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Aimee McDonald-Anderson

Equilibrium Studio
Ann Arbor, Michigan USA

Aimee McDonald Anderson received her STOTT PILATES® certification in 1999 and became a certified Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance from the University of Michigan, and it is through dance that she first discovered Pilates. 

Aimee is the owner of The Movement Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Gyrotonic Ann Arbor, and founder and choreographer for Terpsichore's Kitchen Dance Theatre. With her passion for dance and her wide ranging experience in teaching movement, Aimee is dedicated to increasing her clients’ fitness, while focusing on their mind-body awareness.


IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA

Alison Salmond

YMCAfit
London, England

A seasoned veteran in the fitness industry, Alison has worked in health clubs as a fitness instructor and personal trainer for more than 20 years. She became STOTT PILATES® Certified in 2006, and earned the status of Certified Instructor Trainer the following year. She is now an IT for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ and a Lead IT for STOTT PILATES. Alison is passionate about Pilates, and delivers STOTT PILATES education at YMCAfit and also acts as their Curriculum Manager developing and delivering a range of instructor courses. In addition to her work experience, Alison also holds both a Certificate in Education (PCET) and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science. A genuine fitness enthusiast, Alison loves to exercise outdoors, and completed the London Marathon in 2005.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, CORE™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
Masters of Exercise Science; Certificate of Education

Amanda Fletcher

Denver Corporate Training Center
Denver, Colorado USA

Amanda received her introduction to the STOTT PILATES® method as part of her own physical therapy regimen after a number of knee surgeries. She found enjoyment in the exercise and developed a desire to share the benefits with others. In 2007 she achieved her STOTT PILATES® Full Certification and the next year she moved on to become an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES. Amanda’s focus with her clients is to help them achieve strength and flexibility, and with sensitivity to their varying needs, she is able to guide clients of all ages and fitness levels toward their personal fitness goals.


IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Amanda Kitchen


London, England

Amanda first became STOTT PILATES® Certified in 2004 and in 2005, moved on to become a Certified Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES.  She has an extensive background as a fitness instructor, and likes to combine her STOTT PILATES teaching with her successful personal training and sports massage business.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Amy de Schweinitz


Anchorage, Alaska US

After training for 4 years with Michaela Bimbi-Dresp in Munich, Germany, Amy de Schweinitz obtained her STOTT PILATES® Certification in 2004.  In 2007, she became a Certified Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES, and enabling her to teach worldwide.  With a BSc in Kinesiology and Sport Science, Amy was able to complement her studies as a competitive runner and triathlete.  She found that Pilates was a huge asset to her success as an athlete, thus it launched her career in Pilates.  Amy is now certified by the Pilates Method Alliance and is an ACE Certified Trainer.  As an international Certified Health Coach, Amy is passionate about using Pilates to help people feel good in their bodies and have the best quality of life.

 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BSc, ACE