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Meet the Team: Kelsey Garcia

interviews pilates Mar 28, 2016

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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