Flow Plus Pilates is a boutique studio in Highland Park, Illinois.
Our unique approach is based on precision, concentration, efficiency, and flow. We bring our clients a repertoire of workouts focusing on posture correction and mind awareness. We are always hands-on to correct and center the body during private
sessions and group classes.
Dora Narita, the founder of Flow Plus Pilates, is a BASI (Body Art and Sciences International) Pilates instructor.
Dora completed her Pilates training under Cindy Reid, a senior faculty member for BASI Pilates and owner of Flow Studios in Chicago. Dora received her Pilates teaching credentials from Rael Isacowitz, founder and owner of BASI Pilates in Costa Mesa, California.
Dora is certified by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and a licensed massage therapist in Illinois. Dora graduated from The School of Massage Therapy at SOLEX Medical Academy in Wheeling, IL.
Meet Greg - Massage Therapist
Greg is a massage therapist and Highwood native. When he’s not working as a massage therapist, Greg loves working as a martial arts youth instructor at the Northshore Academy of Martial Arts.
Greg graduated from The School of Massage Therapy at SOLEX Medical Academy in Wheeling, IL. Greg has had great results with clients with plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel, sciatica, tendonitis, and Parkinson’s. His training modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Kinesio Taping, Cupping, and Sports Massage.
Meet Ellen - Massage Therapist
Ellen is a certified massage therapist. She graduated from Soma Institute in Chicago, IL, and has been in practice for almost a decade. Ellen has also received certification in Prenatal massage. Her training modalities include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Sports Massage, Prenatal, and Reflexology.
Ellen loves working with people to help them feel their best, whether for pain relief or solely relaxation.
Meet Stephen - Pilates Instructor
Stephen holds a Comprehensive Pilates certification from Peak Pilates. He is certified in all apparatus and has been certified since 2007 where he spent three years in a training and apprenticeship program. He has over 10 years of experience in the rehab environment having worked for both Chiropractors and Physical Therapists.
He provides a professional and welcoming environment and has a passion for helping others, from pre-hab/rehab to the highly conditioned. He specializes in mind-body exercise (Pilates, yoga, Tai Chi and martial arts) emphasizing core training, total body conditioning and posture correcting techniques.