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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.

Patrick Przyborowski

Practice Fitness
Dayton, Ohio United States

Patrick Przyborowski began teaching Pilates in Ohio in 2003, shortly after which he met his first STOTT PILATES® instructors and was so wowed by them that he started his training anew in 2004. In 2008 he opened his own Pilates, yoga and personal training studio in Dayton, Ohio. Patrick became a fully certified STOTT PILATES Instructor in 2010, and in 2012 became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness specializing in STOTT PILATES. He holds a BS in Communication, an MFA in Playwriting, and is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer. Patrick teaches courses at his studio, Practice Fitness, which is now a Merrithew Health & Fitness hosting facility.  In addition to teaching Pilates and running his studio, Patrick loves strength training, running, meditation and yoga.

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels

Peggy Struble

Floating IT
Scottsdale/ Phoenix, Arizona USA

As a former competitive ballroom dancer, Peggy became enthralled and appreciative of Pilates and its focus on core development, musculature, body stabilization and precise movement.  She became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in 2008 and actively distributes her vast knowledge of Pilates and her advanced comprehension in kinesthetic anatomy. With additional training in Hatha and Anusara Yoga, Peggy brings an eclectic passion to her teaching whereby she is known for her multi-dimensional and adaptive learning techniques as well as her attention to detail and humorous personality. 

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP
M. Ed. Psych, Hatha Yoga

Rebecca Beckler

Dana Point, California USA

Rebecca has been working in the health and fitness industry since 2000 and has her BA in Adult Fitness from Marshall University in West Virginia.  She has been an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2010 and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ and Total Barre™ since 2013. She is also a certified ACE Personal Trainer and an AFAA certified Group Fitness Instructor.  Rebecca is the proud owner of Be Buff Pilates, a boutique Pilates studio that incorporates Pilates and Functional Training.

Matwork, Reformer, Total Barre™, CORE™

Rene̒ Craig

The Pilates Edge, INC
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA

Rene̒ has been active in the fitness industry for the last 16 years.  In her early fitness career she was a group exercise instructor and personal trainer for the YMCA.  She was introduced to pilates in 2004 and began applying the stability principles of pilates to her personal training clients.  In 2009 she received her STOTT PILATES® certification and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health and Fitness® in 2013.

Rene̒ is the owner of The Pilates Edge, INC and is working towards becoming a LTC in Oklahoma.  She enjoys helping her clients achieve their fitness goals regardless of their fitness level and working with those who have special needs because of health issues or injuries.  She continually strives to increase her skills and knowledge of the human body and movement so her clients will receive the highest quality training available.  

Matwork, Reformer
ACE certified Personal Trainer, MAT Jumpstart Upper Extremities, Lower Extremities, Spine and Trunk, PMA Certified

Ricardo Cuellar Barrios

Pilates body harmony
Nicosia , Cyprus

Ricardo received his STOTT PILATES® certification in 2007 and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2013. He is the Manager of Pilates BodyHarmony, a STOTT PILATES Host Training Center in Cyprus. Ricardo teaches group and private classes and works with elite and amateur athletes for performance enhancement and rehabilitation. His work is distinguished by his ability to motivate and inspire his students and clients to reach beyond their capabilities and comfort zone. Moreover, his portfolio includes a series of training and therapeutic courses, including Sensory Motor Learning, Muscle Activation, Trigger Point and fascia release.   Ricardo hails from Bogota, Colombia. He began his career as a ballet dancer, and through dance, he ultimately discovered Pilates - a decisive turning point in his life. Ricardo was the first STOTT PILATES Instructor Trainer in Cyprus.

Matwork, Reformer, Total Barre™