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Kimber McQueen

Balance: Pilates Training Center
Richmond, Virginia USA

Kimber McQueen is the Program Director and Owner of BALANCE: Pilates Training Center in Richmond, VA. She has a BFA in Performance and Choreography from Virginia Commonwealth University and a BA in Sociology from James Madison University. While rehabilitating a broken foot, Kimber discovered Pilates and was instantly hooked. In May of 1999, she received her certification in STOTT PILATES®, and opened her studio later that year. In 2004, Kimber was invited to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES, and that August, BALANCE was named the Licensed Training Center of Virginia. She became a Total Barre™ IT in 2013, along with her qualifications in ZENGA™ Mat and CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. During her career, Kimber has had the pleasure of working with clients of all fitness levels and abilities— from professional athletes to those with special issues and everyone in between. It this experience that has resulted in the development of a clear and precise teaching style dedicated to helping her clients achieve measurable results.

 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, Total Barre
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BFA

Kimberlee Strome

Northeast Pilates
Reisertstown, Maryland USA

Kimberlee has been studying and teaching the STOTT PILATES® method since 2002,  and in 2007 went on to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES Mat and Reformer. Kimberlee's passion is teaching and she holds a Master's in Education from Lesley University. In 2006 she started a successful Pilates program at LifeBridge Health and Fitness in Baltimore, MD, where she currently teaches full-time. In 2008, LBHF became a Licensed Training Center satellite affiliated with Northeast Pilates. Kimberlee is also a Total Barre™, and ZEN•GA™ instructor, and teaches Mad Dogg Spinning, TRX®, and  Yoga.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
MEd., Mad Dogg, TRX, Yoga Certification

Kristi Quinn

Bodycenter Instructor Training Studio
Seattle, Washington USA

Kristi received her MA in Dance at American University in Washington, D.C. in 1997, with core competencies in teaching, kinesiology, and choreography. She has danced professionally throughout the U.S and across Europe before becoming an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ and a Lead IT for STOTT PILATES® in 2002.   Kristi realizes her passion for training new Pilates Instructors at Bodycenter Studios, her studio and a Licensed Training Center for the STOTT PILATES method in Seattle, Washington.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, SPX, ISP, CORE™, Total Barre™, ZEN∙GA™ Mat, ZEN∙GA™ Equipment
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
MA

Krisztián Mélykuti

Pilates Balance Studio Budapest
Budapest, Hungary

Krisztián comes from a background as a ballet dancer and became a STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer in 2006. Since then he graduated at Semmelweis University Faculty of Health Sciences as a physiotherapist. He also qualified as a personal trainer at the Hungarian University of Physical Education. At his studio in Budapest, Hungary, he teaches the STOTT PILATES program as well as GYROTONIC®, TRX, TRX- Rip Training, and trains a variety of clients including dancers, athletes and agile recreational clients. As a physiotherapist, Krisztián works with patients who have neurological, rheumatological and orthopedical problems and rehabilitates trauma injuries. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, SPX, CORE™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
Physiotherapist, Personal Trainer, GYROTONIC®, TRX, TRX- Rip Trainer

Laura Hicks

Inspire Health
Franklin, Tennessee USA

Laura began her Pilates career in 2005 while dancing as a professional ballerina.  In 2008, Laura became an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™, specializing in STOTT PILATES®. She began teaching courses and private clients at Inspire Health, the STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Center in Atlanta, GA.  In 2011, she moved to the outskirts of Nashville and opened her own studio. There, she hosts training courses as she continues to grow her family and the STOTT PILATES community in central Tennessee. Laura is passionate about educating and mentoring students, and she loves being a part of their respective journeys.

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