Lisa’s “Why” – Why I became a Pilates Instructor

Last year I shared my story, My “Why”. The “Why” I became a Pilates instructor.
At first the path was very unassuming, until I realized my purpose and that this was it! From there the path has been the exact opposite of accidental or faltering. Once I realized that THIS was the life that would truly make it feel that if you love what you do…you never work a day in your life. Read more about my story here as posted from my instagram page last year and allow me to share my “why”.

It was 2011. I was feeling a little lost until I found this place that felt like home. What I thought was a pause in my career as an architect, became a bridge to my future. Never in my dreams had I imagined I could become a pilates instructor. But one day, just seven years ago, I asked a friend if I could “help out” at her studio.

Since that day, I have poured my heart and soul into bettering my life and the lives of others in this place that still feels like home. I do what I do because I believe in it. It’s something bigger than me, bigger than us. It is Pilates.

I’m excited to bring @purebodyteachertraining to @coresport because you just never know if your pause is your bridge.

#believeinyourself #belimitless #stopoverthinking #sharemystory #mypilateswhy #youcansitwithus

Flash back to 2006, before my Core Sport days. A meeting with a financial planner prompted me to write down all of the things I would do with my extra time and what I would do if I had a million dollars. At the top of both lists was focusing more time and energy on my overall health and wellness. I wanted to hire a personal trainer, take cooking classes, and entertain guests. Thinking it was just another one of those lists of dreams too big to grasp, I tucked it away.

A few years into working at Core Sport, I rediscovered the list and was astonished to find that all of the things I thought would bring me joy in my free time, were now my livelihood.

Never underestimate the power of writing things down. Your goals, feelings, and wishes are the keys to your own universe of possibilities. If you are passionate enough to put it out there, the universe is always listening…
I’m excited to bring @purebodyteachertraining to @coresport because #pilates is my #passion. I encourage everyone to #followyourpassion #writeshitdown #stopoverthinking #sharemystory #mypilateswhy #flashbackfriday #youcansitwithus

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It was 2011. I was feeling a little lost until I found this place that felt like home. What I thought was a pause in my career as an architect, became a bridge to my future. Never in my dreams had I imagined I could become a pilates instructor. But one day, just seven years ago, I asked a friend if I could “help out” at her studio. Since that day, I have poured my heart and soul into bettering my life and the lives of others in this place that still feels like home. I do what I do because I believe in it. It’s something bigger than me, bigger than us. It is Pilates. I’m excited to bring @purebodyteachertraining to @coresport because you just never know if your pause is your bridge. #believeinyourself #belimitless #stopoverthinking #sharemystory #mypilateswhy #youcansitwithus

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Flash back to 2006, before my Core Sport days. A meeting with a financial planner prompted me to write down all of the things I would do with my extra time and what I would do if I had a million dollars. At the top of both lists was focusing more time and energy on my overall health and wellness. I wanted to hire a personal trainer, take cooking classes, and entertain guests. Thinking it was just another one of those lists of dreams too big to grasp, I tucked it away. A few years into working at Core Sport, I rediscovered the list and was astonished to find that all of the things I thought would bring me joy in my free time, were now my livelihood. Never underestimate the power of writing things down. Your goals, feelings, and wishes are the keys to your own universe of possibilities. If you are passionate enough to put it out there, the universe is always listening… I’m excited to bring @purebodyteachertraining to @coresport because #pilates is my #passion. I encourage everyone to #followyourpassion #writeshitdown #stopoverthinking #sharemystory #mypilateswhy #flashbackfriday #youcansitwithus

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This is not an easy topic for me to talk about, but one that is important to my journey. That’s me on the left — I didn’t know anything about a healthy, active lifestyle. It wasn’t until I was introduced to Pilates that I found the magic combination of mindful movement and eating right that my body (and the way I felt about it) changed. That’s also me on the right. I’m not the heaviest I’ve ever been, but I’m not the skinniest either. As a mother of two and a business owner, I lead a busy lifestyle but do my best each day to be kind to myself and my body. I work hard to remind others that health and happiness is not measured in what size pants you wear, but in the effort you put forth each day. @purebodyteachertraining #youcansitwithus #mypilateswhy #stopoverthinking #wechangelives #sharemystory

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