Isn’t it fantastic that Catie Loeffler (53) can say; “I have not had any pain since!” Thanks to Pilates and a great teacher.
I am Catie Loeffler, healthy with the exception of neck and knee issues. I live in Temecula, CA. I started Pilates two months ago. My next door neighbor, Sunni Almond teaches Classical Pilates. I take private Pilates lessons. Sunni includes both mat and apparatus. My favorite is whichever one I can actually do at the moment. I was told that the pain in my knee was arthritis and I really couldn’t do much about it. I honestly don’t know which exercises have helped the most in Pilates, but I have not had any pain since!
I love Pilates because it requires slowing down and focuses on building my strength from the inside out. Classical Pilates takes time for me to understand and to actually execute. I am a slow learner. 😉
I have tried Pilates combo classes, group classes, etc. It wasn’t until I started training with Sunni that I actually began to understand control! She is passionate about staying true to Classical Pilates and teaching people of all abilities. She is so patient with me! I chose her because when we moved in next door to her, I noticed she had a strong body and I wanted to be strong. 🙂
My goal is to actually understand and execute all of the exercises! As I said, I am a very slow learner when it comes to Pilates so this could take the rest of my life. I have a very stressful job and Pilates slows me down and take care of me. 🙂