Who we are.
Cate opened Evolution Pilates in 2002, with the mission
of creating an education center for clients and
fitness professionals to train in the Pilates Method. She graduated
from Boston University in 1999 with a Bachelor of
Science degree in Human Movement Education, and became
an NSCA-Certified Personal Trainer later that year. Cate
has been teaching Pilates and somatic education in
clinical and studio settings for 15 years, specializing
in post-rehabilitation and athletic conditioning. She
has been an Instructor Trainer representing Merrithew
Health and Fitness since 2005, practicing Total Barre,
ZEN•GA mindful movement, and is a Lead IT for STOTT
Cate is a self-proclaimed body nerd who is obsessed with
all things that move and shake. Her favorite topics to
study are fascia, scoliosis, the psoas, walking, and
feet. In addition to her Pilates education, Cate has
been trained in Craniosacral Therapy, Kinesiotaping, and
Continuum Movement, and continues to study the work of
Liz Koch (The Psoas Book) and Katy Bowman (Restorative
Exercise). Cate draws on her diverse education to
create a unique teaching style, but credits her success
to always being able to incorporate Star Wars or the
Muppets into her lessons in a way that really resonates
with her clients.
Kelly is a STOTT
PILATES Certified Instructor. She has been teaching
Pilates since 2006, and dance since 2000. Kelly holds a
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance and Theatre from
Manhattanville College, 2006. Kelly has a deep
kinesthetic understanding of the body and the ways it
can move because of her many years of Modern Dance
training. Kelly is a challenging and energetic
instructor who prides herself in helping clients to
reach their individual potential, while understanding
their personal needs and goals.
Lindsay is a performer, teacher and lover of dance.
Lindsay is certified in Mat Pilates through the Physical
Mind Institute in New York City and is a STOTT PILATES
Educated Reformer and Total Barre® instructor. For the
past three years Lindsay has trained and performed in
NYC with various contemporary choreographers. As a
former member of Dance Connect, she performed in New
York, Boston and Hartford, and is currently a company
member of DancEnlight. With her dance background,
Lindsay believes in strengthening the core to allow the
rest of the body to flow gracefully while dancing or
walking through life.
Lindsay received her Bachelor of Science degree in
communications from Suffolk University, and has an MBA
in Finance and Real Estate from the University of
Fun Facts & Tips
Pilates is a form of resistance training, which builds lean
muscle. The benefit? Your calorie burn can last for hours,
even after class has ended.
If you want to make
it easier for your instructor to check your alignment during
class, or if you want to take a peek yourself, wear clothing
with visible seams.
We don't just talk
because we like the sound of our voices. Instructors are
constantly giving you feedback that you can use to stay
focused in each moment and realign your body.
Pilates invented and promoted the Pilates method of physical
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