While on a country getaway, I went to my very first Pilates class. Saturday morning my lovely husband babysat my daughter as a girlfreind and I paid a visit to this top-notch studio. I think it may be just the thing to reshape my mid-section. Sure the baby weight came off easily enough, but my stomach bears the tell-tale marks of motherhood. Nicole, my instructor at Pilates Hudson really helped me target my core. The class (see picture) I attended is in Hudson, NY (Columbia County), but Nicole tells me they are opening a West Village location. Even if you're not a NY'er, I'd recommend looking into Pilates.