This Client Spotlight features Lili Shim. She is a regular in my Saturday class and I love working with her. She’s always willing to try something new!
Q. How long have you been practicing Pilates?
A. I have been practicing Pilates for 3 years.
Q. What is your favorite exercise?
A. My favorite exercise is anything that works the glutes or hips.
Q. What is your favorite piece of equipment?
A. As for equipment, I like the jumpboard the best.
Q.What other forms of exercise do you regularly participate in?
A. Other forms of exercise I do on a regular basis include: treadmill, rowing machine, stationary weight machines, yoga.
Q. Tell us about your family.
A. I have 2 sons: one graduated from college last year and the other is about to start college this fall. My husband works in higher education and I work in the healthcare industry. We enjoy playing golf during the summer, although it gets harder to do as the boys get older and busier!
Q. What is your favorite food?
A. My favorite food is Asian noodle soups. From Korean to Chinese to Japanese, I can always find one I like!
Q. How do you find time for Pilates?
A. Right now I only have time for Pilates on the weekends. Some day I would like to be able to do Pilates 2-3 days a week because I really enjoy it.
Q. What do you think is the biggest benefit of doing Pilates?
A. I think the biggest benefit of Pilates is building strength without gaining bulk. And core strength most notably. My family was involved in a car accident a few years ago. While the impact was very painful, I firmly believe that my core strength was a huge factor in my not sustaining more serious injuries.