Next Pilates Anytime Instructor Contest 2013 - 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.

Aida Lora

PHI Pilates

Sunrise, Florida
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love inspiring and encouraging others to learn how to control your body by engaging your mind, sou...

Amanda Tennant

Polestar

Saint Louis, Missouri
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it grants me the opportunity to fully express my love for the art and science of movement and the hu...

Amy Lademann

Polestar, PMA certified, cont ed through BBU

Naples, Florida
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is the ultimate connection between your brain and your body. I was introduced to Pilates in ...

Amy Swanson

Body Control Pilates

Cornwall, United Kingdom
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is such an intelligent form of exercise. Giving people the knowledge and tools to understand and...

Angelie Melzer

PhysicalMind Institute, Core Dynamics, Balanced Body University

Spokane, Washington
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is a universal exercise that touches the masses. It's gentle approach and organic movement ...

Ann Kennedy

Authentic Pilates - Romana's

Long Island, New York
13 Years Teaching

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

Artemis Papakonstantopoulou

Balanced Body, Physicalmind Institute

Athens, Greece
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by of a million reasons, but the most obvious one is; the method itself. With Pilates you don’t simply...

Bonnie Heyman

Power Pilates

Huntington, Long Island, New York
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by as Joseph Pilates said "The mind when housed within a healthful body, possesses a glorious sens...

Carol LeMaitre

Ellie Herman, The Pilates Center of Boulder

San Francisco, California
20 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I find people and their relationships to their bodies endlessly fascinating. It’s like solving a gia...

Christi Idavoy

Polestar Pilates Education

Miami, Florida
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it heals. Pilates is consciousness of the universal grid that connects all living beings through mo...

Deborah Harris

Authentic Pilates Teacher Certification (Romana)

Warren, New Jersey
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by after being a Pilates Instructor for 12 years, I still love my job. It is incredibly gratifying to b...

Elise Bocking

Stott

Mullaway N.S.W Australia
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it gives me the opportunity to make the positive changes in my clients lives that Pilates has made i...

Elle Jardim

Romana's Pilates

New York, New York
20 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it works! I find it so rewarding to see the changes in people's bodies and the positive impact it ha...

Erin Garvin

Pilates Method Alliance; Balanced Body

Roanoke, Virginia
11 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love helping people reach their goals. I love helping people feel more confident in their body and...

Eva Debrun

Joyful Movement LLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I have always loved movement, dance, and exercise. Pilates seems to bridge all of those together fo...

Frances Darnell

Kane School

New York, New York
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love sharing the joy of movement. I love teaching people about the anatomy and alignment of the bo...

Gail Giovanniello

PMA Certified, The Kathy Grant Heritage Training (with Cara Reeser), Physical Mind Institute (with Kelly Kane), Body Balance (now New York Pilates)

New York, New York
20 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it has been most rewarding and has kept me growing throughout my twenty years of “passing the torch....

Genevieve Ward

Power Pilates, PMA

Birmingham, Alabama
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is so exciting to help someone "make the connection", teach them how to tune inward, an...

Gerri Dalzell

Core Conditioning, Esalen Institue, Center for Scared Movement Gyrotonic, BFA LIU, Yoga ED

Studio City, California
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by as an artist my goal in life is to live authentically. I believe creativity is a path within our hea...

Gina Piccolo

Power Pilates, Balanced Body Faculty

Baltimore, Maryland
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by sharing the knowledge of Pilates and the human body with students and clients who are willing to lis...

Helen Conway

Pilates Institute

United Kingdom
17 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it allows me the honour of helping people change. They blossom when movement becomes free and pain d...

Hilary Opheim

Pilates Method Alliance

Houston, Texas
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I enjoy making my clients feel better. Not only physically but, mentally. My clients joke that I alw...

Holly Furgason

STOTT PILATES

San Francisco, California
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I help my clients feel better in their bodies, and I assist my community in becoming healthier, happ...

Jennifer Balboni

Pacific Movement Center (Long Beach Dance Conditioning), PMA® -CPT

Aptos, California
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by teaching Pilates is my passion in life! For me, helping people learn the joy of movement and discove...

Jennifer Weiss

PhysicalMind Institute

Woodland Hills, California
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it allows me to share my love and passion for the Method. My clients benefit with pain relief, deep...

Jessica Schultz

Peak Pilates

Portland, Oregon
8 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is food for the soul. I believe that we are more than just our bodies, and Pilates helps connect...

Jodi Brinkman

PMA Certified, Trained with Troy McCarty's Pilates, now with Balanced Body

Denver, Colorado
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to inspire people to better move and understand their bodies. It is satisfying because no ma...

Jody Domerstad

Power Pilates

Rutherford, New Jersey
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates changed my life. I started Pilates in my early 20's after bodybuilding and aerobic competiti...

Jolie Pollman

Long Beach Dance Conditioning

Salem, Oregon
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love how Pilates is adaptable to most everyone, and helping people attain their goals is really wo...

Julie Erickson

Stott Pilates, Balanced Body, PMA, Brooke Siler re:AB bridge

Boston, Massachussetts
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates teaches us how to live in the bodies that we have! I am 5'9" and was a gymnast, cheerl...

Kimberly Trana

Core Connections/Wendy LeBlanc Arbuckle

League City, Texas
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is my baseline. No matter which other workouts I'm currently exploring or the stresses that...

Kristen Matthews

Power Pilates

Santa Monica, California
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I’m able to share something that I’m passionate about and truly believe in. As a teacher I’m in a p...

Larisa Klein

IM=X, Tina Willis of Pro Pilates (classical), Wellness Achieved Studios

Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by ...It teaches people that their body is their best tool. The would-be practitioner usually walks in...

Laura Galli

PMA

Santiago de Compostela, Spain
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates is my way of life. It provides me with the opportunity to help people improve their quality ...

Laurel Silverman

Frog Temple Inc (The Pilates Center Trained)

Newport Beach, California
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is a constant learning and exploration. Everyday I am amazed at how the work continues to grow an...

Lauren Sayed

BASI

Greenville, North Carolina
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by in the words of Rael Isacowitz, "Pilates is for ANYONE, it just may not be for everyone." ...

Leslie Brangham

Polestar Post Rehab, Pilates Sports Center (Full Certification & Teacher Training Certification)

Camarillo, California
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by from the moment I discovered Pilates, it has never let me down. I am constantly inspired by the peo...

Lisa Marie Kloberdanz

Balanced Bodies, Physical Mind Institute, ACE personal trainer

Fayettville, West Virginia
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by helping people understand their true power of strength makes me happy! I love meeting new clients. E...

Louise Johns

BBU Faculty

Lafayette, California
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by ...its the ideal movement modality that is perfect for anybody, any age, of any fitness level and an...

Louise Knoop

Body Control Pilates, Polestar

Cape Town, South Africa
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it is my foundation for movement. Everything comes to me/makes sense to me via Pilates. I find &...

Lynne Balliette

Romana's Pilates/The Pilates Studio of NY

New York, New York
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it can change a person's body in ways that impact his or her quality of life, and being able to shar...

Mary Liz Rhoad

Polestar Education LLC

Centennial, Colorado
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by my perfectionism has found a happy home in my work. I love that the work highlights and embodies a ...

Melanie McGray

Integrated Teacher Training, San Francisco

Los Angeles, California
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it brings me great joy to share the unknown capabilities my clients and students possess. I find th...

Melissa Kakavas

Power Pilates, Physicalmind, Balanced Body

Raleigh, North Carolina
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I truly believe that movement is healing. My teaching style is warm and energetic, inspiring a heal...

Monica Kaye

BASI- Sarah Bertucelli

Los Angeles, California
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am truly grateful for the vibrant health that I've been given. I attribute much of this to my pass...

Morwen Banq

Authentic Pilates Romana

New York, New York
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by my clients inspire me and i love helping them feeling better....

Myla Pitt

Romana's Pilates

Great Neck, New York
13 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I see such good results. I have clients who have actually gained height, lost weight, and in genera...

Peta Serras

Polestar Pilates, Fletcher Pilates

Sydney, Australia
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I get to change peoples' lives with something I love to do. They come to me with goals they sometim...

Rachel Kennedy

Balance Within Movement Studio (now Balance Within Pilates)

Adelaide SA, Australia
15 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates has the ability to change people's lives. Teaching a client who is afraid of heights to stan...

Remy Aull

Stott Level 1 & 2 Certified

Middletown, Rhode Island
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it allows me to make a real change in peoples lives. Pilates is the unification of mind, body, and ...

Rocio Carrasco Fonseca

Power Pilates

Athens, Greece
6 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it helps people feel better about their bodies which improves their life in general. Also, teaching ...

Sarah Cook

Power Pilates

Newark, Ohio
9 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I believe in the profound impact this work has to offer. After being injured as a dancer early in m...

Stephanie Amrein

Physical Mind and Power Pilates

Coral Gables, Florida
12 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by there is nothing more rewarding than when a client starts to become pain free, fit into the dress si...

Tammy Gruber

PhysicalMind Institute

Newtown, Connecticut
10 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I found out, first hand, how healing and amazing this work is! While dealing with an injury my chir...

Tanya Podvysotska

Mary Bowen, Kathy Corey, Michael King, Nuala Coombs

Kiev, Ukraine
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I am grateful for my clients results. When I hear from them that Pilates relieves their back pain, o...

Tatiana Novaes Coelho

Alan Herdman

London, United Kingdom
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I can combine my love of teaching and exercise into one profession to improve the health, wellbeing ...

Tobie Hall

PHI with Chrissy Romano-Ruby

Indianapolis, Indiana
5 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by I love to exercise in general. I absolutely love to work with people and get to know all about them...

Valerie Raby

Polestar Pilates Education

Montreal, Canada
7 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by Pilates was love at first stretch. It awakened my sense of self awareness and taught me to align my ...

Valya Karcher

PHI Pilates; Balanced Body University; continuing education credits from STOTT Pilates and Pilates On Tour.

Fredericksburg, Virginia
14 Years Teaching

I encourage my clients to take responsibility for their own wellness by it changed my life and I want to continue bringing those life-affirming changes to others seeking to...

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