Durango Pure Pilates and its founder, Kimberly McKnight, offer the best of pure, authentic Classical Pilates, a method of fitness training developed nearly 100 years ago. Its enduring popularity is based on its whole-body approach to exercise which simultaneously increases strength and flexibility, improves balance and coordination, corrects muscle imbalances, decreases chronic pain, and creates greater ease in movement. Pilates is also unique in its use of low-impact movements which offer a safe and progressive mastery of movements which support us in daily activities of living. This approach allows Pilates to serve anyone, of any age, with any ambition, and sets it apart from all other forms of exercise.

But Pilates is also something greater. It is a mindful approach to movement that informs us and guides our every movement – the way we walk, the way we stand, the way we breathe, the way we feel inside our own skin. It empowers us to embrace our bodies and our lives and inspires a lifelong commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

“Pilates develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong postures, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit.”

Joseph Pilates



  • Kimberly McKnight is an absolute treasure! Her approach is both physical AND spiritual. Her analysis of my issues and resulting imbalances, and the way in which she integrated my needs into the Classical Pilates Method, were truly amazing!

  • Kimberly’s precise and detailed training have been instrumental in helping me stay active without stiffness or pain. It’s helped me develop a deeper understanding of my body’s capabilities and gives me the strength and confidence I need as I age. What a gift!

  • Kimberly’s instructions were clear and precise. She’s highly skilled using verbal, visual, and tactile cues along with guided imagery. Her meticulous attention to detail leaves no stone unturned!

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