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Instructor Trainers

The STOTT PILATES® Faculty, or members of our esteemed team of Instructor Trainers, is made up of highly qualified and internationally sought-after educators who are known for their dedication, professionalism and attention to detail.   All of our faculty members hold full certification in the STOTT PILATES method and have achieved additional designations to complement their training. A diverse group, they come from various backgrounds including physical therapy, exercise science, athletic therapy, dance and group and personal fitness training to name a few. Every member of the team strives to uphold the highest standards of training that have been developed worldwide.

Nahit Baylan


Istanbul, Turkey

 

Nahit Baylan received his Bachelor of Science in Body Education and Sports and Master’s Degree in Sports and Health Sciences from Marmara University, where he also completed research in Pilates. He is currently completing his Ph.D. on the effects of recovery techniques on muscle damage in the Movement and Training Sciences Department at Marmara University. The only Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in Turkey, Nahit lectures on sports and fitness for various federations. Additionally, he was a tennis player in the Turkish Tennis league and worked as a strength and conditioning coach for the Turkish National Tennis Team. Since 2000, he has been working in the fitness sector as a trainer and manager and is the founder of Fitkon Personal Training & Pilates, which has two studio locations in Istanbul, Turkey.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
MSc, NSCA CSCS

Natalie Gennett

Northeast Pilates Education Centers
Manchester, Massachusettes USA

A native of upstate New York, Natalie earned her Masters Degree in Nutrition Management from Rochester Institute of Technology, and is a Registered Dietitian (RD).   After working five years in critical care as a Nutrition Support Dietitian, she yearned to improve the quality of life and health of her clients outside the critical care environment.  Natalie began her STOTT PILATES® training in 2002 and became a Certified Instructor in 2006.  She has taught Pilates and group fitness at the Denver Corporate Training Center since 2008 and became and Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2009.  Natalie is passionate about teaching students and enjoys making a difference in her clients’ lives.  Her enthusiasm for her work is evident as she works tirelessly with students to help develop their skills, confidence and a love for their new career path.     

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

Natashia Sally Dermawan

Vitruvian Studio
Surabaya, Indonesia

Natasha has always had a passion for sports, health, and fitness. She enjoys dancing and various types of workouts including Pilates, fitness, aerobics, running, step, badminton, and others. To transfer her passion of a healthy lifestyle to others, Natasha began her STOTT PILATES® training in 2010 and started teaching when she was 18 years old, before earning her Full Certification in 2012. Her young age enabled her to create a youthful and exciting ambience that motivates others as well. She completed her portfolio by studying ZEN∙GA™ and Core™, and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2013. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Noémie Jane Bull

Studio Praxis Pilates
Montreal, Quebec Canada

 

 

Noémie Jane Bull started training in Pilates in 1991 while studying in dance at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. She received her Bachelor in Fine Arts degree in Contemporary Dance and Music at the University of Quebec in Montreal.  In 2010, she was certified in STOTT PILATES® and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES Mat & Reformer in 2012. In addition to teaching Pilates, she is a massage therapist, obtaining her certification at the GUIJEK INSTITUTE and KINE CONCEPT schools in Montreal in 2007.  She later obtained her credentials in the Osteodynamie technique. Noémie enjoys working with a variety of clientele from different physical backgrounds but has the greatest interested in Injuries and Special Population and functional anatomy for movement.
IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA in Contemporary Dance and Music

Olivia Sadeler

Pilates Training Center Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii USA

A Doctor of Physical Therapy, Olivia specializes in outpatient orthopedic injuries, using the STOTT PILATES® method to aid her clients in their rehabilitation.  Olivia became a STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor in 2004, and by 2009 had become an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES.  Olivia practices Physical Therapy at the United States Athletic Training Center, and also teaches group and private Pilates classes at Yoga Works.  In both her Physical Therapy sessions and her Pilates teaching, Olivia enjoys using her expertise in anatomy of movement to help her clients achieve optimal function and performance.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Rehab
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
PT