This week we chatted with Lesley Logan, a graduate of The Pilates Center, Boulder, CO’s Master’s Program. After taking her first Pilates class in Orange County, Lesley was hooked and altered her life to take Pilates every day. Lesley travels the world teaching Pilates’ workshops and retreats – her most recent in Cambodia! She’s a busy lady, but, as we’ve been lucky enough to discover,
This week we had a wonderful chat with TPC grad and Finnish native Susanne Liiri, who, via a stint in London, ended up in Boulder, CO where she completed The Pilates Center’s Advanced Teacher Training Program. Susanne has taught all over the world, including London, Beirut, Dubai, Australia, Finland and Dublin and is passionate about Pilates, tango and climbing.
By Amy Taylor Alpers
Pilates teachers are sometimes at their wits’ ends trying to figure out what is a real, true Pilates rule and what isn’t. Whom do you believe? Whose rules do you follow? As a rule-follower myself, I totally understand this struggle. For 30 years now, I’ve been extolling the benefits of classical Pilates – it works,
This week we chatted with Nick Hongola – TPC Graduate, actor, ukulele player and gardener! Nick graduated from The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Intermediate Plus Program in winter 2016. He works at Body Chemistry Pilates Studio in the Mission District of San Francisco, is originally from Richmond, California, and first discovered Pilates in graduate school when one of his movement instructors taught him the Hundred.
This week we chat with Michelle Stutesman who graduated from The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Advanced Teacher Training Program in 2005. Michelle discovered Pilates as a high school dance student and continued to practice as an undergraduate at university. She is a TPC Licenced Teacher Trainer, teaching out of Alotapilates as well as her own home-based studio in Minneapolis.
This week we chat with Aliyah Hardy, Graduate of The Pilates Center, Boulder’s Advanced Teacher Training Program and owner of The Pilates Center of Rockville, Maryland. Aliyah began practicing the Pilates Method while working as a structural engineer and strategic planner. Years of dance training, track and field, and other physical activities laid the foundation for her love of movement,
This week we had the pleasure of chatting with Teresa Lee, who graduated from The Pilates Center’s Advanced Teacher Training Program in 2003. Teresa discovered Pilates over twenty years ago when studying dance at University of Oregon. She moved to Boulder CO in 2001 to dance with Boulder Ballet, discovered TPC and the rest is history. Teresa is a TPC Host Advisor and owns reForm Pilates and Movement Studio in Portland,
This week we chat with Katie Cummings whose Pilates journey began with mat classes at the University of San Diego. Katie graduated from the Advanced Teacher Training Program at The Pilates Center, Boulder, Colorado in 2018 and she teaches at Mogo Pilates in Minneapolis.
Hi Katie, how are you today?
I am enjoying the summer with my family!
This week we chat with Kavita Prakash, owner of Pilates for Wellbeing – the very first fully equipped Classical Pilates studio in India. A one time competitive athlete, Kavita discovered Pilates whilst living and working in Dubai. She loved the Pilates method so much she gave up her established corporate career and pursued her dream to become a graduate of The Pilates Center,
This week we chatted with Livia Maldonado, a recent graduate of TPC, Boulder’s Bridge Program. Livia teaches at Pilates Ancora, in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain and says her training was a full family affair (having moved her husband and kids to Boulder!) and that she couldn’t have made it through without the help and support of her amazing husband,