Kate Kosharek moved to Jackson in 2006 with a BFA in Dance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is the Pilates & Open Program Coordinator at Dancers’ Workshop and a dance instructor for the School at DW. Kate is Pilates certified through Balanced Body and is a Level 2 MELT® instructor, trained by MELT® founder Sue Hitzmann. Specializing in Pilates & MELT® group and private training, she educates her clients in the awareness of alignment, emphasizing that healthy connective tissue and a strong core is key to achieving a balanced body and preventing injury. Kate is an experienced pre/post-natal instructor and is passionate about empowering women through their birth process. As her own experience continues to expand, Kate strives to give her students the ability to develop a curiosity and understanding of intentional movement.
Kate Kosharek instructs the following:
- Pilates Mat
This open level Pilates class strengthens core muscles, improving muscle control, flexibility, coordination, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing.
Wear something that allows you to move freely and feels comfortable to you. It might be helpful to wear something slightly form-fitting, so the instructor can see your form enough to make helpful corrections.
This neurofascial technique brings your body back to a more ideal state by directly enhancing body awareness, rehydrating connective tissue, and quieting the nervous system. This class creates a local fluid exchange to treat the entire body using a specialized soft foam roller and soft balls. A powerful yet gentle hour that realigns the joints, improves organ function as well as athletic performance without inflicting pain. All levels welcome.
Alternate deep muscle-toning movements along with intervals of fat-blasting cardio techniques. This fluid, dance-inspired class is set to an upbeat music selection at a vigorous pace to get your heart pumping. No dance experience is required and all levels are welcome!
Wear something that allows you to move freely and feels comfortable to you. You might find it most helpful to wear something at least slightly form-fitting, so the instructor can see your form enough to make helpful corrections.