About Us

Welcome to PilatesMovesYou.com, a dedicated Pilates blog where we believe that a balanced body leads to a balanced life. Our mission is to help individuals like you unlock your body’s full potential through the transformative practice of Pilates. 

Our Pilates blog provides tips and tricks to help you achieve a stronger core and improve your flexibility. Pilates is a fantastic workout that combines strength training with stretching, helping to tone your muscles, improve your posture, and increase your overall fitness levels.

Whether you’re new to Pilates or a seasoned pro, our blog is designed to provide you with the information you need to take your practice to the next level.

We hope that this blog will be helpful in introducing you to the wonderful world of Pilates. Pilates is a great way to improve your mental health, physical fitness, and overall sense of wellbeing. From our success story of Jane to the professional instructor Donna, this blog explores the many ways Pilates can help us all to become healthier, happier individuals.

We cover topics including core strength, Pilates classes, studios and exercises as well as exploring health issues and their relation to fitness.

It’s our mission to spread awareness on how Pilates can help anyone overcome their obstacles and reach their goals with the assistance of expert advice from leading professionals. Take control of your health today!

Our Story

Starting your Pilates journey as a beginner can be both exciting and intimidating. With its ability to energize the mind, Pilates provides an invaluable opportunity to develop mind-body connection and movement awareness.

Pilates focuses on the combination of control, movement, breath, and awareness, making the workout experience unique and exceptional.

Pilates performance leads to an increase in energy and vitality by promoting the inherent connection between physical and mental well-being. As a beginner, remember that the Pilates journey is gradual but consistent.

As we age, our bodies naturally lose some of their flexibility and agility, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still feel youthful and vibrant. Pilates, with its gentle yet effective approach to exercise, can help unlock that sense of youthfulness for older adults.

Incorporating Pilates into your daily life promotes self-improvement and personal growth. Embrace the challenges, obstacles and celebrate the small wins.

Trust that sticking with Pilates will lead to improved flexibility, strength, and most importantly, inner peace.

This Pilates blog was created by Donna Finnie, a certified Pilates instructor, and Mark Draper. After witnessing the incredible impact Pilates had on her own life, Donna decided to share her knowledge and passion with others. 

Our Approach

We believe that Pilates is more than just a workout – it’s a lifestyle. Our approach focuses on the principles of balance, flexibility, strength, and mental clarity. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an experienced practitioner, we are committed to helping you progress and thrive in your Pilates practice.

Meet Jane, a successful executive in her mid-40s who wants to prioritize her health and wellness. As she looks for a workout routine that can keep her physically agile, she discovers Pilates, the ultimate fitness and community experience.

Pilates offers a multitude of stretching techniques that promote and improve flexibility, a crucial aspect of physical age.

With Pilates, Jane notices an increase in her range of motion through exercise, which ultimately leads to a boost in her overall physical and mental well-being.

The Pilates community provides a supportive and uplifting environment, inspiring her to push herself further and achieve her fitness goals.

Does this sound appealing? Join Jane in unlocking the benefits of Pilates, and take the first step in your journey towards personal growth and self-improvement.

Your journey towards a healthier, happier you starts here.

Donna Finnie

Donna is a qualified Pilates instructor who lives in Stockport, UK. A passionate Pilates instructor, she teaches mat based classes suitable for people of all levels. Donna loves to share her passion via this blog and her YouTube channel, Pilates with Donna FinnieOpens in a new tab..

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In addition to Pilates she takes part in a regular bootcamp, and enjoys challenges such as running 10K with a 55KG tyre.

Mark Draper

Mark is the co-owner of this Pilates blog as well as the Pilates with Donna Finnie YouTube channel. He handles the technical side of both projects, managing the website and channel and assists Donna in growing her online presence.

He works with coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs and helps them turn knowledge and experience into products. If you’re struggling, contact Mark to discuss his step by step approach: https://iindigo.co.uk/Opens in a new tab.

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