Essential Mat


This class is taught by:

Kim Harris


Kim Harris is the owner of Personal Pilates. She is a certified STOTT PILATES® instructor with certification in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrels. Kim has also received additional education and certification in Special Populations and Working with Injuries. She received her training at John Garey Fitness and Pilates in Long Beach, the leading Pilates training studio in Southern California.

Kim has been involved in fitness training and teaching for more than 20 years. She studied dance at San Jose State University and went on to enjoy a successful career as a competitive gymnast, professional dancer, and choreographer for stage and television. Teaching Pilates, integrating body precision and placement, breathing, bio-mechanics and communication, are all natural extensions of Kim’s experience in athletics and dance.

In her work with you at Personal Pilates, Kim will tailor an individual program to address your specific needs. She will help you to look better and feel better.

Carissa Ashly


Carissa is a fully certified STOTT Pilates instructor. She was first introduced to Pilates while completing a BFA in Dance at the University of Minnesota. Merging the knowledge she gained from studying dance, anatomy, and various other movement and healing methods in college with the practice of STOTT pilates, Carissa takes an integrative approach to teaching.

She is equipped to train all demographics and is committed to individuals achieving their goals. She empowers her clients to gain a deeper understanding and awareness of their body and how it functions as an integrated system. Her goal is that you discover both power and peace in your body.
Enhance body awareness while gaining strength and flexibility. This class will improve your Pilates practice by focusing on basic technique, while developing proper posture and true core strength.

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 11 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Kim Harris
  • Thu Dec 13 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Renee Engmyr
  • Tue Dec 18 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Carissa Ashly
  • Thu Dec 20 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Renee Engmyr
  • Thu Dec 27 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Kim Harris
  • Thu Jan 03 6:30 pm - 7:25 pm with Renee Engmyr