Kim Stackman

Gaithersburg, MD

Own and operate a cutting edge Pilates studio featuring Private, duet, and group classes. Focus is on a combination of traditional Pilates and a customized mix of contemporary techniques including: the MELT Method, TRX, and Yoga. This integrated approach provides clients a unique exercise experience tailored to their specific needs and goals. Kim has a special focus on using the MELT Method integrated into her Pilates curriculum.

Verified Cert/Training
IDEA Member

About Me

Degrees

  • Bachelor's Degree, Therapeutic Recreation, ithaca college

Certifications / Trainings

TRX - TRX Suspension Training Course
Verified
PMA - PMA Certified Pilates Teacher
Expired
Expires: Sep 09, 2013
Core Dynamic Pilates - Pilates Teacher Training Program
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Additional Information

Rate

$0.00 / hr

Payment Methods

Personal Checks

Years Experience

11-15

Awards & Accomplishments

  • certified in Pilates for Golf
  • MELT Method instructor for hands and feet and full body
  • Additional training in MELT for Pilates meltmethod.com

Languages Spoken

English

Gender

Female

3 Ratings

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by A Gross on Apr 04, 2012

    Kim is terrific! Her superb technical knowledge is key to learning the pilates techniques properly. I started with Kim roughly 3 years ago because I had a herniated disk in my back and could not get comfortable - sitting, standing, laying down, daily life was painful. The Chiropractor adjustments were good, but only offered temporary fixes. After twice a week sessions with Kim, my stronger core now supports my frame as it should. I can even touch my toes, which may not seem like a big deal, but I have not been able to do that for about 25 years.

    I've tried Kim's MELT sessions, and those are great too. If I had a third night free, I would happily add that to the training repertoire. I bought a MELT roller and balls, and do the exercises at home that Kim taught me. It would still be better if I could go to the classes - she's a lot of fun and makes me work hard.

  • by Lynn James on Mar 05, 2012

    I enrolled in my first Pilates class in Kim's program about eight years ago, thinking I would give it a try for a semester. Her friendly demeanor, sincere interest in individualized technique, and variety of approaches kept my interest going all this time! The positive results I feel every week after my Pilates and MELT sessions with Kim have proven that it is possible to build and maintain a strong core, lower my golf score, and increase my levels of physical activity in other modes. Kim, you ROCK!

  • by Lou Nistler on Mar 02, 2012

    I have been a student for 3.5 years. I do Pilates Reformer class and have recently added MELT Class once a week as well. Kim is a great instructor. She knows how to get the most out of the participant and is well trained on what she presents. I find the facilities to be great and the equipment is always clean and in great shape. She is definately someone you should consider going to if you are serious about getting into Pilates and MELT.