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 »

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 »