Have you ever thought of becoming a fitness instructor of some sort? Or maybe you love movement and healing and living a healthy life. Or perhaps you feel your life’s calling is to help people in some capacity. If you answered yes or slightly nodded your head to any of these, then keep reading. … Continue reading A Path to Becoming a Pilates Instructor
Energy. Spunk. Positivity. These are just a few words that one might use to describe Courtney Yarch. She is one of our dedicated Reformer and Barre instructors at Pilates in East and Pilates in Ada. If you have ever taken a class from Courtney, you can feel her love for fitness and movement ooze from … Continue reading Spunk, Energy and Positivity: Meet Courtney Yarch – November Instructor of the Month
In speaking with instructor, Lisa Buth, it takes about .3 seconds to pick up on her passion for Pilates. Back in 2007, Lisa was looking to mix up her fitness routine with her friend Nancy Peterson. Ahmé Bovée has just opened Pilates in East, so the two friends gave Pilates a try. As Lisa says, … Continue reading Lisa Buth – Pilates Passion turns into a Career
Ten years ago, Pilates in East first opened its doors to the public in Grand Rapids. Over this past decade, hundreds of clients have joined us to strengthen, lengthen, stretch and tone in our Mat, Barre and Reformer classes. It has been amazing to watch the growth and excitement in the community. Starting in a 1,000 square … Continue reading Celebrating 10 Years and a New Studio!
If you have been to the studio at Pilates in East, you have most likely seen Jen Shaw coming, going or teaching either a group class or a private session. Her warm and infectious personality is hard to miss. After two C-sections, several knee surgeries and years of physical therapy, Jen sought out a way … Continue reading Jen Shaw: March’s Instructor of the Month at Pilates in East