About Emily Smith-Wilson


Emily Smith-Wilson holds a B.S. degree in Exercise Physiology-Sports Training and Conditioning and a minor in Coaching from the University of Minnesota.  Emily became certified as a Peak Pilates System Instructor in 2004, moving on to become a Peak Pilates Master Instructor in 2014.  As a committed student to the Pilates method, Emily is honored to have completed a yearlong Pilates Professional Advanced Teacher Training Program, The Red Thread with world class trainer Kathryn Ross-Nash. She is currently enrolled in The Red Thread Advanced Teacher Training, Teacher of Teachers program.

Emily offers Peak Pilates Teacher Training Courses at her studio in Bozeman, Montana as well as at her former studio in Montego Bay, Jamaica, W.I.

Emily began practicing the Pilates Method of body conditioning in 2002 during her off-season as a competitive athlete.  Intrigued by the complexity of the movements and the strength she developed within her body, she determined that the Pilates Method would forever be the foundation on which she would build her life.  Pilates continues to be an intricate component in maintaining Emily’s health while playing Ultimate Frisbee at the highest level, her journey through pregnancy, childbirth and then return to world class athlete.

Emily is passionate about adhering to the Classical Pilates Method as taught by its creator, Joseph H. Pilates. Whether you are a professional athlete or haven’t exercised for 20 years, Emily’s compassionate intensity will guide and challenge you along your body’s own innate path to strength and freedom of movement.  Emily believes that everybody’s body has a story of happiness, pain, injury and health, and her goal is to help you return to and maintain a healthy mind, body, and soul.  Anything is possible when you Move!