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Transitions between seasons, from warm weather to cool, from sunshine to shadows- the time of year to go back to school!

If your  body is asking for a change, for more support now is a good time to listen 👂  !

I am available for FREE 1/2 hour sample sessions .

Please, if you’re feeling the tug of curiosity- call me 707 337 5802. We can meet, you can see my studio-we will determine if my teaching style is for you 🌸daisy_1024

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site.

If you are curious about what I offer and if we might make a good fit, I do offer a complimentary 30 minutes sessions.

During that time you will see the studio and share your goals and concerns with me.

You will see the machines and perhaps have a few minutes of a demonstration or experience them for yourself.

If you are an already existing client and have friends or loved ones who have expressed an interest in Pilates-please pass on this offer for me. If I receive a referral from you and they sign up for a package I will happily credit you a session!

Call me at 707 337 5802 to talk



Carolyn Ferris

Carolyn Ferris

Carolyn Ferris, Echo Community Manager for New Tech Network—an organization that supports schools like Napa’s New Technology High School—has been practicing Pilates with Archer for nearly three years. She became interested in Pilates because of its reputation as an effective, gentle, and low-impact form of exercise and began working out using Pilates exercise videos. Wanting the motivation and discipline of a class, she tried Synergy’s Pilates classes, but felt that the gym was too far away and she wasn’t getting the personalized instruction she wanted. Then, she realized that Archer’s studio was only a little over a block away from her home.

“I’m one of those people who don’t like exercise, and I probably wouldn’t do it if I didn’t go to the studio,” she says. But according to Carolyn, Pilates is a perfect fit for her, especially as she’s getting older, because it helps her to maintain flexibility and muscle tone, developing all parts of the body. “Archer is aware of which parts of your body are having trouble and works with you. A year ago, I had foot surgery, and when I came back, she worked really hard with me to direct the exercises so I could strengthen my foot and toes.”

One of the greatest benefits of her Pilates practice has been an increased awareness of her body. “I have a tendency to slouch and have rounded shoulders,” she says. “Now I have greater physical awareness whether I’m walking or sitting.”

In addition to attending Archer’s Pilates sessions twice weekly, Carolyn walks to work, one and a half miles each way, four days per week. Practicing Pilates has strengthened her core so she can carry her backpack without slouching.

When asked what she would say to someone considering Pilates for the first time, Carolyn replies:

Because it’s low impact, anyone can do it. Archer’s careful to build up your strength so you can accomplish the advanced techniques. When I do a mat class, it’s a whole-body workout. Without using any equipment, you stretch and tone every muscle in your body.

She likes the social aspects of the classes, too.


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Archer’s Pilates & Massage
575 Lincoln


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