I love Stomach Massage. Clients always hate it at first. But, as they start to become stroner, more aware of their bodies, and gain a better understanding of the Pilates principles, you can see it all start to click for them through this exercise. It is rewarding to watch clients go from dreading it or not feeling it's value and benefots, to really appreciating it and welcoming new variations.
I love Stomach Massage. Clients always hate it at first. But, as they start to become stronger, more aware of their bodies, and gain a better understanding of the Pilates principles, you can see it all start to click for them through this exercise. It is rewarding to watch clients go from dreading it or not feeling it’s value and benefits, to really appreciating it and welcoming new...
Alix is and always will be a Jersey Girl at heart. She left the Garden state to attend the University of Delaware where she graduated in 2006 with a BA in Biology and a BS in Exercises Physiology. She then moved to Boston, where she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2009.
After graduation Alix made her way down to sunny Miami. She specializes in Pilates-based rehabilitation for orthopedic and sports-related injuries as well as an experienced group instructor as well. She is a Polestar Pilates trained Pilates practitioner who is excited to share her love and knowledge of movement science with other people.
If Joseph Pilates were alive today what would you ask him to work on with you?
TEASER! What is your favorite and least favorite Pilates exercise?
Favorite exercise: standing leg series facing side and front because I just love working out my legs!
Least favorite: I don’t really have a...
Sabine Gempel is a board certified Physical Therapist and a Pilates Method Alliance certified Pilates instructor.
She graduated with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She was born and raised in West Palm Beach, FL before moving to North Carolina to pursue a double major in Dance and Exercise Sports Science at Elon University. She taught dance and exercise classes for 8 years before enrolling at the University of Miami. She is passionate about health, fitness, and sports. She incorporates her dance background with her medical knowledge to provide clients with a positive and safe movement experience.
How long have you been at Pilates in the Grove?
I have been working here just over a year now.
If Joseph Pilates were alive today and you had the chance to work with him what would you ask him to teach you?
Bridging on the Ladder Barrel....