Julie and Endurance Pilates and Yoga were recently featured in Boston Magazine’s Inaugural “Faces of Women Led Businesses” section in their October 2017 edition! Although our section was only a few questions, we wanted to give you a deeper peek into the life of Julie Erickson – busy mom, master Pilates instructor, working professional and business owner, marathon runner and more!
Q. What is something you’re passionate about outside of your work?
Q. Describe yourself in one word.
Q. What is your morning routine like?
A: On Mondays and Fridays, I am up at 1:30 AM to leave my house by 2 AM. I shower, make coffee and drive the 4 hours to New York City. On Tuesdays through Thursdays, I am up at 5 AM to get my son to school. We leave the house every day by 6:15 AM. I get to sleep in on Saturday (5:30 AM or 6:30 AM) depending on what time I start at the studio. On Sundays I am usually up by 6:30 AM either going for a run or taking my son to a baseball game. I just read that there is a gene that allows people to function on less hours of sleep than others – I truly think I have this!
Q. What is the best advice you have ever been given?
A: Don’t ever make yourself small or stay content for the comfort of somebody else.
Q. What item in your closet do you wear the most?
A: One of my hundreds of pairs of Lululemon black pants
Q. What is your greatest indulgence
A: Eyelash extensions – best money I’ve ever spent.
Q. What is on your perennial to-do list?
A: Blog posts
Q. What is your spirit animal?
Q. What are you currently reading?
Before I opened a studio, I used to run 70 miles a week and read at least one book a week – I only get to read on vacation or on the treadmill right now! Working Mother magazine last night on treadmill!