Hometown: Dewittville, New York (Chautauqua Lake Area)
College attended and degree earned: Bachelor of Arts in History from University of Arizona
Years teaching Pilates: since 2009
Years taking Pilates: since 2001
Trained by: Katrina Foe through Balanced Body
Continuing Education: Pilates on Tour Rehab Summit 2010 & 2011, Pilates Method Alliance 2011
Hobbies: Family Time, Pilates, Reading, Outdoor Activities
Children: 5 girls and 2 boys – Hadleigh, Delaney, Ainsley, Whitley, Kellen, Tobin & Cassidy
Philosophy statement: When fully embraced, Pilates is a lifestyle; a choice to be fully connected physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually with your body during all of life’s daily activities, large and small.
Favorite Pilates exercise and why: Short spine. I enjoy the elongation of my spine while stretching my hamstrings and lower back.
How Pilates helped me: Increased flexibility, improved posture, overall strength, stress relief, better sleep, more energy.
Why I enjoy teaching Pilates: Working with the amazing movement capabilities and intelligent design of the human body is an incredible blessing.