Facebook

Hilliard Studio Method

HILLIARD STUDIO METHOD

My dad taught me at a young age the importance of daily exercise. For as long as I can remember, I have had some sort of daily activity/exercise. It wasn’t until after I had my first baby, though, that I realized I needed to kick things into high gear to lose the baby weight. After a friend suggested I try Hilliard, I reluctantly gave it a shot— I was nervous to try something new. I still remember my first class. Clary, a familiar face from high school, was teaching the class and could not have been friendlier. She immediately calmed my nerves and told me to feel free to pike when I needed a break. I had no idea what “pike” meant but quickly picked up on it and took way too many pikes that first class! But, I was hooked.

Fast forward to two years and another baby later, I had more baby weight to lose. I injured my hip running after my second little boy was born and it was a hard time for me. I went to multiple doctors looking for answers and healing, and left every doctor more confused about my injury. I knew I had a weak core postpartum and was in terrible pain, but could not find a solution. I took a break from exercise for 6 months, saw a physical therapist twice a week, and also tried a chiropractor, acupuncture and deep tissue massage. After six months, I had no improvement in my hip and was feeling pretty low. I missed exercise, missed the way it made me look and feel, and missed the stress release.

I decided to deal with the pain and go back to Hilliard in spite of my hip injury. I was shocked when not only did HSM not hurt my hip, it actually made it feel better. My core was getting stronger, and my hip was healing! I had turned to every doctor under the sun when the solution was right there. The trainers listened to me and helped me ease back in safely and effectively.

Now that I am back on track with my hip, I have made Hilliard a priority. As a mom of two little children, I don’t have much time to myself and am in a season of life of having to be pretty selfless. I do not ever feel guilty about taking time for a Hilliard class, though. Walking into the studio just makes me happy. I am stronger and more toned than I’ve ever been, and the classes carry over into all aspects of my life- from my posture to my eating habits. The trainers greet me by name and are truly excited to see me walk in the door. Hilliard is something I do for myself, but my whole family reaps the benefits, I leave feeling inspired and empowered, and it makes me a better wife and mom.

I look back at that first class and laugh. I can’t believe I was ever nervous to come into this supportive place. I can’t believe how much stronger I am now. I also can’t believe the classes are still so hard— but they are! Hundreds of classes later, I am so much stronger but the moves still make my head spin and my legs shake like crazy. I love it.

Submit A Testimonial

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

Hilliard Studio Method will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.

Stay up to date on the latest HSM news, sales, and studio happenings!