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, Student of Massage Therapy
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.
Emily Power, Certified Pilates Intructor, Physical Therapy Doctorate student
Originally from Iowa, Emily ventured to New York in 2000 to pursue choreography and dance performance after graduating from the University of Iowa with a B.F.A. in Modern Dance. She was introduced to Pilates while dancing at school, and discovered its beneficial impact to all movement (not just dance!). Certified in Pilates Mat and Apparatus from the Kane School of Core Integration based in New York City, Emily has been teaching Pilates since 2002. Emily has had the pleasure of instructing a wide base of clientele in Brooklyn, NY at Indigo Studio and has been teaching out of her home studio in Denver since she transplanted here in 2009. Emily is certified in Prenatal Pilates through Debbi Goodman, MSPT, and provides specialized instruction for osteoporosis, post-injury rehab, scoliosis, and gait analysis, as well as other instructional modifications for clients with particularized physical needs.
Amanda Chavez, Certified Pilates Instructor
Amanda first experienced The Pilates Method as a form of cross training. She found that the work was strengthening and invigorating, and was inspired by the positive impact she felt. Amanda wanted to share her enthusiasm for the many physical and mental benefits of Pilates, and developed an excitement for teaching. She received her training from The Pilates Center in Boulder. Amanda is committed to helping others move through the world with greater ease and confidence.
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.