Meet The Team

RachelPlank instructors believe in the power of Pilates. It’s transformed each of their lives in a special and unique way. They each have their own individual style and while they stick with the classical work of Joseph Pilates, their fresh perspective keep clients interested, engaged and wanting to learn more.


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Rachel Clark


Training/Education: BA from the University of Virginia, Power Pilates Mat Certification, Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)

Hometown: Winchester, VA

Career before Pilates: Public Relations and Marketing and I still do both so I’m learning to balance PR , Pilates and Motherhood.


First Thing you do in the Morning?

Attempt to meditate, then make a cup of tea.

Two Words that best describe your teaching Style

I took a poll and the two words that kept popping up were motivating and interactive. One client said Princess of Darkness, but that doesn’t count since it is three words and she usually calls me that after she’s done the series of 5.

Favorite Place to Travel

The South Luangwa National Park in Zambia and Grenada, West Indies is a close second.

A Pilates Exercise that challenges you:

There are so many, but overhead tops the list.

If you could ask Joseph Pilates one question what would it be?

Does horseback ever get any easier?

How do you unwind?

Reading, wine, evening walks with my family.

Quote you live by

A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. – Nelson Mandela

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things. – Henry Rollins