Instructor Spotlight: Jennifer Lee

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Late last year, Pure Pilates welcomed Jennifer Lee, a longtime dancer and Pilates instructor, to our team. Jennifer, whose family moved from the East Coast to Traverse City this past fall, first learned of mat Pilates in the mid-1980s followed by reformer Pilates a bit later, in 1992. But it was in 2000, while living… Read more »

New Instructor Spotlight: Krystin Saputo

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After the birth of her second child, Krystin Saputo turned to Pilates – a new form of exercise for her – as a way of getting back into shape. “It was such a new feeling for my body after having two kids,” Krystin, a longtime dancer, remembers of the classes she began taking at a downstate Michigan studio… 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 »