Move Fitness & Pilates is a bright home studio, fully equipped with state of the art Merrithew equipment, offering private, semi-private and small group training. We are located in the west end of Ottawa, Ontario.

Founder, Danielle Doucet is a fully certified STOTT PILATES Instructor, and is certified in Pilates for MS and Neurological Conditions, as well as Oov Fundamentals.

Most people arrive at Move Fitness & Pilates because they are in pain and unable to move well enough to do the things they want to do. As an intuitive and caring practitioner, Danielle has a passion for figuring out how to get you moving optimally. She believes in tailoring your session to what you and your body need that day; whether it be dealing with pain or injury through gentle restorative movement, or an intense workout.

She has grown her expertise through years of working with rehab patients in collaboration with physiotherapists and other health practitioners. Danielle has extensive training and experience teaching a diverse clientele, and offers movement training for everyone from elite athletes to those with mobility issues, scoliosis, those rehabilitating from injuries and/or surgery, chronic conditions including neurological conditions, autoimmune disease, cancer, and traumatic brain injury.

The STOTT PILATES method is effective in correcting muscle imbalances, improving posture and creating more functional and efficient breathing and movement patterns. For more information about STOTT PILATES visit

At MOVE Fitness & Pilates you will find specialized Pilates apparatus as well as other unique equipment to tailor your movement session to your needs, including:

MELT Rollers and Hand & Foot Treatment Kits

The OOV® is a unique 3D balance training tool that enhances balance, mobility, stability and nervous system regulation. For more information about the OOV® visit:

Testimonials: "Whenever I go to Danielle with any kind of pain, whether it be gym related or work related, she is able to assess me, find the problem and is instantly able to execute the plan of action. Since I have been seeing Danielle, my posture, mobility and core strength, as well as my muscle recognition have improved remarkably well and I am able to utilize these strengths in all of my other physical activities. I highly recommend her to all of my clients, friends and family. “ - Karen
“I love working out with Danielle. Her expertise is helping me achieve my goals!“ - Kathy
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