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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™ 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™ and Total Barre™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BA, ACE

Kelly Sconza

C2 Pilates Training Center
Avon, Connecticut United States
Kelly Sconza has been teaching the STOTT PILATES® method since 2006, and became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW 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

Khingporn Promruang

Vitruvian Pilates Studio
Jakarta, Indonesia

Originally from Thailand, Khingporn worked in the hospitality industry in Bangkok for many years before deciding upon a career in fitness.  She took her STOTT PILATES® courses at Vitruvian Pilates Studio, where she became a Certified Instructor in 2006.  Two years later, she became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES and can still be found at Vitruvian teaching students.  

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

Kim Dunleavy

Equilibrium Studio
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan USA

Kim first received her certification as an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® Rehab in 2007 and is now a Lead Instructor Trainer specializing in Injuries & Special Populations and Rehabilitation. An American Physical Therapy Association Orthopedic Certified Specialist, Kim has Masters Degrees in Manual/Orthopedic Physical Therapy and Sports Physical Therapy, as well as a PhD in Instructional Technology.  Kim is also an Associate Professor at Wayne State University’s Department of Physical Therapy, an international presenter and has been published on Physical Therapy topics.  With extensive experience in applying the STOTT PILATES principles to clients with injuries and impairments, Kim uses the method with clients at Equilibrium as well as providing evaluation and consultation for acute performing arts and sports injuries.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Rehabilitation, ISP
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
PT, Ph.D, MOMT, OCS

Kim Kraushar

Interlude Spa
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada

Kim has built an impressive reputation as an expert and leader in the health and wellness industry. She is a MERRITHEW Master Instructor Trainer and an integral member of the Programming/Education team, representing STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA, CORE Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training, and Total Barre programming. Kim is the proud owner of one of the first STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Centers in Canada.

She presents on behalf of MERRITHEW throughout North America and internationally at conferences and trade events, and is featured in several new MERRITHEW DVD releases. Kim studied at York University where she received her B.F.A. in Dance/B.Ed. and completed her B.Sc. Kinesiology at Dalhousie University. She is also a Yamuna Body Rolling Certified Instructor Trainer, and Certified Franklin Method Instructor.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, CORE™, ZEN•GA™, Total Barre™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA / Bed Dance, BSc Kinesiology, Yamuna Body Rolling, Franklin Method