Replenish Pilates | Portland Oregon Photographer

February 17, 2017  •  Leave a Comment

Each week I plan to highlight a local business that will help you find time to relax and take care of you. These will be great for expectant moms, new moms or seasoned moms. These are all local businesses that I have made connections with in our community to help you realize the amazing services out there to help you be or not be super mom. Be sure to check in weekly because they are all incredible and different.

Susan of Replenish PilatesTaken by Uniquely Wise Photography in Portland Oregon.

A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to sit in on a pilates class given by Susan, at Replenish Pilates. It was a semi-private class with two moms and their sweet baby boys. 

Moms working out with their babies at Replenish PilatesTaken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon.

Susan is passionate about serving women in all phases of motherhood; and believes movement is about more than developing a strong physical core. She believes it is about cultivating a deep inner strength, and she is honored to join women on this journey of reconnecting to how their body moves, is aligned and carries them throughout each day.

Susan began practicing Pilates in 2008 after the birth of her son. She was immediately inspired by the gentle flow of the movement, and deep mind-body connection she discovered. While working in the corporate world and navigating her role as a new mother, she used Pilates as the avenue to reconnect to her body and ease her mind. It was that feeling that inspired Susan to share her passion with others, and become a STOTT Pilates Certified Instructor and Licensed Mamalates Birth Recovery Instructor. She now supports women in a private and semi-private setting at Portland Family Health, and also offers a community class at Alma Education & Movement Space. She is truly honored to support women at these locations, as both are anchors in our Portland community for compassion, empowerment and warmth.

The time Susan spends with moms is tailored to support their specific needs at each session. She will meet you where you are both physically and emotionally because she understands the challenges of juggling motherhood while also taking strides for personal growth and healing. Following each session, Susan provides email follow-up that includes specific exercises to continue between sessions. Oh, and babies & children are welcome during private sessions at Portland Family Health...and non-crawling babes are welcome at the Alma community class!

                  Moms working out with their babies at Replenish PilatesTaken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon Moms working out with their babies at Replenish PilatesTaken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon

Moms working out with their babies at Replenish Pilates.Taken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon. Moms working out with their babies at Replenish Pilates.Taken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon.

I also asked Susan about her and she said, "I LOVE chocolate and peanut butter, LOVE the city, AND the country, taking LONG hikes, YUMMY wine, FUN company, she is Introverted and LOVEs to travel.

If you're interested in her classes, please feel to reach out to her at susan@replenishpilates.com.

Replenish Pilates located at Portland Family Health in Portland OregonTaken by Uniquely Wise Photography of Portland Oregon

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