Heather Holloway McCash
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Heather Holloway McCash
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PILATES FAQ

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Chances are, you’ve found me because you want to relieve everyday pain in your body, find balance, or be stronger. Or all three.

With Pilates, I can help you achieve your fitness goals and make your body better, from back pain to balance, and everything in-between.

I help clients make subtle changes in their movement, to create big changes in their body.

What is Pilates? 

Pilates is an exercise method where each exercise is precise, controlled and comes from your core muscles. Pilates helps you gain strength and control in your core. You learn to work from your center to increase strength, stability and flexibility throughout your body. We write with one hand, drive with one leg and hold the baby on one hip. All this one sided movement causes imbalance in our muscles and joints. Pilates can help even things out. 

It helps you do everything better: posture is improved, golf handicaps get lower, joint pain is relieved and all your physical activity improves. Even sitting at a desk becomes less taxing on your body.

One of my clients has found that better posture from Pilates has relieved her neck pain from sitting at a desk all day. One of the major benefits of Pilates is that you are able to work from your own level of challenge. If an exercise does not work for your body, there are modifications to include and build strength in everyone.

What’s special about the way that I teach?

My clients love my attention to detail and ability to find tweaks in the movement or alignment to help them better execute the exercises. I have continuing education to work with clients pre and post knee and hip replacement surgery. I use my experience and attention to detail to help clients find their own path to the movement. 

I believe in the foundation of Pilates. 

A healthy understanding of the foundational basics will get you further in Pilates than rushing through the exercises with no regard for form. I teach quality of movement over quantity. 

I also use a new Pilates app that keeps track of your progress, the exercises you have completed and the equipment you have used. After each month of private sessions you will receive a report of the level of exercises, the stability and mobilization in each joint, which muscles you activated and elongated, and more. This measures and documents your progress to goals and ensures that we have balanced workouts. 

Where can you take Pilates with me? 

I teach Pilates at Willow Pilates Studio in Green Hills, Nashville, TN. I also teach long-distance sessions over Skype or FaceTime. All sessions are 50 minutes. 

Please contact me directly by email hollowayheather@mac.com to book appointments with me. 

How often should I do Pilates?

Most people find that two to three sessions per week (combo of private and group) work to help them achieve their goals. If you can only take Pilates once a week, it will still work. As with anything in your mind and body, consistency is key. 

What are your rates? 

I have a one-time introductory package of three private sessions for $189. Intro packages must be used within 30 days in order to get the most benefit. 

The following rates are for private sessions at Willow Pilates Studio, booked directly through me.  If you want a more affordable, social option, pull your friends together for a group session of two, three, or four!

 All sessions are subject to 24 hour notice for change or cancellation. 

All sessions are subject to 24 hour notice for change or cancellation.