By Jessica Pino, Senior Manager of Audience Engagement & Marketing
An important “tool” of Pilates is the instructor. But choosing a Pilates instructor to train with can feel a little like speed dating—not only do you want a certified and trained professional, you want someone you get along with! We’re making things easy for you with our “Get to Know Your Ballet Austin Pilates Instructor” blog series, and asked each of our certified Pilates Instructors a few questions.
Meet Elise Pekarek who is not only a Ballet Austin certified Pilates Instructor but is also one of our talented Company Dancers!
- Who’s your favorite Austin musician?
I always enjoy going to see my friend and fellow company dancer Jordan Moser perform with his band.
- What’s your favorite restaurant?
- What are you currently reading?
I recently finished The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. I’m looking for something new!
- Do you have any pets?
Two Boston Terriers, Nitro and Lady.
- What do you do on your free time?
In my free time, I try to do Pilates for myself. I also enjoy going to movies and trying new restaurants.
BONUS Question: What’s your guilty pleasure?
I LOVE Sandy’s cheeseburgers and fries, cheesecake, beer, and Home Slice pizza.