Name: Khristen L. Pahler
Occupation, location: Owner/instructor, Twisted Bodies Pilates and Yoga
Birth date and place: Sept. 8; Memphis, Tenn.
Family: Husband, Raymond, 39; daughters, Adria, 11, and Emaleigh, 9
The one thing I enjoy most about my work is: helping people to feel good about themselves.
My business philosophy is: to train bodies intelligently.
If I could, I’d be a: Cirque du Soleil performer.
I’m so sick of: artificial sweeteners and energy drinks (seriously people — they’re bad for you).
The four guests at my fantasy dinner party would be: Roald Dahl, J.K. Rowling and my two daughters. It would be an amazing night of creative conversation.
My hobbies are: biking, refinishing furniture and organic gardening.
The last book I read was: Moo, Baa, La La La! by Sandra Boynton, to my niece.
I wish I knew how to: knit.
My worst habit is: taking on too much at once.
Nobody knows I: If I tell you, then you’d know.
The person I most admire is: my mom, Sharon.
My guilty pleasure is: Starbucks’ frappuccinos.
I drive a: Pathfinder.
I’d like to be driving a: Vespa.
My favorite restaurant is: anywhere that serves tacos.
I’m happiest when: I’m snuggled in with my awesome girls and amazing husband.
I regret: nothing; everything happens for a reason.
If I won the lottery, here’s what I’d do just for me: Buy a cabin on the Guadalupe River.
If I could change one thing about Denton, it would be: to see the farmers market grow.
When I retire, I plan to: float the river every day.
Community activities: Member of the Denton Chamber of Commerce, Susan G. Komen affiliate, member of Pilates Method Alliance, volunteer at Denton Animal Shelter.