Training with Kathryn
Balanced Body Trained, NCPT | Rooted Trained, Pre-Natal Instructor
Kathryn offers Individual and Small Group Training in Pilates, Pre-natal Pilates, and Slings Myofascial Training in Needham and Boston. It is her goal to help you strengthen your relationship with your body through experiencing movement. Understanding your body's strengths, habits, and needs will help you grow towards your individual goals. By taking into account your lifestyle, medical conditions, past or current injuries, and athletic pursuits Kathryn is able to work with almost anybody. Her individualized approach allows you to start at whatever level you are at. By consistently practising a pilates program designed exclusively for you, you will notice improved flexibility, stability, adaptability & strength. Improved circulation, respiratory function, hormonal balance, increased energy, and muscle length & tone are also benefits of practicing Pilates.
Kathryn is comprehensively trained on all Pilates Equipment by Balanced Body and professionally certified by the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA). She is trained as a Prenatal Instructor by Rooted Boston. As a strong believer in continuing education, Kathryn has recently participated in Integral Anatomy and received certifications from Anatomy Trains in Motion, & Slings Myofascial Training Education Part 1. She is currently continuing her education in Slings Myofascial Movement Techniques.
"Change Happens Through Movement & Movement Heals"
- Joseph Pilates
Kathryn was my personal Pilates instructor for 9 months and not only did she completely help me sort out a knee problem, which has been painful for years; I also gained much-needed core strength, flexibility, and balance. Not to mention losing weight and gaining muscle
I still miss having her as my instructor, as she is a lovely person to be around and has a great sense of humour. A rare find.
Kathryn was consistently encouraging, patient and knowledgeable as an instructor. She always took the time to explain what areas were being targeted by different exercises, and educated herself on my range of movement and skill level, taking feedback and adjusting movements to work with my body, while challenging me with goals to improve strength and flexibility. As a graduate student with poor posture, I always left Pilates with Kathryn feeling a foot taller than when I went in!
I am a retired family physician, trained in diagnosis and treatment. I was so impressed with Kathryn's ability to figure out which of my muscles and joints were causing me pain, and to teach me ways to lessen my pain. Kathryn's Pilates sessions were transformative for me and my pain.
I am very grateful for my Pilates sessions with Kathryn. She is an empathetic, knowledgable, and gentle instructor.