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April Walker


PSC Certified Pilates Instructor

Certified to teach Pilates through the Pilates Sports Center, April comes to Pilates from a diverse performing arts background as a classically trained operatic soprano. A graduate of the prestigious Juilliard School of Music and The Juilliard Opera Center, Ms. Walker has sung many of the most demanding leading roles in the lyric repertoire with opera houses and orchestras around the world.

Pilates has been a major force and passion in her life for many years and has enabled her to become healthy and strong through the principles of mind body conditioning. April has utilized the practice of Pilates to help many of her clients overcome the grip of chronic pain. The remarkable and extraordinary healing benefits of Joseph Pilates’ Method are timeless and highly effective. It is her belief that whether you are young or old, strong or infirm, she can develop a Pilates based movement and wellness program that is right for you. Lifetree strives to provide a safe, clean, soothing and therapeutic environment for clients who may be suffering from pain and discomfort due to postural problems or physical limitations. Using the Pilates Method, many clients have found relief from chronic pain and reduced their stress levels.

Her vast experience in the performing arts field enables her to promote self-discipline and motivation for self-empowerment and positive body awareness. April's deep knowledge and love of music, as well as alternative healing modalities, using sound and energy, are powerful tools in her training method and teaching style. In addition to her work at Lifetree, she is a voice teacher and vocal coach in her private studio also located in Chatham. April continues to educate herself through workshops and seminars with leading Pilates professionals. 

Rates for Private Training:

Private session on equipment: $100.00

Duets (2 people): $120.00

Trio or Quartet (3-4 people): $50.00 per person 

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