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Professional Summary

Certified Classical Pilates Instructor and Studio Manager specializing in all major pilates apparatus, including Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Jumpboard and Large Barrel. Passion for building on classical foundation with contemporary techniques. Personable, friendly, and highly motivated to help others reach their health and fitness goals.

  • Assisting clients to establish and achieve health and fitness goals
  • Modifying techniques for different fitness and experience levels
  • Strong verbal and tactile cueing
  • Demonstrating knowledge of anatomy
  • Providing balanced and well paced workouts
  • Encouraging and motivating clients
  • Client service and studio management experience
  • Passion for movement, dance and yoga
Work History
October 2018-Current Pilates Instructor And Studio Manager (Westwood) | YogaWorks | Los Angeles, California
  • Teach Pilates mat and reformer classes, plus private sessions in fully equipped studio
  • Effectively manage and resolve issues arising from studio operations, staff or clients
  • Manage staff schedule
  • Generate leads and drive revenue through grassroots marketing, networking, studio promotions and events
  • Enforce YogaWorks policies and procedures
May 2018-October 2018 Pilates Instructor | The Pilates Body | Glendale, CA
  • Promote safe and interactive environment for group mat and reformer classes
  • Cultivate positive relationships with clients by explaining exercises, cueing and providing feedback during sessions
  • Preparation of client records including session notes and injuries details
December 2017-October 2018 Pilates Instructor | Mind-Body Fitness Pilates Studio | Los Angeles, CA
  • Design creative, effective group reformer classes and private sessions for clients of all ages and fitness levels
  • Monitor proper execution of exercises and progress of all clients
September 2017-March 2018 Pilates Instructor | Equinox | Beverly Hills, CA
  • Private instruction to Equinox members - addition of contemporary techniques for a more athletic approach
  • Built clientele by converting members with complimentary sessions to paying clients
  • Management of client files and scheduling appointments
July 2016-December 2017 Pilates Instructor | Whole Body Method | Los Angeles, CA
  • Classical Pilates instruction to clients in private sessions and group classes
  • Injury rehabilitation, focusing on aligning, strengthening and lengthening, often in conjunction with clients' physical therapy
  • Strong rapport with clients, resulting in long-term standing appointments
2016 Pilates Instructor Certification Whole Body Method
Professional Memberships
Pilates Method Alliance
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Creative, motivated and versatile Pilates instructor. Client-focused professional with 10 years of experience planning and developing sound teaching strategies dedicated to outstanding results. 
  • Great Motivator with an outgoing personality  
  • Consistent high student sign-up & retention rates
  • Meticulous and innovative verbal communication  
  • Extremely adaptable  
  • CPR and First Aid certified
  • Dedicated and Responsible
  • Extensive knowledge of all Pilates apparatus
  • Committed to personal continuing education
New York Athletic Club November 2014 to Current Pilates Instructor
New York, NY
  • Private Pilates Instruction 
  • Create inspired and purposeful client tailored session
  • Guide clients through sequences to increase flexibility and joint mobility
Physique Pilates October 2012 to April 2013 Pilates Instructor
New Paltz, NY
  • Provided private and group sessions to clients of all ages and fitness levels
  • Instructed Pilates classes using all classical equipment in order to challenge clients through variety of movements to ensure optimal performance  
  • Developed innovative classes that enabled the continuous improvement of client fitness
Core Pilates February 2007 to April 2013 Pilates Instructor/ Studio Manager
Poughkeepsie, NY
  • Rich experience of instructing private, machine and large format mat classes of all levels utilizing Reformer, Cadillac, Tower, Barrel and Wunda Chair.
  • Designed each class to wide range of clients by thoughtfully tailoring Classic and Contemporary repertoire to meet needs and abilities of all clients.
  • Handled scheduling, payroll and general management of studio including trade show buying for retail.
  • Assisted in all details of opening of new studio with more expansive offerings.
Education and Training
PMA Certified Instructor 2013
Dutchess Yoga 2016 200hr RYT: Hatha Yoga
Exhale 2014 Barre Core Fusion Program
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Professional Summary
  •  Teaches all ages and fitness levels including those with specific medical conditions and or injuries .
  •  Has a high client retention rate.
  •  Great motivator and outgoing personality.
  •  Creates fun, energizing and challenging routines.
  •  Creates a personalized class feel while teaching large groups.
Work History
October 2016-Current Pilates Instructor | White House Pilates Manhattan Beach | Manhattan Beach, California, United States
  •  Instructed a variety of group pilates classes including, Reformer, Matt, Tower, Wunder chair, Magic circle and spring board.
  • Explained and modeled  exercises to ensure that the students learned proper form and technique. 
  •  Taught multiple and consistent private sessions throughout the week focusing on on the client specific goals and or conditions.
  • Assessed individual progress and suggested appropriate changes.​
  •  Stressed the importance of proper stretching in order to avoid injury and create the long lean muscle.
  • Incorporated proper breathing technique to achieve maximum efficiency in each exercise.
  •  Taught level 1, level 2, level 3 and mixed level classes.
  •  Tailored routines based on clients' experience and personal needs through modification and variations.
  •   Developed relationships with the clients creating a personalized feel during class.
  • ​ Created a fun engaging environment through upbeat music and positive energy during instruction.
  •  Taught both classical and contemporary Pilates classes.
  •   Taught clients of all ages ranging from 14 to 86
  •  Trained and experienced in teaching clients who are currently pre natal and post natal
  •  Trained and experienced in teaching clients of all types of medical conditions including but not limited to lupus, arthritis, slipped disks, Parkinson's, vertigo, and recovering from various surgeries.


2017 Comprehensive pilates instructor certification : Whitehouse Pilates Teacher Training Program, 800 Manhattan beach blvd #100,Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Core Qualifications
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I am a dedicated, professional individual looking to contribute to the success of an employer. I have a genuine interest in working with and helping people. I am looking to secure an opportunity with an established company that utilizes my strengths in varied skill sets with the opportunity for growth.  
  • Excellent Communication skills verbal and written
  • Sharp problem solver
  • Courteous demeanor  
  • Seasoned in conflict resolution
  • Adaptive team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Quick to learn
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Computer Proficient - Microsoft word
  • Adept at relationship development
  • Reliable work ethic
  • Patient, posed, tactful
  • Customer Service oriented
Skye Pilates Katy, TX Owner, Manager, Instructor 07/2008 to Current
I run an in home equipment Pilates studio where I provide comprehensive, hands-on instruction based on the needs of individual clients. Once the clients needs are assessed I prepare a program for them to reach their health goals. Each workout is tailored specifically to meet their needs, including modifications for particular types of clients such as pregnant women, senior citizens and/or people with spine and joint issues. This requires knowledge of human anatomy and muscle movement as well as technical knowledge of equipment and exercises. It also requires a pleasant personality and good communication skills. I have dealt with all different types of people who learn differently. Conveying instructions clearly so the client can understand is crucial to their success. 
Pilates of Katy Katy, TX Certified Pilates Instructor 07/2004 to 06/2008 Designed each class to match the skill and learning levels of all participants.
Suggested exercise modifications to individual students to avoid strain and injury.
Cleaned and organized studio after each group fitness class.
Prepared teaching area for each class and returned all equipment to storage at the end of class.
Corrected dangerous movements and suggested alternate exercises.