Maggie Parker is a teacher and practitioner of Pilates with more than twenty years experience. The primary purpose of the Pilates Method is to help people move better, feel better, and live their family lives with more energy and ability to do the things they love. Maggie recognizes this, and wants her clients to find joy in movement and discover possibilities in movement that they didn’t know they had. She keeps each client’s personal goals in mind while teaching with compassion and a sense of humor.
Maggie began her Pilates training in the mid- eighties training with one of Joseph Pilates’ students, Ron Fletcher. Later, she graduated the prestigious Pilates Center of Boulder’s advanced teacher training. Maggie has had her own Pilates studio in Boulder, CO, and then in Austin, TX before moving back to her hometown of Nashville to begin teaching at SMARTCore Method. Maggie currently teaches the weekly teacher training sessions at SMARTCore Method.
Besides teaching Pilates, Maggie is also an artist, and was commissioned by St. Aton Foundation to create a sculpture of Ron Fletcher for his birthday in 1998. A former dancer, sidelined by an injury, many of her sculptures are of dancers expressing movement. A long time equestrian, Maggie is passionate about horses and is also a certified Equine Structural Integration Practitioner.