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Hilary Rogers

About Hilary Rogers

Owner, The Pilates Twist

Hilary discovered Pilates in 1997 to help with low back pain when working too many hours sitting at a desk as a recruiter for a top management consulting firm.  She enjoyed the challenge, precision, and concentration of the method so much that she left the corporate world in 2002 to follow her passion for Pilates and share better movement with others.  She has since studied various movement methods and worked with many amazing Pilates teachers in Southern California, the Chicagoland area, and the greater Sacramento area. She is the owner of The Pilates Twist in Folsom, CA, a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher, a Balanced Body® Master Trainer, and graduate of Lolita San Miguel’s Master Mentor Program.

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Lessons Learned! My First Year as a Business / Studio Owner

I did something crazy a year ago and opened a Pilates studio. I’m totally risk-averse, and it terrified me, but it’s been a wonderful journey towards success! I had worked at various studios in 3 vastly different markets over the previous 13 years, so I had a pretty good idea of what I was getting in to. BUT, it has been a wild adventure for sure, and I’ve learned a lot. Here are a few lessons I found very valuable in my first year in business! Read more »