Sara, a native of Washington, D.C., loves creative movement. As a former acrobatic and rhythmic gymnast, she knows the importance of building and maintaining a very strong core as well as keeping an active body. Sara believes that Pilates should be fun and loves to keep her classes fresh and interesting. She joined Rock the Reformer by Potomac Pilates as an instructor in 2013 after completing the Potomac Pilates Instructor Certification program. After 2 years of hard work and study, she now holds a Comprehensive Pilates Instructor Certification with Balanced Body, Inc.
Before joining the team Sara enjoyed a very successful 19 year career in real estate sales management and investment. She coached Human Relations and Public Speaking classes for the Dale Carnegie Institute for 6 years, traveled to the very far reaches of the world (Myanmar and Mongolia for starters) and managed to squeeze in a summer of teaching English in Ghana, West Africa.
Sara loves live music, dance and travel. She lives in Virginia with her husband, 2 children and 2 dogs.
Sara Pasquini instructs the following:
Level 1 | Pilates Class
New to Pilates? Need a gentler workout? This class is for you. This 55-minute long Performance Pilates class uses the Balanced Body Allegro II Reformer to teach proper alignment and the fundamentals of Pilates. We incorporate traditional Pilates principles with innovative strength training and cardio exercises to give you a total body workout that will strengthen and lengthen your muscles. This class focuses on the basics and is designed to leave you feeling refreshed while also helping to improve strength, flexibility and core stability.
Level 2/3 | Pilates Class
The Level 2/3 Pilates class is for clients looking to challenge themselves and work at their own pace. The instructor uses effective exercise techniques, offering modifications so that intermediate to advanced clients can work at their own skill level for a tailored workout that is individualized to their needs. This is a great transitional class that is sure to give you a tough workout. If you are ready to push yourself, try this class to sculpt your body, develop strength, and improve your posture.
Level 2 | Circuit Training Class
This all-in-one class is a challenging, fast paced workout for Intermediate clients. You'll burn fat by working into cardio intervals while also toning, and lengthening muscles with traditional Pilates exercises. If you feel like you have exercise ADD, this class is for you. By moving quickly between exercises, using a plethora of props and incorporating a unique combination exercises, this class is never boring and always a challenge. This class will use the Pilates equipment and Jump Board to strengthen your core, improve posture and tone your entire body.