Welcome To Your New Addiction!
Stretch ER is a Premium Body Boutique in Deep East Texas. This gorgeous Pilates Studio offers a full Pilates Studio, with 26 Pilates classes weekly and offers private and duet Pilates sessions as well. In addition, we proudly offer the world renowned service, Fascial Stretch Therapy ™. Situated in the heart of downtown Nacogdoches, this unique location is vibrant with history, as this beautiful brick building was built in 1890. Stretch ER is proud to call this fab building home! Come learn Pilates, feel the wonderful effects of Fascial Stretch Therapy ™, walk the brick streets, and check out our historic sites of the oldest town in Texas.
Get To Know Your Therapist
Certified Pilates Teacher, Fascial Stretch Therapist, Lagree Instructor
Elena Ramirez is the founder and owner of Stretch ER. Born and raised in Nacogdoches After graduating from Nacogdoches High School, where she danced her way through schooland grew to love Pilates, Elena joined the United States Air Force in 2004. While in the Air Force, Elena served 8 years as an Aerospace Medical Technician serving tours in Germany, Iraq, and Afghanistan, working with injured soldiers in the Intensive Care Units. Her tours overseas earned her the Air Force and Army Commendation Medal along with many others. During her Air Force service, Elena became Physical Training Leader from early on leading Military personnel through workouts, which is what sparked her desire to take her passion for Pilates to the next level. Elena started her first Pilates Mat class during her tour in Afghanistan in 2010. The United States Air Force brought Elena to Las Vegas, NV, where she attended The Pilates Studio, Las Vegas and received her Pilates certification and Barre A+ certification in 2011 and her Pilates Method Alliance Certification in 2016. In the midst of her Pilates teaching, Elena attended the University of Las Vegas, graduating with her Bachelors in Kinesiological Sciences. During the same time she underwent training at the Stretch to Win Institute in Tempe, Arizona. Obtaining her Fascial Stretch Therapist Level 1, Level 2, Level 3-Medical Specialist, and Life Stretch Teacher certifications from the Stretch to Win Institute in Tempe, Arizona. In 2022, Elena gained her Lagree Method certification and Oov certification.
Elena soon decided to bring her passion back to her roots, in Nacogdoches, TX. Elena opened Stretch ER in 2016 on a drive that felt like it was destined. With the goal to treat the whole body and enable people to achieve their desired lifestyle. Stretch ER is the blossom of a dream of healing through Stretch Therapy and teaching Pilates to a wonderful community.
Krystin Walker was born and raised in Lufkin TX. She danced her way through Pineywoods Academy High School. Krystin’s very motivated self graduated from Angelina College with an Art degree the same time she graduated from High school in 2016. She obtained her nursing degree from Tyler County school of nursing.
Krystin then moved to Austin, TX where she found a love for holistic health, plant based living, and Pilates. Krystin moved back to her roots and wanted to further her education in Pilates and that’s when she learned of Stretch ER.
Krystin is a wonderful comprehensive Pilates Teacher and Barre trained. Attending the Stretch to Win Institute in 2022 gaining her Fascial Stretch Therapy certification and now is healing in the deep East Texas area.