Lindy Irwin has fourteen years of experience teaching classical Pilates. She grew up as a classical ballet dancer in Saint Petersburg, Florida and studied at various ballet schools including Pennsylvania Ballet, Boston Ballet, Dallas Metropolitan Ballet, and Ballet Austin.Â Lindy was exposed to Pilates as supplemental conditioning for ballet training. Â She turned to Pilates as her main focus to heal her severe Achilles tendonitis and inflammation brought upon by dance.Â She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Ballet from Texas Christian University, where Pilates was an integral part of the dance program.Â She earned her classical comprehensive certification from Colleen Glenn in 2002 in Dallas, Texas and began teaching.Â She went on to study at the classical Pilates education center, The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado, where she completed the Masterâ€™s Program in 2007.Â Working with their remarkable teachers, inspired Lindy to do more study in Boulder and complete their Advanced Teacher Training Program in 2013.Â Lindy is Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certified.Â In 2014, Lindy presented an anatomy workshop for The Pilates Center teacher training program in Boulder.
Lindy earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Baylor University in 2010, where she practiced in Vascular Surgery and saw the devastating ill effects of disease that pervades a large portion of the population. This experience enhanced Lindyâ€™s commitment to helping people reap the physiological benefits of Pilates, such as spinal and joint decompression, improved breathing, increased circulation, and tissue oxygenation, as it pertains to preventive health and quality of life.
Lindy has worked with clients from ages 12-80, as well as, a range of populations including those suffering from various chronic conditions including spinal disc and vertebral pathologies, shoulder ailments, arthritis, and clients with clinical diagnosis of systemic disease. In August of 2014, Lindy welcomed her little baby boy, and since then, thoroughly enjoys working with fellow postnatal mothers. Lindyâ€™s mission is aligned with the greater mission that Joseph Pilates had for his lifeâ€™s work, which is to enhance the quality of life through improved health and conditioning of all those that come to her.