Owner and Pilates Instructor
Laura Garling, owner of All Points Pilates, and Pilates instructor at the studio has been interested in an active lifestyle since she was a child. She grew up swimming, dancing, running, playing tennis and hiking, and taught yoga on and off for years before becoming more focused on Pilates. In 2010, she became a BASI (Body Arts and Sciences) trained Pilates instructor. Laura is interested in the therapeutic benefits of Pilates, and values Pilates for the way it makes people feel better in their bodies.
I have been teaching movement for over 25 years (from the early days of the Jane Fonda Workout!) I was introduced to Pilates at my local gym and was totally hooked. I continued to practice and study and in the mid ’90’s met Dallas based Physical Therapist, Karen Sanzo. Karen had incorporated Pilates into her PT practice for many years and I began to study with her gaining my Full Equipment and Mat Certification. During that time I also began to study yoga with teacher/trainer Karen Prior. My Pilates training sessions focus on the bodies I see in front of me and my years of experience and training allow me incorporate many different modalities into the class. If a Pilates exercise can’t give the student what we’re looking for - there’s always another way.
As a Pilates teacher Lindsay was fortunate to train with Michele Larsson of Core Dynamics Pilates in Santa Fe, NM. Michele, a master teacher, was trained and mentored by Eve Gentry, who was a student at Joseph Pilates’ studio in New York for 25 years. Lindsay is fully certified through Core Dynamics Pilates since 2003, and taught for many years at Michele’s studio before moving into her own space.
All sessions are individualized and concentrate on developing an integrated awareness of how to move efficiently and safely (addressing old patterns of movement) while building strength, flexibility and control which can improve confidence and balance when performing everyday tasks.