Founder and CEO, Certified Senior Instructor & STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer
San Francisco & Oakland Studios
BDA in Dance, University of Michigan
MFA in Choreography and Performance, Mills College
Certified Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist, Pregnancy Fitness & Postpartum Rehabilitation Specialist
STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer and Fully Certified on all Equipment Level 1 & Level 2
CORE™ Athletic Condition + Performance Training Instructor Trainer
Certified GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, Archway®, Gyrotoner®
Certified TRX Suspension Trainer™
Holly Furgason is the founder and CEO of Blue Sparrow Pilates the STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center in San Francisco, CA. Holly teaches a broad range of people, as well as trains teachers in the STOTT PILATES®. She teaches everything from general conditioning to performance training for dancers or athletes, and has extensive experience working with a diverse range of injuries including pre/post-natal, post-polio, chronic pain, scoliosis, herniated discs, shoulder, knee, and hip issues.
Holly recently partnered with Gain Fitness to produce Prenatal Pilates, a mobile workout app designed for prenatal and postpartum women. As part of her mission to train the next generation of Pilates instructors, Holly has recently begun an exciting partnership with the Dance Department at Mills College to train dancers to teach Pilates. Additionally, Holly publishes a blog geared towards Pilates instructors called Fit 4 Real and is a blogger for Pilates Style Magazine.
The University of Michigan grad earned her MFA in Performance and Choreography from Mills College, and has since become an Instructor Trainer in both STOTT PILATES® and CORE™. She’s passionate about teaching and is living her dream of using the Pilates method to help her community become healthier, happier and more fit.