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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.

Cate Vallone

C2 Pilates Training Center
Avon, Connecticut USA

Cate Vallone is an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in Total Barre™ and is a Lead Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES®. She has been teaching Pilates and somatic education in clinical and studio settings for more than 15 years, with a focus in post-rehabilitation and athletic conditioning. She currently owns two Pilates studios in the Greater Hartford, Connecticut Area.  Cate graduated from Boston University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Movement Education. In addition to her Pilates education, Cate has been trained in Craniosacral Therapy, Kinesiotaping, and Continuum Movement.

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, SPX, Total Barre™, ZEN•GA™ Mat and Equipment
BS, Human Movement Education, NSCA Certified Personal Trainer

Caterina Senecal

Intermountain Pilates Training Center and The Green Room Pilates LLC
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Caterina began her STOTT PILATES® education in 2005, received her full certification in 2011 and became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2013. She was introduced to the STOTT PILATES method during her years as a personal trainer and fitness instructor.  Caterina is devoted to helping people find a pain-free way to stay healthy and active.  She is the owner of The Green Room Pilates in Las Vegas, Nevada, where together with other certified STOTT PILATES instructors, has created a peaceful, non-competitive environment where clients can depend on caring, safe and efficient instruction as a means to a healthy body and peace of mind. 

Matwork, Reformer

Catherine Sanhueza Maldonado

Vitacura, Santiago Chile

Catherine received her STOTT PILATES® certification in 2006 and became a certified Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ in 2011. She specialized in training STOTT PILATES Matwork, Reformer, and Cadillac, Chair and Barrels.  

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels

Charlotte Albion

London, UK

Brought up in London, Charlotte has developed a diverse teaching career. After completing a B.Ed Hons degree in Physical Education, she taught in various International schools in Spain, Portugal, Switzerland an Italy. Later, she completed an MA in Theatre Arts at London University progressing to teach Drama. With a career entrenched in a physical background, Charlotte developed an interest in Pilates and in 2009 embarked on her STOTT PILATES training. Inspired by the rehabilitative aspect of the technique, she proceeded to complete her qualifications and in October 2013, became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES. She now teaches courses at London’s Central YMCA whilst teaching an array of Pilates classes and clients. She also continues to consult on Drama in Secondary Education. 

Matwork, Reformer
B.Ed Hons, Physical Education and MA, Theatre Arts

Chase Owens

John Garey Fitness & Pilates
Long Beach, California USA

Chase earned his B.S. in Kinesiology in early 2012 with a focus on Fitness from California State University, Long Beach. He began at John Garey Fitness & Pilates as a certified personal trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and since has earned accreditation through Johnny G Krankcycle, TRX Suspension Training, and the Spinning/SpinPOWER program. Most recently, Chase earned the prestigious title of CORE™ Athletic Conditioning and Performance Training Instructor Trainer through MERRITHEW™, enabling him to train and certify other instructors. The combination of these certifications, along with years of experience in both traditional and corporate fitness settings, promotes a perfect blend of science, fun, creativity, and motivation in each class. Expect to be challenged and inspired each time you embark upon a workout with Chase.