We had the good fortune of connecting with Michelle Unzueta and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Michelle, as a parent, what have you done for you children that you feel has had the most significant impact?
I’m a mom of two beautiful girls, my daily goal is to teach them the importance of have a balance in life, as a mom we know that our kids needs time, dedication and patience and to give this and our best we need our personal goals, time to exercise, take care of ourselves, keep working in our passions to be that perfect circle of motivation. As a Pilates Instructor my personal practice, make my daughters move everyday and keep my clients motivated it’s my goal.

What should our readers know about your business?
I’m a passionate to see my clients reached their goals, I continued follow every detail , creat new programs, take as much workshops and new certifications I can to be more prepared every day. Because of the close relationship and commitment with them now we still practicing online, it was very challenging, but to start practicing by zoom was a great way to keep all the progress of this years. I’m a Business graduate that combine the exercise and work for more than 25 years!, when I moved to Miami I make my dream come true and took the Pilates Certification, and it change my life forever, I being practicing for more than 20 years and the certification opened me the opportunity to teach in so many prestigious Studios here in Miami and became Brand Ambassador for brands that I love; now during the pandemic I expand my work teaching to clients in and out of Florida thanks to the technology. There’s no limits when you love what you do.

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I love when friends and family came to visit no matter what time of the year to the beautiful Miami! We always start with a breakfast near to the beach, the restaurant The Orange Blossom it’s one of our favorite in the Collins Ave…and walk true the shopping area…and finish in a beautiful day at the beach. Miami District, amazing fun pictures with the Wynwood Walls background is the next stop and always the favorite followed with a walk and lunch in the best plaza restaurant. Visit the different views of the ocean it’s absolutely amazing, for sure we will spend time in the beautiful Matheson Hammock Park, Aventura and for sure some great shopping at the Aventura Mall.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
My journey was a mix to all the amazing people that makes me believe in myself, keep working, studying and motivate to give my heart on every single class that I teach. Lisa Hubbard, John Garey and Ashley Kanter my Pilates inspiration from the beginning. Karla Mambert who was the first person that believes in my passion and gave me the first chance to teach here in Miami! Who I’m forever grateful for. A book that keeps me inspired and a daily healer “A Course in Miracles” that I’m reading and re reading for years and years.

Website: www.pilatestm.com

Instagram: @michelleunzueta

Linkedin: Michelle Unzueta De La Peña

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