Saturday, November 27, 2010

Reflecting on the Radiant Movement, from Lynn

Some very special words were sent my way this week from a dear student, friend, teacher, dancer, and choreographer with whom I have had the pleasure of working for several years.
When someone lives so deeply in their body, it is both a great challenge and a great joy to discover the things that will be most effective on a given day, a given moment. I learn so much from the moment to moment shifts that I see in bodies and minds and continue to trust our dialogues and the dialogues between modalities.
Thanks, Lynn.

"Working with Alex has brought superior awareness of body alignment and functionality while building strength in weak areas and length in compressed joints. As a dancer, choreographer and teacher, my profession possesses a high risk of injury. Alexx’s depth of knowledge and combined methodologies has helped me rehabilitate minor injuries and develop within the confines of chronic ones. The precision of her approach, married with her keen observations, has kept me functional and on my feet for years." - Lynn Neuman, Artistic Director: Artichoke Dance

Monday, November 1, 2010

Testimonials. Generosity. Exchange.

I am honored to share two testimonials with you from dear clients whose growth and intelligence I had the pleasure of observing and nurturing. Many thanks, Karen and Linda.

"Alexx not only has a technical mastery of Pilates, but she also brings her deep understanding of body movement to her teaching style. Although Alexx is extremely accomplished, she is not at all intimidating as an instructor. Her teaching style is warm and attentive, and she uses her expertise to customize the experience of her individual clients according to their specific needs. Having worked with other instructors, I can say that working with Alexx has been a uniquely wonderful experience." - Karen Corrigan, American Express

"There aren't enough wonderful adjectives to describe Alexx Shilling as a human being and a Pilates instructor. I came to Alexx with a lower back problem about 4 years ago and within about 6 months I was feeling better. There was a dramatic improvement! Now... 4 years later, I am much healthier and my abdominal core is strong and tone. As a human being, Alexx is a Joy to be around. She is kind, considerate, caring and she exudes positive energy! I'm going to miss our weekly Pilates sessions, but I look forward to the possibility that our paths will cross again. Anyone would be Lucky to know Alexx and to take one of her classes!" - Linda Schmidt, FOX 5 News