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interviews pilates Mar 07, 2016

I don’t leave home without???

My phone

 

If Joseph Pilates were alive today what would you ask him or have him teach you?

Breathing.

 

What qualities do you admire in a teacher?

A great eye to correct, connecting with clients, teaching with a purpose, creative verbal cueing.

 

Top 3 places I have traveled:

Colorado, Israel, New York

 

Top 3 places I would like to travel:

Napa, Italy, Spain

 

How would you describe your fashion style?

Classic with edge

 

3 things you would grab in a fire?

My favorite framed picture of my kids, my phone, my ipad and purse

 

Top 3 things on your bucket list?

Need a new one!

 

When was your Pilates a-ha moment?

Learning how to really lift up from my pelvic floor to connect deep with my core.

 

Favorite Blog?

Mindbody green and Smartbrief Nutrition

 

Favorite Book?

The Secret

 

Favorite quote?

Keep Your head high, Glutes tight and your coffee strong

 

How has Pilates changed your body? Your outlook?

I am stronger and leaner.  Pilates makes me Happy and Feel great, whether I am teaching or taking class.

 

I am an expert in…???

Diet and Nutrition. I am a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist

 

On any Saturday night you will most likely find me at…???

A cool new restaurant, bar or event.

 

How would you describe your teaching style?

My own, I have been told by clients that one of my strengths is getting them to really feel and connect to each pilates movement, not just do it.

 

What is the funniest thing you have ever heard in the studio?

I have a couple that attends my classes regularly.  The husband has a sense of humor.  I was complementing him on his recent weight loss and he looked me straight in the face and told me his wife doesn’t feed him. I totally lost it and so did the rest of the class.  His wife just shook her head.  Maybe you had to be there!

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