Pat Guyton


patPat Guyton is a former modern dancer, gymnastic coach, and physical medicine assistant in Colorado. She is the owner of Pat Guyton Pilates, Inc. and founder of the Pilates Conservatory™. Pat has been teaching Pilates for over twenty-two years in Boulder, Colorado and has presented at many venues both nationally and internationally.


Pat has had the fortune to take classes with four of the First Generation Master Teachers, who studied directly from Joseph and Clara Pilates, Bruce King, Kathy Grant, Mary Bowen and Ron Fletcher. From 1995 through 2006, Pat dedicated her time and teaching to preserving the lineage of the Pilates work through the training of Ron Fletcher. She studied extensively with him for over eleven years. Pat has a vision to create a comprehensive environment for Pilates and movement study.


Pat is very active in the growth of the Pilates community as a professional educator of the Pilates method. She has served on the Pilates Method Alliance® (PMA®) Board of Directors since 2002. Currently she is the Vice President of the PMA. Pat expresses her enthusiasm for continued growth of education and respect for the history of Pilates. She describes her teaching as a service and responsibility to nurture and cultivate the next generation of teachers. Pat also enjoys the benefits of Pilates conditioning in running, hiking, and skiing.