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Grania Lindberg

Grania Lindberg

Grania Lindberg began practicing Pilates about a year and a half ago, and now attends an Archer’s Pilates mat class once a week.

She knew Archer from their weekly book group and decided to try Pilates after her physical therapist highly recommended it—and Archer. “I had a back problem when I first started,” says Grania, “so core strengthening was very important.”  Besides helping her strengthen to relieve her back pain, Grania says, “Archer is really friendly and very good at explaining what you want you to do. Classes are small, so there’s lots of personal attention.”

Recently retired from the nonprofit sector, Grania loves her work as a volunteer with Napa Valley CanDo. An active part of their environment group, she organizes locally to help reduce consumer reliance on single-use plastic bags.

When asked what she would recommend for anyone considering Pilates and/or working with Archer for the first time, Grania says,

“Be sure you’re getting someone who has a lot of Pilates training. I’ve taken Pilates classes at the gym, but they’re focused on breaking a sweat, which is not what Pilates is all about. It’s not a strenuous form of exercise. Archer is very good. She tailors it to your level of ability and what’s going on with your body. The more you do it, the better you feel.”


What questions do you have about Archer’s Pilates Studio and/or Pilates in general? I would love to hear from you, so please leave a comment below.


There are still four spaces available for the clinic on Saturday March 19th from 11:00-2:00

  • If you belong to a gym and take a Pilates class and want to get more out of the class, this is the clinic for you.
  • If you are training for a spring fun run or ride or a three-month long hike along the pacific coast trail!  This is the class for you.
  • If you are have chronic low back/ hip pain, this is the class for you.
  • If you are a Pilates or Yoga instructor and want some attention!  This is the class for you.  (you know who you are!)

Each participant will come away with a brand new understanding of the why’s and how to of stabilization and Alignment.

Class is limited to 8 participants.  After you register you will be sent a questionnaire.  This is a clinic rather than a workshop and your goals and concerns will dictate the material that is addressed.

To register for the clinic: Send a check for $30.00 made out to Archers Pilates &  Massage

497 Walnut st. Napa CA. 94558

A reminder, there is plenty of room in the  Tuesday  10:00 fundamental of Pilates Mat.

Stay tuned for the April clinic which will be a clinic dedicated to REFORMER repetoire.  Perfect for those of you who are considering the Open Studio  classes on Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Archer’s Pilates & Massage
575 Lincoln


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