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Jeff Ong

MERRITHEW Corporate Training Centre
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Jeff Ong graduated from the National University of Malaysia with a degree in Nutrition. He worked in the food and nutrition industry for six years before he decided to pursue his interest in body movement and fitness. The STOTT PILATES™® method of exercise and contemporary approach to mind-body fitness peaked Jeff’s interest and by 2007 he was a fully certified STOTT PILATES™ Instructor. He is particularly passionate about the application of Pilates to the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. As a Lead Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES™, Jeff makes a point of attending a variety of workshops to make sure his knowledge is always up-to-date.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, ZEN•GA™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BSc

Jenn McNellis

C2 Pilates
Avon, Connecticut USA

Jenn’s career in the fitness industry began as a group exercise instructor and personal trainer.  She holds a Master of Science Degree in Exercise Physiology, and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA.  In 2007, Jenn became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES™®.  She is also an Adjunct Professor in the Exercise Science Department at Southern Connecticut State University and teaches Pilates at The Edge Fitness Clubs in Fairfield County, Connecticut.  

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

Jenna Hansen

Floating IT
Salt Lake City, Utah USA

Jenna has a passion for life, the outdoors, education and people. She is an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES™® Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels; Total Barre™, ZENGA™, and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. Along with teaching Pilates Jenna has also taught snowboarding, skiing, group fitness, weight training, and dance. She has taught dance and Pilates in New Zealand and was a Rafting and Hiking guide in Alaska. She has seen Pilates improve her time, endurance, technique and reduce injury on the many activities she does in her spare time from surfing to completing an IRONMAN. Jenna has competed and placed in marathons, triathlons, snowboarding, and dance competitions. Jenna has seen Pilates create miracles in the lives of her clients as well as in her own. Jenna’s philosophy is ‘If you can believe it, you can achieve it, so go out and do it’. Jenna is certified by the AFAA, the NSCA and Les Mills. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, a Masters in Education and a Secondary teaching license. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ZEN∙GA™, CORE™, Total Barre™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA, MEd, NASM, AFAA

Jennifer Dahl

Toronto Corporate Training Centre
Toronto, Ontario Canada

As a member of the MERRITHEW™ team since 2000, Jennifer brings her abundant energy to the Corporate Training Center in Toronto. A highly-regarded Lead Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES® and an Instructor Trainer for ZEN∙GA™ and Total Barre™, she teaches courses, examines students for certification and presents workshops in Canada and internationally. Additionally, Jennifer complements her teaching repertoire with a focus on high performance athletic training, injury recovery and rehab. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto, is an ACE certified professional trainer, and is also a graduate of the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. Jennifer continues to work as a professional dancer and choreographer along with her Pilates career, and has performed across Canada with numerous dance and theatre companies.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, ZEN∙GA™, Total Barre™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BSc, ACE

Jennifer Montie

Equilibrium Mind-Body Fitness
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan United States

Jenn has an extensive background in Ballet and performed with Mid-States Regional Ballet Company, Ballet Americana for many years.  Currently she instructs Ballet and Pilates classes for Ballet Americana and helps run company rehearsals.  She discovered Pilates through her dance training and loved the conditioning, strength, and balance it provided. A fully certified STOTT PILATES™® instructor, Jenn became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES™ in 2014. Jenn also holds certifications from ACE, Xtend Barre and TRX®. Jenn has been working at Equilibrium since 2007, and enjoys giving a very detail-oriented workout to clients of all ages and fitness levels.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS: