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 […]
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 working as a skin care specialist […]
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 and the research assistant, studying and designing workout programs and materials for youth […]
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 […]
Jamie Hodge began her Pilates journey in 2012 while taking Pilates mat classes for her dance major Chicago. Jamie always had a love for movement and the human body. She grew up in Buffalo, NY where she often spent her time in the dance studio as a company member on a competitive dance team. After […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 City. She has taught ballet and movement classes to students of all […]
Gabrielle Sharp has been teaching for 10 years and is now the co-Director of Dayton Ballet II, the pre-professional company affiliated with Dayton Ballet. She has been formally trained in ballet, tap, modern and jazz and started her professional dancing career with the Dayton Ballet at age 17. She is also an American Rhythm ballroom champion […]