Peak Pilates® Domestic Trainers

Robin Beck
Robin Beck
Carbondale, Colorado

Robin Beck, a Colorado native, graduated with honors from The University of Colorado in 1994 with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Kinesiology. In 1997 she received a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver . In 2000, she became a Certified Pilates Instructor after completing her study at the Pilates Center of Boulder. From her perspective as a Physical Therapist, Robin has recognized and embraced the teachings of Joseph H. Pilates as an efficient, effective and patient friendly means to provide rehabilitative physical therapy, as well as full body conditioning. The results enjoyed by her patients and clients have been impressive. In addition to her professional role as a Physical Therapist and Pilates Instructor, Robin has also served as a sales representative for Peak Pilates®.

Kathryn Coyle
Kathryn Coyle
Avon, Connecticut

Kathryn Coyle, co-owner of The InnerSpace in Avon, Connecticut, is comprehensively certified through the Peak PilateSystem and Good Body's PilateSystem. She has ten years of teaching, instructor training and presenting experience. Having worked with Physical Therapists applying Pilates exercise to rehabilitative wellness, Kathryn has experience with both pre-hab and re-hab Pilates training. She believes Pilates unlocks the power within.

Zoey Trap
Zoey Trap
Avon, Connecticut

Zoey Trap has an MS in exercise science with a research focus on alternative therapy and the spine. She was introduced to Pilates during her years as a contemporary dancer and was a major pioneer in bringing Pilates and yoga to the fitness scene throughout Europe more than fifteen years ago. She went on to complete her comprehensive certification with Good Body's PilateSystem and is currently co-owner of the InnerSpace in Avon, Connecticut. A renowned worldwide presenter, her workshops reflect a commitment to help instructors stay abreast of the latest trends and research in mind-body, and how to apply these concepts to classes with knowledge, creativity and confidence. She has written educational programs for many fitness companies, been published in seven languages, and featured in 4 DVD's. Zoey is also is a certified yoga instructor, and an ACE and AFFA certified group exercise leader. Zoey believes that true fitness comes from the inside out.

Connie Borho
Connie Borho
Bradenton, Florida

Connie Borho has over 20 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. As a group exercise instructor and personal trainer certified by both ACE and AFAA, Connie implemented and managed group exercise programs for various health and fitness clubs in New York before focusing entirely on mind-body fitness. With two certifications in Yoga and a 500 hour RYT with Yoga Alliance, Connie has studied with and assisted many popular yoga teachers. She has extensive experience in the area of pre/post natal exercise, and is a respected continuing education provider in this area. As owner of Balance Pilates and Yoga Centers in Florida, and Teacher Trainer for Peak Pilates, Connie is passionate about inspiring her students to health and wellbeing through mind-body exercise.

Cameron Macdonald
Cameron Macdonald
Annapolis, Maryland

Cameron Macdonald began her career in the health and fitness industry over 20 years ago as an aerobics instructor in Houston, Texas. She received her BS in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and went on to work as a personal trainer and health club manager in Aspen. In 1992 Cameron was introduced to the Pilates Method, and in 1999 she received her Comprehensive Pilates Certification from the acclaimed Pilates Center of Boulder, and is currently is enrolled in their Masters Program. She has since then moved to Annapolis, Maryland and currently owns and operates The Cameron Macdonald Studio.

Pamela Garcia
Pamela Garcia
Boston, Massachusetts

A teacher trainer with Peak Pilates and Education Coordinator for Clare Dunphy's Progressive Bodyworks, Pamela's passion is contagious. Pam was introduced to Pilates in 1970 as a young competitive gymnast and came back to Pilates after pursuing a career in international trade and starting a family. She completed her comprehensive certification in 1998 through the Physicalmind Institute of New York. Forever a student of Pilates, Pamela continues her studies by participating in workshops and conventions with the Elders and Masters in Pilates as well as taking lessons from second generation teachers.

Lynn Enos
Lynn Enos
Hanover, Massachusetts

Lynn Enos has combined her love of movement with her background in education in becoming a teacher trainer with Peak Pilates. A valuable asset to New England's Peak Trainer team, Lynn holds a BS in Education and has been involved in the fitness field for over 20 years as an aerobics instructor, personal trainer and former Master Trainer for Resist-a-ball. She discovered Pilates in 2000, first obtaining a Stott mat certification followed by a comprehensive certification though Power Pilates. She presently teaches at Gold's Gym in Needham, Massachusetts and Pure Pilates in Hanover, Massachusetts. Lynn teaches with confidence and clarity instilling the same qualities to her students, whether it is her private clients or new instructors. She loves to see students succeed and surpass their expectations of themselves.

Jodi Sussner
Jodi Sussner
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Jodi holds a Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Human Performance with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. She is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (C.S.C.S.), and The National Aquatic Therapy and Rehabilitation Institute (ATRIC). As an athlete, former gymnast and dancer, being introduced to Pilates was instrumental in healing old injuries, and improving performance within her current triathlon competition. Her Pilates training began in 2000 with Stott Pilates where she received her comprehensive certification. She was introduced to Peak Pilates in 2005, and immediately found a connection to the integrity of classical Pilates and the unique teaching methodology within Peak Pilates. Jodi is also a fitness spokesperson for ShopNBC, a certified personal trainer, Pilates instructor, and group fitness instructor for Life Time Fitness in Chanhassen, MN. She is a National Instructor Trainer for Life Time Fitness where she provides education and updated Pilates Curriculum to LTF Studio Managers within their clubs nationwide.

Kimberlie Barrett
Kimberlie Barrett
Bozeman, Montana

Kim has been an Ambassador of Peak Pilates since 2003. She is the owner of Peak Bodies Pilates in Bozeman, Montana, one of the Peak Pilates US Training Centers. Named as one of the top Personal Trainers in the Country by Vogue Magazine in 1995, Kim attracts individuals who seek out her experience, charisma and commitment to excellence. She has been a fitness professional for over 20 years. Kim started her study of Pilates under Colleen Glenn and was certified in 1996, by The PhysicalMind Institute.

Shauna Laszlo
Shauna Laszlo
West Yellowstone, Montana

For the last six years Shauna Laszlo has owned and instructed at Body Dynamics Pilates & Dance Studio in West Yellowstone, Montana. She recently opened a second studio in Ennis, Montana. Her certification is through Good Body's Pilates System under the guidance of Colleen Glenn and Kimberlie Barrett. During the Summer Shauna teaches the West Yellowstone Smoke Jumpers and the Gallatin Forest Service in their physical training. She also works with the High School sports teams teaching them the benefits of Pilates.

Missy Becker-Noll
Missy Becker-Noll
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Missy Becker has been actively involved in the fitness industry since 1976. Missy has choreographed and appeared in the videos "Jig Don't Jog", "Super Jamz" and "Aging Well - Exercises for Seniors". Most recently, she has provided personal training for members of the Duquesne Club Health and Fitness Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1990 Missy developed Stretch for Safety ®, a pre-work flexibility program designed to help prevent injury in the workplace. Missy owns The Pines Studio for Pilates in Wexford, PA, a licensed training center for Peak Pilates. The Pines Studio offers comprehensive trainings as well as educational workshops.

Clare Dillon-Palma
Clare Dillon-Palma
Greenville, South Carolina

A lifelong passion for fitness and athletics lead Clare to a B.A. in Physical Education and a M.A. in Applied Physiology. Since 1978, Clare has been involved in almost every aspect of the fitness and wellness field. Clare was a competitive runner with the Atoms Track Club in Brooklyn, New York before moving to California and eventually relocating to Greenville, SC. Clare runs for fun and fitness and stays busy with her 3 children. Clare was instrumental in bringing Pilates to Greenville. Clare opened the first Pilates of Greenville Studio in 2000.

Sonje Mayo
Sonje Mayo
Nashville, Tennessee

Sonje Mayo was born in South Africa, where she graduated as a physical therapist from the University of Cape Town. She has had a long and successful career as a professional dancer and as an international choreographer. It was at the Martha Graham School in NYC that Sonje first met Joseph Pilates in 1965. In 2003 Sonje retired from dance and dedicated herself to Pilates once again...coming full circle. She owns and operates the Pilates Atelier in Nashville. Teaching Pilates 'through the eyes of a physical therapist', Sonje has become known in the local medical fraternity and the fitness world for her rehabilitative skills.

Nancy Hurd
Nancy Hurd
Austin, Texas

An educator since 1979, Nancy Hurd received her BFA in Dance and her MED in Movement Education from Arizona State University. She is comprehensively certified through The Good Body's PilateSystem, Peak Pilates and the Pilates Method Alliance. Additionally, Nancy is certified in The Gyrotonic Expansion System®, Gyrokinesis®, and Pilates for Golf. She is listed in the Who’s Who among America’s Teachers and is a CEC provider for the Pilates Method Alliance. Currently Nancy is the director and owner of The Austin Pilates Barn and leads courses in Austin, throughout the US and in Turkey. Her Passion is bringing the joy and health benefits of movement to a wide variety of people. Nancy strongly believes in the success of every “body”.

Laura Phillips Hampton
Laura Phillips Hampton
Houston, Texas

Laura is comprehensively certified through the Peak PilateSystem and is currently Director of Pilates at River Oaks Country Club, in Houston, Texas, where she has established a Pilates program in a new fitness center. Founding President of the Houston Pilates Association, Laura believes in the importance of outreach in the community, bringing Pilates to unreached populations such as the elderly, children and the homeless. Another priority is supporting and fostering the Pilates community, and she has been instrumental in establishing professional networking and continuing education in Houston. Laura is an instructor in the Peak teacher training program at The Good Space in Houston, Texas. Laura is a member of PMA.

Cherry Herzog
Cherry Herzog
Fort Worth, Texas

Cherry is a life-long fitness enthusiast and teacher whose background includes instruction in aerobic dance, step, kick-boxing, weight training and Pilates. Cherry's experience and skill has made her a sought after trainer in the Arlington area. Pilates has been her area of expertise since 1997 and currently she is the head Pilates teacher/trainer for The Greenhouse Spa, YMCA, and of course her business at Velociti Fitness League of Arlington.

Melody Morton
Melody Morton
Houston, Texas

Melody's passion and message is to bring out the potential that each of us has to offer. In 2002 Melody opened The Good Space Pilates & Yoga Studio in Houston, TX. The Good Space has been a Peak Pilates Host Training facility since 2003, as well as an education center for all Pilates instructors. Melody is a Peak Pilates Level I Teacher Trainer and is Comprehensively trained by Colleen Glenn under ThePilatesSystem. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Dance from U of H-CL, is co-founder of the Pilates Association of Houston, a member of the PMA and THRSA. She has been featured in the Houston Chronicle's 'Faces in the Crowd,' Pilates Style, Total Body Magazine, Envy, OO2 Magazine, and Houston Family Magazine. In addition, she is recurring guest on Great Day Houston and Outlook Houston morning shows.

Julie Williams
Julie Williams
Houston, Texas

Throughout her many years of teaching, Julie has managed and consulted many Pilates studios, fitness facilities, and health clubs around the nation. She is comprehensively certified by numerous schools of education including; Power Pilates of New York, Peak Pilates of Colorado, and Gold Certified by the Pilates Method Alliance. Julie is founder of Pilates Educator, a business focused on quality Pilates certification, continuing education, and personalized student mentoring.

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