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Pablo Vera

Akro Studio
Madrid, Spain

Pablo is an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES® as a Lead IT, certified Physiotherapist and the Education Director at Akro Studio, a STOTT PILATES licensed training centre in Spain.  Working as a Physiotherapist, specializing in sport, osteopathy, and movement disorders, at a studio in Spain, Pablo was drawn to Pilates as a tool to help his patients restore movement and function to their bodies. He decided to expand on his physiotherapy education to become STOTT PILATES certified in 2004 and became an Instructor Trainer in the same year.  Pablo also works at the European University of Madrid as an external teacher in the Continuous Education and Masters of Physiotherapists departments. Pablo enjoys continually incorporating STOTT PILATES into his clients and patients rehab programs with great success.  

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, Rehabilitation

Patricia Hernandez Perez

Akro Studio
Tenerife, Canary Islands Spain

Patricia was born in Tenerife, Spain and graduated from the University of Kent with a BA (Hons) in Contemporary Dance at the London Contemporary Dance School.  After suffering a back injury she discovered the therapeutic worth of Pilates and decided to teach. In 2009 after moving to Italy, she became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor and Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES a year later. Patricia is currently teaching for Akro Studio in Madrid, Spain and has also taught in Italy. She is a certified Gyrotonic teacher and a passionate student of yoga and meditation. Patricia was a featured performer in the most recent Merrithew Health & Fitness DVD production.

Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels
BA (Hons), Gyrotonic

Patricia Tyler

BodyFit Studio
Cairo, Egypt

Originally from South Africa, Patricia is the owner of the BodyFit Studio in Cairo, Egypt, the country's first dedicated Pilates Studio.  With an extensive background in sports and fitness, dating back to 1983, she started teaching the STOTT PILATES® method in 2005, and went on to complete full certification in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrels, together with Injuries and Special Populations in 2010. In 2012 she became Egypt's first Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES.  She now teaches courses, presents workshops and examines students for certification.   Patricia also has certifications in Personal Training (ACE), Group Fitness (AFFA), Spinning (Mad Dogg Athletics), Yogafit and TRX group Suspension Training systems.  With a passion for teaching, Patricia is always keen to share her knowledge with students and clients alike.

Matwork, Reformer
ACE, AFFA, Mad Dogg Athletics, TRX, Yogafit

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

Paulina Vasquez

Pilates South Texas
Houston, Texas USA

Paulina first became certified as a STOTT PILATES® Instructor in 2004 and later became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES, Total Barre™ and ZEN·GA™ Mat.  Prior to her career in the fitness industry, Paulina was a dancer, having graduated with a degree in Dance Kinesiology at the National Dance School of Mexico.  Paulina has been teaching the STOTT PILATES method for over a decade both nationally and internationally.  She has taught and presented at numerous venues throughout North and South America, the Caribbean and Asia.  Based at Pilates South Texas, a MH&F Licensed Training Center, she enjoys teaching group and personal classes, as well as working with clients with injuries and special requirements. 



Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels, ISP
BFA, Gyrotonic