More about Sonia ...



Where are you from? How long have you been a Minnesotan?

I'm born and raised in Afton, Minnesota. I've lived in Minnesota all my 52 years!


Got family? Tell us a little about them!

Married with no children. I'm the oldest of 3, with a younger brother and sister.


How did you find Pilates and Gyrotonic®?

I started taking Pilates classes while working as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer. When I did my Pilates training I was exposed to Gyrotonic®. I got hooked on both.


Why did you decide to teach Pilates?

I love to move and have a natural ability to teach.


Nature lover or city dweller?

I grew up on a farm and love nature, but I live in the suburbs.


Party girl or homebody? 

Definitely a homebody. I love curling up with a cup of tea and a movie on Netflix.


What’s your favorite TV show(s)?

I don't watch TV!


Favorite book(s)?

I love Stephen King and have read all his books.


Top 5 guests at your Dead/Alive dinner party? (any person, living or dead, invited to dinner)

My father, my grandpa, my best friend from high school, my first babysitter, and my husband.


What are your favorite hobbies / pastimes? 

Reading, cooking, yoga, coffee and conversation.