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Katharina Kühnen

The Pilatesbody
Munich, Germany

Katharina Kühnen completed her studies in the Ballet school of the Vienna State Opera and from 1997-2001 was a member of the Vienna State Opera ballet. She moved to Munich to join the Bavarian state opera ballet, where she danced until August 2008. Katharina had her first experiences with STOTT PILATES® while dancing and soon discovered, that she had found a new passion and a second career. Between 2009 to 2010 she trained as a STOTT PILATES Instructor and in 2011 she became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT Matwork and Reformer.

Mostly she teaches STOTT PILATES at Pilatesbody, run by Michalea Bimbi-Dresp, in Munich/ Germany. In addition she also teaches at dance studio and in a physical therapy and osteopathic center where she is as well instructing the dancers of the Bavarian state opera ballet.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Keiko Idetsu


Tokyo, Japan

A physiotherapist since 1998, Keiko became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2005 and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2007.   Currently, she works at an orthopedic clinic and enjoys adopting the STOTT PILATES method in to a rehabilitation setting. She also acts as a mentor to local students, providing educational support with her years of experience teaching courses and workshops.  

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

Kelley Berting

Jodi’s Pilates Studio
Regina, Saskatchewan Canada

With a background in fitness and dance, Kelley has always had a keen interest in wellness, and was initially drawn to Pilates as a means of recovering from injuries.  She received her STOTT PILATES® Certification in 2006, and in 2009 she became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES.  Kelly is also an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Saskatchewan.  In addition to teaching Pilates, she works full time as a Police Officer.  Kelly is an energetic instructor who enjoys passing her enthusiasm for the STOTT PILATES method to her clients.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
B.Sc., ACE

Kelly Dormady

The Sweatshop
St. Paul, Minnesota USA

Kelly’s background in dance and her passion for movement led her to commit herself a career in to health and wellness.  Drawn to the philosophy of the STOTT PILATES® method, Kelly began her training in 2001, became a Certified Instructor in 2004 and an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2004 and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™ in 2013.  She currently acts as the Pilates Program and Professional Training Director at the SweatShop Health Club in St. Paul, Minnesota. In addition to being an IT, Kelly has a BA in Dance from the University of New Mexico, is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and a KBC Kettlebell Instructor.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, CORE™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BA, ACE

Kelly Scallion

C2 Pilates Training Center
Avon, Connecticut United States

Kelly Scallion has been teaching the STOTT PILATES® method since 2006 and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health and Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2010 and Total Barre™ in 2013. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dance and Theatre from Manhattanville College, 2006. She has a deep kinesthetic understanding of the body and the ways it can move because of her many years of modern dance training. Kelly is a challenging and energetic instructor who prides herself in helping clients to reach their individual potential, while understanding their personal needs and goals.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Total Barre™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BA, Dance and Theatre