My Pure Pilates Story: Tara Hochstetler: ‘I feel healthier and stronger than I ever have before’

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Above photo: Tara Hochstetler (left) with friends at the Bayshore Half Marathon finish. Tara credits her Pilates practice with helping her running performance. — Traverse City runner Tara Hochstetler knew for years that she probably should incorporate strength training into her exercise routine. “Weakness in my core was causing problems with my hips and knees,” she says,… Read more »

New Studio Space for Pure Pilates!

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October is a month of new beginnings for Pure Pilates, with our studio relocating to the beautiful Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Here’s what founder and owner Jennifer Cutler shared about this exciting move and how it’s been going at the studio’s fresh digs at 1371 Gray Drive, suite 400. (Our new neighbors? Brunch spot Sugar… Read more »

My Pure Pilates Story: Jennifer Warren, alleviating back pain and enjoying life again

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When a friend suggested she try Pilates to alleviate severe back pain, Jennifer Warren was skeptical. “I truly didn’t understand how different it was from physical therapy,” she says. “I assumed it to be similar, and since physical therapy was not working, I didn’t believe Pilates would do it for me.” An interaction with her… Read more »

Power of Pilates: How time in the studio helped heal Jackie’s foot

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An everyday task — carrying laundry downstairs — led to a foot injury and a winter of rest, healing and rehabilitation for Jackie Fiegel. “I missed the bottom step of the stairs,” recalls Jackie, a longtime instructor at Pure Pilates, of the early December incident that caused shooting pain in her right foot. She’d broken… Read more »