Next Pilates Anytime Instructor Contest 2011 - Round One

Presented by Pilates Anytime and Pilates Nerd

Finalists will be selected by our panel of judges. Pilates Anytime members will vote on finalists. Contest Voting FAQs.

All Contestants

Listed in alphabetical order by first name

Voting has ended.

Alexandra Wisdom

Studio Platinum Pilates, Fitness Australia National Registration

Chelsea, London, UK
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I'm always learning. The overall mental and physical benefits are endless, and not only rewarding to...

Alysha Oclassen

Pilates Inc. (turned into Romana's Pilates)

Hailey, Idaho, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by my experiences as a Pilates student have helped through dance injuries, body identity issues, and a ...

Amie Avi

Power Pilates, BASI

Chicago, Illinois, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by having experienced many physical setbacks, I know what it feels like to be a prisoner in your own bo...

Andrea Maida

Romana's Pilates, Excel Movement Studios

Solana Beach, California, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is empowering to many individuals who have a strong will and a sharp mind but feel they lack...

Ann Kennedy

Romana's Pilates

Centerport, New York, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is an exercise program that works for everyone. All types of body types, ages and skill levels c...

Ashleigh Rose

BASI, Fuerza Hardcore Pilates, Physical Mind Institue

Bonney Lake, Washington, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by the passion and love I hold for Pilates comes from my belief that it has the possibility to change e...

Barbara Bassett

Stott Pilates, Barre Intensity, ACE

Sandpoint, Idaho, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by when my students love what they’re doing, I love what I’m doing - teaching Pilates! It’s so gratifyi...

Bridget Crowe

The Pilates Center 950 hour Training 2005, Expected to complete The Pilates Center Maserter's Program 2012, 2003 450 Pilates Teacher Training through Jennifer Blaine graduate of the Pilates Center

Dillon, Colorado, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to teach Pilates because of the physical, emotional, and energetic transformation that occurs...

Brigitte Garten

Aline Technique, BASI, PMA CPT

Dana Point, California, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the wonderful feeling I get helping people become healthier and stronger. The changes I see in m...

Brook Visser

PhysicalMind

Sispony, Andorra
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is all about alignment and connection. I love making a difference in my clients life where they d...

Camilo A. Rodriguez

The Pilates Studio (Pilates Inc.) New York City

Vero Beach, Florida, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is like a language for the body. With this physical language clients get to listen, feel, di...

Cheryl Cokley

Powerhourse Pilates

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love helping people and Pilates has helped so many of the ladies that I teach! it is so exciting t...

Cheryl Dunn

Retrofit Pilates, ITT San Francisco, Madeline Black for Mastery Level Pilates, Gyrtonic, Gyrokinesis, Passing the Torch

Austin, Texas, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I enjoy helping people. I’ve had the great opportunity to witness first hand the healing abilities o...

Conni Ponturo

Physical Mind Institute, Maria Leone Bodyline

Woodland Hills, California, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love the way it feels on my body. To take someone who is unconditioned and to help them find the ...

Courtney Miller

Stott Pilates

Encinitas, California, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to teach Pilates because I know every day will be different, and every day will be great!! M...

Dani Beauchamp

The Pilates Center Boulder, Colorado

Agoura Hills, California, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by on a daily basis I see the method not only challenge my students, but empower them. I’m a mover, I ...

Donna Gambino

Professional Health and Fitness Institute, Bethesda, Maryland

Canton, Michigan, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am a physical therapist and have found Pilates to be the best program for my patients and fitness ...

Emily Belanger

Physical Mind, Stott, Balanced Body

Agoura Hills, California, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by in 2004, I placed 2nd in my age group in my first triathlon in Boston. In 1994 that would have been...

Erin Mohr

The PhysicalMind Institute

Paris, France
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I look forward to my work every day. Seeing my client with chronic back pain who tells me she's ama...

Georgia Burns

Body Harmonics Pilates

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is a form of movement training that helps everyone. After injuring myself in gymnastics, I used...

Gloria Romo

Physical Mind, Core Dynamics, and Stott

Chino Hills, California, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by after being a competitive bodybuilder (Ms. America and Ms. Universe) and personal trainer for over 3...

Heather Sommer

J.L. Body Conditioning

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by “Thank you for pushing and inspiring me,” I recently told a client. And I realized: That is why I ...

Heike Yates

PMA, Quantum Pilates, Physical Mind

North Potomac, Maryland, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I believe Pilates is for everybody and the possibilities are endless. By giving each individual the ...

Helena Piccoli

Kane School of Core and Integration

Miami, Florida, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it has taught me that strength and fitness is something available in all body types and shapes. I lo...

Hilary Opheim

Physical Mind

Houston, Texas, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I enjoy the connection with a client. The way I can make them forget the stress or problems of their...

Hilary Rogers

Center Studio Pilates, PMA, Balanced Body Faculty

Sacramento, California, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it can change people's life in unexpected ways. Not only does it change how the body looks and feel...

Ingrid Serenne

Polestar, Body Kinetics, BASI

Mill Valley, California, USA
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of what it teaches me: patience, discernment, kindness, clarity and inquisitiveness to name but a f...

James Crader

Balanced Body University

Sacramento, California, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by learning to control your body and integrate your movements feels good. When it comes to the body, ac...

Jamie Sharpe

Power Pilates and Pilates Method Alliance

Cary, North Carolina, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it has allowed me to do what I love and love what I do. Pilates has changed my life personally and ...

Jeannine Corbell

Balanced Body, Body Awareness Studio, Gyrotonic, ACE

Atlanta, Georgia, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by not only did the Method change my own body and allowed me to be successful in my career as a profess...

Jen McWalters

Ellie Herman Studios SF, CA, PMA Gold-certified in 2005

Pawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I found Pilates at a time when I was in a lot of pain from an old back injury. Pilates gave me energ...

Jenna Zaffino

Movement Education LLC, Fletcher Pilates®, PMA Certified

Chicago, Illinois, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by teaching allows me the chance to help create an environment for students where evolution is possible...

Jennifer Golden Zumann

Pilates Chicago Instructor Training

Chicago, Illinois, USA
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is a means to bring health and fulfillment. The body becomes strong and adaptable and the p...

Kahley Schiller

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, D.K. Body Balancing Method

Overland Park, Kansas, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by there is nothing that gives me more happiness and fulfillment than helping others discover the stren...

Kaile Larson

The Pilates Center Advanced Teacher Training Program

Boulder, Colorado, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I get to see the power of the method on a daily basis, and make an impact on so many people. Coming ...

Karen Sanzo

Physical Mind, Pilates System (now Peak Pilates), Pilates Center of Austin (Core Connections), Balanced Body

Dallas, Texas, USA
17 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to teach Pilates because of its unlimited potential. Facilitating and encouraging movement th...

Karena Thek Lineback

Polestar Pilates

Newhall, California, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the people. These relationships expand my world in directions that I either never knew existed or...

Kate Wodash Catlow

Pilates Center of Austin

Austin, Texas, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it allows me to help guide people back to their selves. I believe we cannot be a whole person unles...

Kellee Stooks

PhysicalMind, Balanced Body

Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love helping clients gain the body/mind connection and seeing the transformations in the way they ...

Kelli Burkhalter

The Pilates Center Advanced Teacher Training Program

Boulder, Colorado, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by the classical form inspires people, including me, to be in control of their own health and well-bein...

Kristin Dabney

Balanced Body

St. Louis, Missouri, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I believe Pilates is a powerful tool, one that can help virtually any body. As an instructor, it is ...

Kristine Bjornstad

Peak Pilates, Level 3

Huntersville, North Carolina, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by every day is always different in the studio and my clients and I always have so much fun. I love th...

Lani Pelino

Romana's Pilates (The Pilates Guild), Power PIlates, Pilates Method Alliance

Sherman Oaks, California, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates teaches me to be more accepting of myself and, in general, more patient. I am honored and hu...

Laura Tarbell

Stott Pilates, American Fitness Professionals and Associates

Hogansburg, New York, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love helping people reach their goals. Whether its recovering from an injury, to lose weight, to ...

Laurette Ryan

Physical Mind

Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA
18 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is one modality which truly delivers. In my thirties, teaching traditional group exercise with fo...

Leah Wecksler

The Pilates Center Advanced Teacher Training Program

Boulder, Colorado, USA
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am able to affect positive change in people's lives through movement. For me, movement is joy, it...

Lee Vallely

BASI Pilates

Austin, Texas, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by teaching Pilates is labor of love for me. My Pilates practice and teaching method has grown organica...

Leslianne Holmes

Total Balance, Oakville, Ontario

Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by beginners can get a wealth of knowledge about the mechanics of their bodies and Pilates affects them...

Libby Bideau

Sante Fe Internship, Pilates on Tour, Austin, Balanced Body Cadilac Module, Julian Littleford, Passing the Torch, 200 hour Yoga Alliance

Venice, California, USA
17 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to see people open their horizons to movement, get stronger, feel better and walk taller. It...

Lindsay Lopez

Power Pilates, Physical Mind Institute

New York, New York, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it changes people's lives. Through Pilates, I can guide you how to curve and bend, gyrate and shimmy...

Lisa Pentony

Pilates Institute of Queensland

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by It has completely transformed my life. It brings happiness and positivity to not only myself but all...

Lucy Garcia

Stott Instructor Trainer

San Diego, California, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I've continually evolved and progressed over the years as originally I was trained in a more classic...

Lynda Lippin

Pilates PhysicalMind Institute

Parrot Cay Resort, Turks and Caicos Islands
22 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates works! Pilates is a complete system of exercise that helps strengthen every muscle and devel...

Lynné Brodrick

BASI Pilates

Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is the reason who I am and what I am today. It is all about respecting your body thus learni...

Marie Delcioppo

Core Dynamics, Goodbodies Pilates

Miami, Florida, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it doesn’t matter where you are or what your fitness level, the method can be adapted to anyone in a...

Mary Mang

PHI Pilates, The Pilates Coach, Balanced Body, Bender Systems Training, Fitour, West Coast Pilates

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it encompasses the integration of our mind and body, which produces an inner strength like no other!...

MaryJayne Johnson

PMA, Balanced Body (Faculty), Pilates Santa Fe

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it gives me the opportunity to connect with people on a level that has the ability to make a meaning...

Michelle Hoyos

PhysicalMind Institute NY, Mat, Equipment & Special Populations, Stott Physio Ball

Issaquah, Washington, USA
30 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of how it makes students feel. Making Pilates a part of their health program enriches the quality o...

Michelle Pritchard

BASI

Rochester, New York, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I feel like I can really make a difference in people's lives. There is no better feeling than heari...

Mona Zignego

PHI Pilates

Hartford, Wisconsin, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it helps me clear away the clutter and distraction of everyday life to find focus and to discern whe...

Naomi Weyrowski

Peak Pilates, PMA

Miami, Florida, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by teaching people how to have mind body awareness, alignment, flexibility, and strength is priceless. ...

Nicki Noftz

The Pilates Center in Boulder, CO

Big Bend, Wisconsin, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I get to teach people about their body and movement patterns as well as their mental and emotional c...

Nicole Howard

BASI and PMA

San Clemente, California, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the interplay between mind, body and spirit. Through precision, body alignment and mindfulness on...

Nova Cairns

Michael King and Pilates International, London, UK

Isle of Wight, UK
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is my passion. It has been a journey through injury and heart ache through which I found Pilates....

Odile Zelenak

Physical Mind Institute for Mat - A Body of Work, ITT, San Francisco, Madeline Black and Jean Sullivan for all Pilates apparatus as well as, - Mastery Level Trainer with Madeline Black and ITT (her c

Sonoma, California, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by with my inner awareness I can share with my clients the path to find their own self-empowerment. Th...

Paris Andreou

The Pilates Coach

Athens, Greece
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am a results and perfection oriented person, and Pilates is a system that incorporates both. I tea...

Renee Neuman

Stott Pilates, PMA

Gainesville, Florida, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by body movement is my life’s passion. For as long as I can remember, I have been searching to uncover ...

Sherri Pulie

Physical Mind - Mat 1, ACE group fitness Instructor, BBU Small Ball Magic

Easton, Connecticut, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by passing this form of exercise and body awareness on to others is very rewarding and somewhat of a ca...

Simona Cipriani

Authentic Pilates with Romana Kryzanowska

Purchase, New York, USA
17 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is universal. I have worked with it for over 17 years and have seen it work for every one. It is ...

Suzie Celentano

Core Dynamics Pilates plus MEd in Health and Kinesiology

Lorton, Virginia, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by whether I am teaching internationally at fitness conferences, or locally as a volunteer at my three ...

Tamara Newell

Core Pilates NYC

New York City, New York, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I can have a positive influence on my clients quality of life. Whether it's helping a 70 year grand...

Teri Lee Steele

Kane School of Core Integration (2000), PMA Certified (2010)

New York, New York, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by the mission my classes and my Steele Pilates Certification Program is to help students become strong...

Tianna Martin

BASI, Orange Coast College

Mission Viejo, California, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by everyday is something new, different and full of promise. It is so fulfilling to be able to help ot...

Zayna Gold

Balanced Body Faculty; Power Pilates Comprehensive; Stott Pilates Comprehensive

Boston, Massachusetts, USA
20 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is my favorite hobby and I get to go to work everyday and feel inspired and motivated. People com...

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