Can a home gym be pretty? Yes, or at least maybe. So long as you have the right model. And we think we've found it: the boutique Pilates studio. In-home Pilates studios have a noble tradition. Joseph Pilates himself taught out of his apartment in New York City, and some of the best Pilates studios are tiny operations — one room and a few pieces of artful equipment — a scale which makes them just right for cribbing from for your own home workout space.