Lead Pilates Instructor // EW Motion Therapy Tuscaloosa
Angel Davis is EW Motion Therapy Tuscaloosa’s lead Pilates instructor. Her passion is to return bodies to health and vitality through the movement principles of Pilates. Ivy Spencer, the lead Pilates instructor of EW Motion Therapy, states, “Angel is a true professional. She has countless hours of training, personal practice, and teaching experience. Having been classically trained, Angel programs traditional Pilates and is able to modify and accommodate each client’s unique potential.” As the lead Pilates Instructor in Tuscaloosa, Angel is responsible for individual and small group sessions, staff education, and Pilates operations, while staying active in continuing education. She has been classically trained with an emphasis in the Gentry Method developed by the late Eve Gentry. Angel is comprehensively trained which includes all apparatus such as the reformer, the Cadillac, barrels, chair, baby armchair, and the basis of the Pilates method, the mat. Areas of interest include pre and post–natal Pilates programming, hip dysfunction, improving performance in the weekend warrior and the trained athlete, scoliosis, and working with senior clients to maintain independence through movement. She works extremely hard to bring the benefits of movement through Pilates to her community, promoting free and donation-based classes and workshops. Angel has a long, extensive background in Pilates. She began a personal practice in Pilates in 1999 while working full–time as a certified public accountant. Angel began training as a Pilates instructor in 2000 and has been instructing clients since in 2001. Angel has attended hundreds of hours of continued education workshops from the industry’s most respected master instructors, some of whom worked beside Mr. Joseph Pilates during his lifetime. Adhering to the principles of a healthy lifestyle, Angel stays active through a personal Pilates practice, gardening, travel, spending time with family, and trail running. A native of Centreville, Alabama, she has called Tuscaloosa home since 2002.
Education: Core Dynamics Pilates, Certificate (2005); Physical Mind Institute, Pilates Certificate (2001); The University of Alabama, BS in Accounting (1996); Alabama Certified Public Accountant (1997)