Next Pilates Anytime Instructor Contest 2012 - 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.

Alicia Zabrocki

Power Pilates / Romana Pilates

Chicago, Illinois, USA
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the genius of its simplicity. I am constantly rewarded by teaching clients and watching their bod...

Aliesa George

Pilates Studio (Romana) / PhysicalMind

Wichita, Kansas, USA
18 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by It is a blessing and a privilege to share my knowledge and expertise with other Pilates enthusiasts,...

Allan Menezes

Institute for the Pilates Method

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
31 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by ...not did it also help me to overcome a back injury, it also started an industry in Australia. Over...

Allison Beardsley

Long Beach Dance Conditioning

San Diego, California, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is super fun, that is the purpose of life.... right? It is so fulfilling to help others and to ma...

Amanda Jessee

Personal Best Pilates / PMA

Overland Park, Kansas, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it helps my clients live full and active lives. I cannot think of a more gratifying profession! Al...

Angelie Melzer

PhyscialMind

Spokane, Washington, USA
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates touches all ages, body types, physical disabilities and fitness levels, bringing them togeth...

Anita Artzner

Core Dynamics

Canton, Ohio, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by so many students tell me how much better they feel after learning and doing Pilates. I'm helping peo...

Ann Kennedy

Romana's Pilates

Centerport, New York, USA
11 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...

Betsy Ogden

Polestar Pilates

White River Junction, Vermont, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to teach Pilates because I have repeatedly seen the work improve clients’ lives! There is no...

Cara Krupa

STOTT Pilates

Rochester, Michigan, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I believe in this work and what it can do. I have seen Pilates change the bodies and lives of so ma...

Carrie Campbell

Power Pilates

Hoboken, New Jersey, USA
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is not just exercise, it is a way of life. Having practiced Pilates for 20 years, never once...

Carrie Macy

Romana Pilates / Power Pilates

Los Angeles, California, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is the perfect exercise form to help my clients deeply connect to their physicality, own their mo...

Celeste Etlinger

STOTT Pilates

Essex, Connecticut, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it changed my life and I love to share that experience with my students....

Celina Villaverde

YMCA of the USA (Palo Alto, California)

Panama City, Panama
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by after 8 years I enjoy every class I teach. I really like it when people doing aerobics or weights co...

Cheryl Dunn

Retrofit Pilates, Passing the Torch / PMA

Austin, Texas, USA
10 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...

Colette de Vries

Healthy Living / STOTT / PMA

Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it gives me the opportunity to make a difference in the world. I see people's lives changing for the...

Danielle Conner

BASI / PMA

Watchung, New Jersey, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it gives people the ability to heal and change their bodies from the inside out. Helping people to a...

Deborah Harris

Authentic Pilates (Romana)

Warren, New Jersey, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by after being a Pilates Instructor for 11 years, I still love my job because, to me, it is not a job. ...

Diane Murray

BASI / PMMP Lolita San Miguel

Bend, Oregon, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love the moments of insight and joy that burst on faces when a student hits a goal they’ve striven...

Emma Newham

Body Control / Pilates Union

Newcastle, England, UK
17 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I like to think I can make a positive impact and a real difference in the lives of the people I teac...

Frances Darnell

Kane School of Core Integration

Brooklyn, New York, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love sharing the joy of movement. It’s exciting to discover new connections in your body and move ...

Francesca Philip

PhyscialMind / Balanced Body

Menlo Park, California, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by there is no better way to get people to connect to their bodies. Piece by piece we break down the b...

Gisela Giménez

Michael King Pilates

Lomas de Zamora, Argentina
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is the best way to keep your body in a healthy condition. You can strengthen all the muscles of y...

Gretchen Johnson

Authentic Pilates / Power Pilates

Brentwood, Tennessee, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I can inspire and motivate my students. Gymnastics was my first love, and when my career ended I wa...

Hayley Hobson

Pilates Center / PhysicalMind

Boulder, Colorado, USA
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the strength, balance and joy it brings to each of my clients. I left my job as a lawyer 15 year...

Jennifer Balboni

Pacific Movement Center / PMA

Aptos, California, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by teaching Pilates is my joy and passion in life. It helps me feel more connected to myself, my studen...

Karen Applegate

PHI

Moorestown, New Jersey, USA
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by everyone from a rehab client to an elite athlete can benefit from it. I love that the method is easy...

Kristen Iuppenlatz Grech

Ellie Herman / Balanced Body

Sebastopol, California, USA
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by seeing my students feel more joy in movement, more ease in their bodies and more confidence and &quo...

Kristen Matthews

Power Pilates

Santa Monica, California, USA
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by on a daily basis I’m inspired. Being a teacher gives me more than just knowing I’ve helped someone g...

Kristin Dabney

Balanced Body

St. Louis, Missouri, USA
9 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 ...

Kristin Stevenson

PhysicalMind Institute

Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA
20 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by there's nothing more amazing than being humbled daily by your client's potential when they think the...

Laura Lynn Harry

STOTT, PMMP, BASI Masters

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to learn! Everyday that I teach, I learn more & more about the amazing capabilities of o...

Laure Felton

Pilates Center of Boulder

Miami, Florida, USA.
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I get to be a part of an incredible journey in so many individuals lives. I have been blessed to tea...

Laurette Ryan

Balancepoint Pilates / PMA

Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA
25 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love the thrill of showing students how to connect with their bodies, feel control in their moveme...

Laurie Weiner

Polestar Pilates / PHI

Marlton, New Jersey, USA
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is the most rewarding career I have ever had. I enjoy teaching my students how to feel better ab...

Leslianne Holmes

Total Balance

Woodstock, Ontario, Canada
7 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...

Linda Hagy

Professional Health and Fitness, PMMP Lolita San Miguel / PMA

Avon, Ohio, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Having worked in the fitness industry for 32 years and Physical Therapy for 25 years, I am always am...

Lisa Schklar

STOTT Pilates

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I have met so many incredible people over the years both clients and instructors. Some of the most ...

Marissa Lins

Core Dynamics / PMA

Madison, Wisconsin, USA
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it's intellectually stimulating and extremely creative. Pilates is a concept. Eve Gentry once said &...

Mark Parfitt

Body Control PIlates

Bristol, UK
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of all the disciplines I have done I love its elegance and its precision. I love the amazing result...

Melanie Hall

Authentic Pilates (Romana)

Telluride, Colorado, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is life-changing! I love introducing people to the world of Pilates. The Authentic Pilates...

Michele McCauley

Power Pilates / PMA

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is a great practice to lengthen and strengthen your muscles with a focus on spinal alignment...

Mo Wolfe

Power Pilates / Polestar

Port Washington, New York, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is logical, efficient and effective. I love how Pilates gets harder as you get better so if you ...

Nicole De Anda

BASI

Orange County, California, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of the deep connection to the movement and extreme body awareness it requires to progress through th...

Paolina Weber

Kane School of Core Integration

New York, New York, USA
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I can be of service to people. My goal is to be a teacher with depth, courage and the capacity to tr...

Rachel Algra

Polestar Pilates

Denver, Colorado, USA
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is always a rewarding experience! I am reminded daily why I am in this field. Whether it's a cl...

Rebecca Beckler

STOTT Pilates

Orange County, California, USA
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love helping people be the best they can be. From the novice client to the more seasoned client t...

Rikke Schillinger

Pilates Room / STOTT Pilates

Oslo, Norway
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it connects your body and mind together. It helps people understand their body, helps them understan...

Saralyn Ward

STOTT Pilates

Denver, Colorado, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is a vehicle for discovery and empowerment. I feel a surge of passion and sheer joy when I watch ...

Sharon Gallagher

Ellie Herman / Pilates Center of Boulder

San Francisco, California, USA
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by not only does it allow me to share something I love and am passionate about with my students, but it...

Stephen Dunn

Retrofit Pilates / MPT and COMT

Austin, Texas, USA
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by the system introduced me to a holistic way of evaluating and treating the body in my physical therap...

Traci Schulz

Vineyard Pilates Center / PMA

Naples, Florida, USA
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am a true believer that the body and mind can heal itself. And I refuse to take ‘I can’t’ or 'I w...

Zeena Dhalla

BASI

Ladera Ranch, California, USA
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by It has changed the way I think about movement, and it heals me from the inside out. Therefore what ...

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