The Pilates Movement, located in the heart of LoDo at 1754 Blake Street in Downtown Denver, is a fully equipped Pilates studio, offering high quality instruction to people of all ages and abilities. Experienced instructors tailor sessions to meet the goals of each individual and create customized experiences for all participants of The Pilates Movement. The Pilates Movement offers:
- Private Instruction
- Semi-Private Lessons
- Mat, Reformer, Tower & Low Chair Classes
- Private Corporate Classes
- Express (45 minute) lunchtime classes
- Rehabilitative Instruction
- Equipment Classes (utilizing all Pilates apparatus)
Dana Shriberg, Studio Owner & Certified Pilates Instructor
Dana discovered Pilates over a decade ago and was instantly hooked! After completing the prestigious Teacher Training program at The Pilates Center in Boulder where she studied with a number of 2nd generation Pilates teachers, Dana taught for six years at a prominent Denver studio before opening The Pilates Movement in 2007.
Dana's knowledge of Pilates, combined with her effective teaching style, allows her to work with all types of students. She has trained and mentored other Pilates instructors, has worked with individuals who have specific rehabilitation needs (back injuries, joint dysfunction, and muscular imbalances), as well as trained competitive athletes. Dana believes that Pilates is as much about having fun and personal development as it is about physical fitness. With all of her participants, she emphasizes a holistic approach to Pilates and encourages people to enjoy their practice. Dana is committed to her own development as an instructor and has attended Pilates workshops around the country with Kathleen Stanford Grant, Rael Isacowitz, Michelle Larson, Mary Bowen, Irene Dowd and other esteemed professionals. If you have any questions or comments for Dana, please email her at info@DenverPilatesMovement.com or stop by The Pilates Movement.
Stephanie Parker, Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist
Stephanie has a passion for helping people learn to live and move in their bodies. While teaching Pilates is her main focus, she is also a massage therapist. She stumbled upon Pilates to rehab her shoulders from overuse in massage and she now credits Pilates for successfully helping her avoid surgery in both shoulders. Amazed at the difference in her own body, she soon started teaching her massage clients Pilates exercises to do at home. She went on to officially train and certify with master trainer Donna McLean of EastWest Pilates, and then went on to further her education by certifying at The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. Stephanie also has a bachelors degree in advertising and marketing from the University of Colorado and is proud to call herself a "professional student."
Katie Leigh, Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Massage Therapist
Katie began Pilates at a young age as cross training for dance. Throughout her dance career, she experienced many injuries and discovered the rehabilitative power of Pilates. Had she have not discovered Pilates to rehab and re-pattern her body, her dance career would have certainly been cut short. Katie studied classical Pilates at The Pilates Center in Boulder. She continues to explore movement through many different modalities. Whether it be dance, yoga, running or cycling, she is always open to exploring new forms of movement. Katie loves working with people of all different backgrounds, goals and needs to support each body to reach their fullest potential.
Katie’s goal is to help empower each individual to be in control of their own health, and to provide them with the knowledge to move in sustainable, strong and pain free ways.
Stacey Mulvey, Certified Pilates Instructor, Student of Somatic Therapy
Stacey has a passion and enthusiasm for movement and teaching, which she discovered after being overweight and sedentary. Through her journey of changing her personal fitness level and somatic awareness, she developed a teaching style that approaches movement as a pattern, rather than a shape. She is a pursuing a degree in Somatic Psychology at Naropa, is a graduate of the Advanced Teacher Training Program of The Pilates Center in Boulder, and has taught Callanetics, yoga and pole dance. Stacey agrees with Joseph Pilates' claim that "physical fitness is the first requisite to happiness”.
Callan Curtis, Certified Pilates Instructor, Student of Physical Therapy
Callan has enjoyed being a Pilates instructor since 2011. She found Pilates in her quest to stay healthy while dancing professionally. Callan pursued teaching to share the benefits she had acquired through Pilates, as well as to empower people to fully inhabit their bodies. Callan loves Classical Pilates because it offers something for everyone, whether it be improving general health and fitness, recouping from an injury, or cross-training for other athletic endeavors.
Callan completed the Advanced Teacher Training program at The Pilates Center of Boulder and is currently working towards her doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at the University of Colorado.
Brian Hunt, Certified Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer
Training using the Pilates method for over 15 years, Brian discovered the power of Pilates while supplementing his traditional strength training routine. Finding that he could gain strength and flexibility without the impact of free weights, and seeing the benefits his personal training clients found with Pilates methods he became a lifelong advocate. Brian’s passion for movement is not limited to the Pilates studio: he loves skiing, hiking 14ers, aerial acrobatics and powering through the city on his bike. Brian has experience with all ages, abilities, and special needs. Let him show you how to be a more efficient mover, whether you’re an athlete or learning how to protect and strengthen muscle-skeletal issues.