It’s true, this is a beautiful building with an array of amazing equipment. However, what truly makes us special is the quality Pilates instructors who work here.
Our Pilates Instructors
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 Barre, 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, Barre Reset, 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!
Meet Our Pilates Instructors – please click name for full bio
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 as an integral part of her life. Through Stott Pilates, Kim had discovered the most safe and effective […]
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 Sinclair College and worked with various youth and […]
Brittany is a New Jersey native and has studied ballet and other dance modalities for over 25 years. She has performed with professional dance companies in Kentucky, Missouri, and Ohio. Some of her favorite roles were with the Dayton Ballet as Wendy in “Peter Pan” (yes she got to fly!) and “Sechs Tans” by Jiri […]
Donna Gambino is a licensed physical therapist and certified Pilates instructor from Michigan with over 30 years of experience. Donna specializes in orthopedic and sports medicine physical therapy and is owner of Infinity Health, LLC, providing Pilates classes, personal training, and professional workshops. Donna’s expertise in adapting exercises for any clients personal challenges inspired her […]
No matter where you are in the world, the Pilates principles remain the same. Lizél moved to Ohio from South Africa and will be adding some Johannesburg flavor to her classes. One of her favorite Joseph Pilates quotes is: “Breathing is the first act of life and the last. Our very life depends on it.” […]
Chris grew up in a military family & was born in Puerto Rico. He later moved to Ohio where he studied dance at Wright State University then off to New York City to perform. Chris traveled with several Broadway tours, worked for Disney, the Radio City Rockettes & enjoyed a tour through Europe as a […]
Anna Malec grew up in the Cleveland area where her love of movement and teaching started with ski racing. In college she had a bad fall that resulted in multiple shoulder cuff tears. After therapy she still had pain and limited range of motion. When she moved to CA, she started to doing Pilates and […]
Leanne McCoppin, LMT is an outgoing individual who has an enthusiasm for helping others. Her compassion is shown through the way she treats her friends and clients. Attention to detail and maintaining the highest quality of experience is what she strives to achieve. Her focus is creating a comfortable, calm and tranquil atmosphere that helps […]
Bronwen Owsley is thrilled to be teaching Pilates after competing the Stott Pilates intensive training at My Pilates Studio. As a lifelong dancer and performer, she is passionate about the mind and body results that come from a regular Pilates practice working on the Reformer & other Pilates apparatus. Bronwen is also an award winning […]
Shanice is a Detroit, MI native who now resides in Dayton, OH. She is a student, teacher, and performer with over 20 years of experience combined. Shanice also holds a BFA in Dance and a MPA from Wayne State University. Having the ability to move in different ways is a blessing and Shanice makes it […]
Chari’s passion for Pilates is a direct result of the positive impact it has had on her own body. In 2011, after the birth of her third child, she was in chronic back, shoulder and neck pain when a friend recommended Pilates. Chari knew immediately after her first class that Pilates is life changing, and […]