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Meet the Team: Kelsey Garcia

Meet the Team: Kelsey Garcia

We want you to get to know our incredible team at Pilates in the Grove a little bit better! We took some time to ask Kelsey a few fun questions that we are sharing with you today. 

Favorite thing to eat for breakfast

I’m from Texas…so breakfast burritos have always been a staple in my diet

I don’t leave home without???

Burt’s beeswax chapstick

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

How to do the most insane Pilates exercise ever-the Squirrel on the Trapeze table

What qualities do you admire in a teacher?

Innovation, precision, and making the client both smile and sweat throughout their workout

Top 3 places you have traveled?

Patagonia (the Chilean side), Morocco, and hiking the Inca trail to Machu Picchu.

Top 3 places you would like to travel?

I would LOVE to go to Thailand, India and New Zealand!

How would you describe your fashion style?

Ideally? Boho chic…realistically? Colorful and comfy

3 things you would grab in a fire?

Passport, wedding photo album, and my vinyls

Top 3 things on your bucket list?

Travel to every continent (Yes-even Antarctica!),  become a mother, and get my PhD

When was your Pilates a-ha moment?

When I discovered the alignment of my ribs over my pelvis meant my core was working

Favorite Blog?

Localeur.com-It gives you tips/blurbs on best places to go in the city straight from the mouths of locals

Favorite Book?

I can only choose one?  Hmm..I’d probably have to go with The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Favorite quote?

There is within each of us a potential for goodness beyond our imagining, for giving which seeks no reward; for listening without judgement; for loving unconditionally

-Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

How has Pilates changed your body? Your outlook?

Pilates has transformed the way I view movement in myself and in my clients-it also has made me feel more empowered both internally and externally

I am an expert in…???

Getting the most bang for your buck when traveling…Airbnbs, groupon, kayak.com, etc.-you name it, I’ve heard of it and I’ll figure out how to use it to my advantage when globe-trotting!

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

My favorite Miami spot-Lagniappe!  Or truthfully, on my couch watching Netflix with my hubby

How would you describe your teaching style?

Creative and upbeat

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

“Lift all 3 of your holes” to engage the pelvic floor…hilarious and way too descriptive

What has been your biggest teaching blunder?

Walking between clients when they are performing feet in straps and getting kicked


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