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Cara Reeser

A little bit about Cara...

Cara Reeser is the owner and Master Teacher at Pilates Aligned Inc. in Denver, Colorado. She has earned a BA in Dance from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Dance, from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. It was at NYU that Cara began her initial studies in the Pilates Method with first generation Master Teacher, Kathleen Stanford Grant. Cara continued to study with her mentor, Ms. Grant, until her death in 2010.

In 1993, Cara moved to Boulder, Colorado where she continued her Pilates training at The Pilates Center. After certification, Cara taught at the Center for six years and it was during this time that she began to develop her own work, greatly influenced by her teacher, Kathy Grant.

In 2001 Cara opened Pilates Aligned studio in Denver, Colorado. In her studio Cara and her staff teach a growing clientele. In addition, Cara mentors visiting professionals and hosts a variety of Continuing Education workshops.

As a second-generation Pilates instructor and lineage carrier of the Kathy Grant work, Cara is a well respected and highly sought-after member of the worldwide Pilates industry.

In addition, she has served on the faculty of Naropa University, where she taught courses in dance and movement studies. She, herself, is a modern dancer and choreographer, Primarily, creating and performing in the Denver area – often at the invitation of fine arts and dance-space venues. Cara has also been a serious student of Yoga for more than 8 years – helping to round out her own knowledge of mind-body science.

Cara Reeser classes

  • Play Pilates Class 325

    Pilates Class 325

    INTERMEDIATE - 20 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    This class has a strong focus on extension- this means that there is a lot of “opening” or stretching of the...

  • Play Pilates Class 324

    Pilates Class 324

    ADVANCED - 10 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    In this quick 10 minutes class Cara is cutting on the number of reps to squeeze in as many exercises and as much movement...

  • Play Class 321

    Pilates Class 321

    INTERMEDIATE - 30 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    This class is focused on articulation of the spine. Cara uses the 10 Bands idea and also introduces the idea of moving as if we have...

  • Play Class 320

    Pilates Class 320

    INTERMEDIATE - 20 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    A 20 minutes class that works on moving from squatting to sitting to rolling to standing. These movements are all good for...

  • Play Class 326

    Pilates Class 326

    BASIC - 10 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    A little gem of a class with focus on side bending. In this class Cara explains how to side bend well and gives images to help...

  • Play Class 323

    Pilates Class 323

    INTERMEDIATE - 20 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    In this great class Cara is using an awareness technique to help use our bodies in a more efficient, controlled and safe...

  • Play Class 322

    Pilates Class 322

    ADVANCED - 30 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    In the Advanced work we have many exercises that require supporting the weight of the body on the arms. In this...

  • Play Cara Reeser pilates

    Pilates Class 319

    BASIC - 10 MINUTES - CARA REESER
    In this class Cara teaches us about spinal articulation and control, allowing us to find were we move better and where we...

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