Susan Taylor, previous owner of Pink Cadillac Pilates and Yoga of Oceanside, started practicing yoga in 1995 with Christina Allen and apprenticed with and was certified by her in 1998. She has completed numerous yoga workshops and trainings with many different yoga masters and lineages since, including Tim Miller’s First Series Teacher Training in 2005, and Second Series Teacher Training in 2008. She has done several Ashtanga intensives with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, and his son Manju Jois, David Swenson, Matthew Sweeney, Matias Flury, and many others. She has studied other styles of yoga as well including Iyengar’s method with Roger Cole. She completed the third series teacher training with Tim Miller in 2015.
Susan completed her Pilates certification in 2000 through Pilates Inc. and Romana’s Pilates of New York. She is considered a second generation teacher of the Pilates Method having been certified by Romana Krysanowska. She has also been certified in Personal Fitness Training by the National Federation of Personal Trainers. She currently teaches Pilates privately with all of the Pilates apparatus at her home. She is certified in Ball work, both the Bosu ball and the Swiss ball as well. Susan’s understanding of the physical body, its dynamics, strengths and weaknesses is profound. Her classes offer in depth explorations of the poses and alternatives when the traditional form is not accessible. Her main goal is to simply spread joy through her teaching.
Practice PLAY 2-3 with Susan on Monday’s at 5:30 PM, PLAY 1-2 Wednesday’s at 12 PM, PLAY 1 Wednesday’s at 5 PM, and Rock and Roll Yoga Friday’s at 6:30 PM.