Gratz Gallery | Victoria Torrie-Capan performing a variation of The Wall exercise on the Pedi Pole

Image courtesy of Victoria Torrie-Capan


"The most advanced variation of the 'The Wall', the Pedi Pole requires balance and control to maintain the body's posture throughout the exercise. The pole is a representation of the spine, a practitioner with a well balanced body will be able to maintain constant contact between the body and the pole. The springs extending down strengthens the muscles of the shoulder girdle to guide the shoulders down and lift the chest up. This ingenious apparatus requires a practitioner to use the whole body equally to maintain proper posture and alignment throughout movement." - Victoria Torrie-Capan


About Victoria Torrie-Capan
Victoria began her Pilates training as a student at Goucher College in 2002, where she studied dance and movement therapy. Upon graduating she moved to New York City to train at Drago's Gym with Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Mejia Santos. Victoria completed her apprenticeship through Romana's Pilates in 2005 and began her teaching career. Over the past eight years Victoria has taught at the Pilates Center in Columbia MD, Pure Joe Pilates in Washington DC, True Pilates New York and Pilates on 66 in New York City. Eternally a student, Victoria has continued her training with the students of Joseph Pilates and Romana Kryzanowska; Anthony Rabara, Cynthia Lochard, Dorothee VandeWalle, Juanita Lopez, Jerome Weinberg, Kathi Ross-Nash, Michael Rooks, and Sari Mejia Santo. Victoria continually uses her Pilates training to pursue athletic endeavors. Beyond her dance training Victoria has studied gymnastics, yoga, Argentine Tango and always a runner.


Victoria Torrie-Capan | Pilates66

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