Heather, a Pilates Method Alliance® Certified Pilates Instructor, discovered Pilates while looking for a way to stay active and gain strength, while managing the demands of raising an active family and balancing a career. Loving the way Pilates made her feel, Heather’s passion for Pilates led her down a life changing path and into the rigorous Teacher Training program at the internationally acclaimed “Pilates Center” in Boulder, Colorado.
[blockquote source=”Pilates Style Magazine”]Founded in 1990 by sisters Amy Taylor Alpers and Rachel Taylor Segel; both trained in ballet and studied with Romana Kryzanowska. school strength: Called the Harvard of Pilates teacher programs. Emphasizes ‘teaching the art of teaching,’ with a focus on maintaining health through Joseph Pilates’ original program.”[/blockquote]
There, under the tutelage of 2nd generation teachers Amy Taylor Alpers and Rachel Taylor Segel, Heather was trained in the classical traditions of Joseph Pilates, graduating from this comprehensive program with over 1500 internship hours.
Although Heather loves teaching Pilates in all formats, her Pilates skills and depth of knowledge of this art are best exposed in private pilates lessons where she helps students achieve maximum personal growth.
This passion is the reason Heather now offers Pilates in Highlands Ranch.
Heather is American Heart Association (AHA), CPR Certified for Adults, Children and Infants with the ability to to perform essential CPR skills and to use an AED.
She also has a current professional association membership with the Pilates Method Alliance.
You may connect with her through her Google+ at +Heather Thompson