Booty Barre® Certified
Amy is the owner of CenterPoint Pilates Inc, a premier studio in Santa Barbara, California. It was awarded "Best Pilates Studio" in 2011 and 2012 in the Santa Barbara Independent
Readers' Poll. She is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Teacher and holds additional certifications in pre/post natal training through CORE Conditioning, Booty Barre® (Tracey Mallet,
founder), and Pilates for Buff Bones™ (Rebekah Rotstein
, founder). Amy can be seen in the March 2013 issue of Pilates Style Magazine
Amy is a graduate of Colorado State University
holding a BA in Dance. Her first introduction to Pilates was by Gary Calderone
, then owner of the Pilates Center of Ft. Collins, Colorado and graduate of The Pilates Center of Boulder
. Amy moved to the bay area to pursue a performing career, and like many dancers, was hit with an injury. She was encouraged to work with Madeline Black
and Jean Sullivan
, and completed her first Comprehensive Teacher Training Program through The PhysicalMind Institute®
. Amy was invited to teach alongside Jean at her studio A Body Of Work San Francisco
. To further her Pilates education, she has also completed the BASI Pilates®
rigorous Mentor and Master Programs with Rael Isacowitz
and is a proud graduate of Pat Guyton
's Pilates Conservatory Teacher Training Program®
. Amy has also completed Gil Hedley
's 6-Day Intensive Hands-On Human Dissection Workshop, and has been a member of IDEA since 2001.
Amy is a founding teacher for Pilates Anytime and is a presenter at Balanced Body: Pilates on Tour
. Her studio, CenterPoint Pilates, has had the honor of regularly hosting various guest teachers including Rebekah Rotstein, Jennifer Kries
, Eric Franklin, and the studio's mentor, Pat Guyton. It is considered the place to study Pilates in Santa Barbara.
Amy lives in Santa Barbara with her two dog and two cats. She loves to travel and cook and she loves music, dance, and laughter.