Pauline Lockard is a certified Pilates Instructor, personal trainer and licensed massage therapist. She started her career in fitness with an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University, and then taught group exercise classes while serving a full career in the military. She worked as a Specialist and Examiner for the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America […]
After many years of searching for a sustainable exercise practice, Shannon Houck discovered Pilates. Initially, it was a great way to rebuild strength after breaking her wrist, and then it quickly evolved to the best hour of her day! She realized that Pilates provided a mental and physical challenge which other types of exercise are […]
Libby is thrilled to be joining Michelle and her excellent team of teachers at Pilates Connection. Libby’s fitness journey began many years ago after the birth of her second daughter when she decided to improve her health. That desire soon led to an interest in helping other people improve their own health, and she enrolled […]
As a former ballet dancer, and someone who swam competitively in college, Betsy Young felt that something was missing from her fitness routine. Having never really enjoyed traditional classes or weight rooms, she was searching for something more meaningful, something that respected the mind-body connection. Betsy was looking for a workout that was deep and […]
My Pilates journey began with finding a way to alleviate back pain caused by scoliosis. I have always loved movement and sports but after years of impact on a misaligned spine, I struggling with pain through my first pregnancy. Pilates was the remedy. With practice, I was soon pain free.
Susan Lowery is an aerialist & instructor who recently moved to the area, purchasing a mountainside home in Shenandoah Farms. Susan started her professional life in the science world. As a published biologist, she has worked for Battelle, NASA, New Mexico State University, Corning and Juniata College. In one facet or another, Susan has always […]