Q. How long have you been practicing Pilates?
Sue: Deb and I have been doing Pilates for 5 1/2 years.
Q. What is your favorite exercise?
Sue: We don’t have a favorite exercise. We enjoy all of them.
Q. What is your favorite piece of equipment?
Sue: We both like the Stability Chair.
Q. What other forms of exercise do you regularly participate in?
Sue: I walk & take a water aerobics class.
Deb: I like to garden.
Q. Tell us about your family.
Sue: I have been married to my husband, Larry, for 33 years. I have a son, Bill, and a granddaughter, Lily.
Deb: I have been married to my husband, Mark, for 43 years. I have 3 sons – Adam, Andy, and Anson. I have 7 grandchildren – Adam, Cody, Lilli, Derrick, Ryan, Carter, and Liam, and 2 great-grandchildren – Ethan and Liam.
Q. What is your favorite food?
Sue: I like pizza.
Deb: I like chocolate.
Q. How do you find time for Pilates?
Sue: My sister, Deb, and I have just made it our routine. We go to Pilates twice a week and go to lunch afterwards.
Q. What do you think is the biggest benefit of doing Pilates?
Sue: My biggest benefit is how I feel after the exercises and especially the stretching. I feel it really improves my balance. My only regret is that I didn’t start earlier.
Deb: I have Huntington’s Disease, and it really helps my balance. My doctor is amazed at how strong my core is from Pilates.