allison nakisher

owner and certified pilates instructor

Allison Nakisher, MPT is a licensed physical therapist with 23 years experience in orthopedics and spinal rehabilitation. Allison received her Master’s degree from the Schools of Physical Therapy at Northwestern Medical School.

Allison has always had a love for fitness, wellness and helping others. After having her third child, she took her therapy practice to the next level by becoming a certified Stott Pilates instructor. Allison was drawn to Pilates because of its emphasis on flexibility, strength, and restoring symmetry and function in the body. She regularly combines her deep knowledge of anatomy, therapy and Pilates to engage her clients with unique and enjoyable ways to strengthen and rehabilitate.

Allison likes working with clients of all levels and excels at catering to each individual while guiding them to realize their full potential. Her biggest pleasure in teaching is seeing people’s progress and the difference it makes in their lives.

Having competed in 8 Ironman triathlons and running over 15 marathons, Allison understands what it takes to get to the finish line. As the owner of Pilates Detroit, Allison hopes to help foster and grow the Pilates community for the betterment of her clients, their family and friends.