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It’s true, this is a beautiful building with an array of amazing equipment. However, what truly makes us special is the quality instructors who work here.

Kathy Anderson


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Kathy’s experience in business ownership, management and dance have prepared Kathy in manifesting her vision expressed through her “world class” Pilates studio.  She holds certifications in Pilates, Advanced BarreAmped, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®.  Fully Stott trained and a certified Pilates Golf instructor, Kathy is committed to bringing an integrative approach to well-being through Pilates, BarreAmped, GYROTONIC® exercise and movement techniques. Kathy continues to expand her knowledge by working as a Rossiter Coach helping clients resolve pain issues through deep tissue stretching. It is a studio to nurture the balance of mind, body and spirit thus creating overall positive physical benefits. It’s also an environment where programs and services are presented by experienced, credentialed and committed instructors. As her mother said to her shortly before her death, “Find something you love to do and the rest will fall into place.” What a wise woman she was!

Peri Akers


Peri has a Bachelor of Science degree in natural health. She is a Stott-certified Pilates instructor after completing their Pilates training program in 2006. She also has completed Stott’s advanced Pilates training,  taught mat Pilates and yoga classes since 1999.

Kim Anderson


As a Registered Respiratory therapist for over fifteen years, Kim has a strong knowledge base of the musculoskeletal structure and function of the human body.  In addition to that, Kim has always maintained fitness and good nutrition

Summer Bair

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Summer worked in a corporate environment for 22 years and found Pilates as a way to balance the physical debilitation of a “desk” job. She has been an enthusiastic Pilates client since 2006. Summer originally trained as a classical Ballerina and danced professionally. She has taught dance at (more…)

Shari Bowman


Shari Bowman is a Registered Yoga Instructor, teaching in the Dayton area for over 10 years. Shari has studied extensively with John Friend, and is listed on his website as an Anusara-inspired teacher. Most recently, she completed a

Ashley Cade


Ashley first discovered the Pilates method while attaining her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Miami University in 2004. She found that Pilates is more than just a set of exercises; it is an innovative and holistic approach to wellness that  (more…)

Kim Chadwell

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Kim is a Licensed Managing Esthetician and Manicurist, and a Licensed Medical Massage Therapist. She graduated from the University of Dayton in 2002 before completing the Spa-Esthiology program at the Aveda Fredric’s Institute in 2006 and later graduating from SHI Integrative Medical Massage School in 2015. She spent two years (more…)

Rebecca Combs


A fitness enthusiast since youth, Becky decided to leave her job as a TV reporter in 2005 and embark on a career in fitness.  She started by leading group exercise classes at a local gym.  A knee injury from running led to therapy which is  (more…)

Susan Cordrey

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As a Certified Nurse Practitioner, Susan’s focus is on helping others pursue health and wellness. She found Pilates to be a key within her own life to restoring function, movement, strength, and balance. She pursued Stott Pilates training (more…)

Tamara Devine-Rinehart


Along with her Bachelors of Arts, Tamara also has a Masters from Wayne State University in Secondary Education with an emphasis on Physical Education through the Kinesiology, Health, and Sports Studies Department. She worked in this department through the College of Education

Stacey Gossett


Stacey Gossett has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from Urbana University and she is a certified Personal Trainer through NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) since 2003. Stacey has 13 years of experience working with clients helping them (more…)

Julia Lamm

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Julia is the only certified Yoga Tune Up Instructor in the Dayton area teaching self-massaging techniques and corrective exercises to eradicate pain, improve posture and enhance performance.  Julia continues to expand her knowledge as a Nutritious Movement Specialist

Cheryl Longinow

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Cheryl’s discovery of Stott Pilates has positively impacted her life and after years of personal practice of the Stott method, Cheryl realized she had a desire to learn more. She is now actively pursuing her passion, combining her years of teaching elementary art

Ann Merrill


Ann has been a client of the studio since its opening in 2005 studying Pilates, Gyrokinesis, and Ballet. She received her training in the Stott method of Pilates and is a certified BarreAmped instructor.  Ann called upon her years of teaching

Jill Monsour

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Jill is trained in Stott Pilates and has been a client at My Pilates studio since 2008.  She started Pilates with her daughter, who wanted to improve her core strength for dance, and fell in love with the benefits of Pilates herself.  Having completed three half marathons and numerous ski

Bronwen Owsley


Bronwen is an award winning professional belly dancer, instructor and choreographer from Dayton, Ohio. Locally, she has danced at many restaurants such as Therapy Café, Taste of the Mediterranean, Kohinoor

Lily Seitter


Lily is professional ballet dancer, dance teacher and choreographer.  She graduated with High Honors from Butler University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance Performance, and a French Minor.  Lily has danced professionally with the Richmond Ballet in Virginia, and in New York

Marissa Todd


Marissa is a Stott Pilates Mat, Reformer, and Cadillac trained instructor. She has also completed Advanced BarreAmped Certification. She has over 7 years of experience in Jazz, Tap, and lyrical Ballet. She has studied at Sinclair Community College in (more…)

Suzan Warren

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Suzan grew up in Kettering, and currently lives in Centerville with her husband, Brian and their three dogs. They have four children and four grandchildren which are the joy and loves of their life. Suzan started Pilates at home with her own reformer approximately 4 years ago and rapidly (more…)

Aneta (Nettie) Zeppettella


Nettie found Pilates in early 2011 when she was dealing with persistent pain in her lower back due to bulging disks in her lumbar spine.  It didn’t take long to see improvement and she has been hooked on Pilates ever since. Nettie’s road to fitness was not an easy one.  She developed scoliosis (more…)

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