Soul Stories

A Great Soles Blog: We love learning about people, discovering the reasons they are doing what they love and where their path is taking them. In our blog we will introduce you to our Great Souls. Someone who’s story caught our eye and we think will catch yours.

Meet Kathleen: Entrepreneur, Mother and Yogi

Meet Kathleen: Entrepreneur, Mother and Yogi

June 29, 2020

 Growing up, I always felt this deep ancestral connection to the Earth and beautiful ritual practices. I love to meditate, practice yoga, and do reiki/curandera rituals with crystals and herbs and candles.  Truly creating a mind-body-spirit practice on the mat is a game-changer for quality of life. 

 

 

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Meet Alison-Pilates Teacher Trainer

Meet Alison-Pilates Teacher Trainer

June 11, 2020

I was a dancer up until college and then I found Pilates. I knew one day I wanted to be a Teacher Trainer, I find inspiration from taking workshops and classes from other instructors. There is always something to learn! 

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Melanoma Month: Emily's Story

Melanoma Month: Emily's Story

May 28, 2020

No matter what struggle life hands you, we have a choice — to remain trapped by tragedy or to moveTHRU
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Melanoma Month: Patrick's Story

Melanoma Month: Patrick's Story

May 24, 2020

Preventive medicine was a priority in my family, and the word “melanoma” was never uttered. I grew up in an era before sunscreen and video games, where we played outside until the street lights came on. I was also surprised that men my age were the segment with the second-highest rate of occurrence for melanoma in the US.
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Melanoma Month : Cassie's Story

Melanoma Month : Cassie's Story

May 10, 2020

Change can happen with every kind gesture we make, no matter how big or small.
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How To Be A Successful Fitness (Pilates) Instructor

How To Be A Successful Fitness (Pilates) Instructor

May 12, 2017

I feel very honored and proud to say that I've been teaching this beautiful method for almost 20 years.

Many new teachers will come to me and ask how do I do it? How do I teach 40 hours a week and not burn out? Doesn't your body get tired? Don't you get sick of teaching the same exercises over and over? I think what keeps me going is I truly love the Pilates method and I love teaching.

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Melanoma Month: A Journey Into The Sun

Melanoma Month: A Journey Into The Sun

May 03, 2017

It was Summer 2006 -- the heated months of Shakira's Hips Don't Lie and Nelly Furtado's Promiscuous Girl. I was a rising sophomore at NYU -- feeling invincibly on top of the world -- and home for the summer in Suburban Philadelphia, working at Express and saving up to study abroad. 
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