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Instructor Spotlight: June 2018

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Patti You’ve been a fully certified Pilates instructor for years now. Tell us about that. In the late 90’s, I became a Certified Fitness Instructor and loved it. Soon thereafter I was introduced to Pilates by my sister-in-law and soon-to-be mentor, Bonnie. I fell in love with Pilates and was fully certified on all Pilates equipment by Body Arts and Science International, a rigorous program which includes anatomy, postural analysis, and many hours of Pilates training. What does Pilates do for you, personally? I get immense personal satisfaction from sharing my knowledge with my Pilates clients. I also feel a…

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Instructor Spotlight: March 2018

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Helen You’ve been a fully certified Pilates instructor for years now.  Tell us about that. Yes, I was certified by Jane Erskine at the Pacific Northwest School of Pilates back in 2001 after practicing Pilates as a client at her studio for over 10 years, and I’ve been teaching ever since. In addition to my training with Jane, I’ve attended numerous workshops with other wonderful teachers who have been very influential, most notably Dixie Schulman, who studied with Pilates elder Kathy Grant. Whenever I use a quirky cue that makes my clients laugh, I know Dixie is watching over me!…

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