This is part of our Meet Our Visiting Instructor Series where you get to read about some of the visiting teachers to our studio. Meet Ashley Ritchie, she is a proud Senior Faculty member of the Body Arts and Science, International (BASI Pilates) with an extensive background in dance, fitness and health.
Ashley will be with us in Dublin in September 2018 to teach her three day Pilates for Pregnancy & Beyond course.
What have you been up to recently?
Traveling the globe, teaching BASI educational programs, running my own studio and spending as much time as possible with my family.
How long have you been a Pilates teacher and what inspired you to become one?
20 years – having taught classical ballet from the age if 18, becoming a mom and then wanting to be home with my children in the afternoon – Pilates was the obvious choice for me.
What’s your favourite Pilates exercise? Why?
So many favorites, so little space…. BOOMERANG! A combination of coordination, strength, flexibility, control and the art of dance all in one!