Mio Takagi

Mio has been a competitive athlete since she was young. As a result to intensive training and continuous competition with very little off season rest periods, she developed various sports injuries,…

Orie Nash

Orie has been always enthusiastic about body movement. She was in the running team, ski team, volleyball team and has always really enjoyed sports. Orie first encountered Pilates through her best friend who had become a Pilates instructor and asked…

Rachel Wong

Rachel was introduced to Pilates by her physiotherapist as a post-rehabilitation exercise due to chronic tension in her back as a result of scoliosis. Witnessing the remarkable relief of pain…

Amanda Howard

Amanda is a Nashville native and excited to be back in Nashville after living in Chicago for 12 years. She is classically trained and received her certification from Frog Temple…

Lauren Thompson

Lauren Thompson is the owner of Thrive Pilates & Movement Studio in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. She has been teaching Pilates and yoga since 2007 and holds an MA in…

Renee Craig

Prior to becoming a fitness professional, I was an overweight, out of shape, stay at home mom who led a sedentary lifestyle. I didn’t know how to start, much less…

Leila Pepper

Leila’s first contact with Pilates began as a teenager and an old VHS Tape — yep, no DVDs or YouTube back then! “At that time, I was a young ballet…

Natalie Lepkowski

Natalie has 18+ years of teaching experience in diverse fitness areas, including over 10 years working with prenatal and postpartum clients. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of…