Cara Reeser has been teaching Pilates for close to 30 years. As a former dancer and dance movement educator you could say that she has been inspired by the moving body her entire life, and still is.
Cara earned a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MFA in Dance, from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. It was at NYU that Cara began her initial studies in the Pilates Method with first generation Master Teacher, Kathleen Stanford Grant.
In 1993, Cara moved to Boulder, Colorado where she continued her Pilates training at The Pilates Center. After completing her training, Cara taught there for six years. In 1999 Cara opened her own studio, Pilates Aligned in Denver, Colorado, which she directed for 20 years.
Cara is a Continuing Education provider for Pilates instructors offering a variety of workshops and mentoring programs for professionals worldwide and online with Pilates Anytime. As a second-generation Pilates instructor and a lineage carrier of the Kathy Grant work. Cara is the lead teacher and director of a post-graduate training program called The Heritage Training. Cara is also the Co-owner and teacher of a post graduate education training called Movement Science Made Simple with DPT, Jeremy Laverdure.
Cara was a member of the Department of Dance faculty at Naropa University for 15 years. She also danced and choreographed professionally for over 20 years. For the past 15 years she has been a dedicated student of the Yoga tradition, which has further inspired her interest in the science of movement and the body-mind connection. Cara currently lives in Brooklyn, NY where she teaches classes, sessions and workshops live and online.