Best pilates teacher 2013: Kate Nesbitt

Photo: Sarah Jane Winter Photo: Sarah Jane Winter

Kate Nesbitt

Robin Truxel

A lover of movement in many forms, Kate Nesbitt got her start in Pilates in 1980 as a treatment for a dance injury (she studied ballet and modern). She opened Pilates Virginia in 2000, making it one of the oldest Pilates studios in town. Robin Truxel takes the runner-up spot.


What’s Kate passionate about in Charlottesville?

1. Mountain views.
2. Friends, most of whom I met at the gym.
3. SPCA, from whom I have adopted several of my dogs.
4. Cycling with Bloomfield Road Riders.
5. Great restaurants like Downtown Thai and Tempo.