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Melissa Noble

Pilates South Texas
Houston, Texas United States

Melissa Noble is a movement specialist focused on both the performing and the healing arts. In addition to her work as an instructor, dancer and choreographer, Melissa is a Certified Instructor and Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES®. She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist, who has been assisting clients with injuries using therapeutic massage and Pilates since 1996. Currently on Faculty at University of Houston School of Theatre and Dance, she opened Bodycenter Studios in Washington in 1999, which became the first MH&F Licensed Training Center in Seattle. After moving to Bloomington in 2007, Melissa opened Bodycenter Bloomington and started one of the first STOTT PILATES Certification courses in a University setting at Indiana University in the Dance Department.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:

Melissa Wong

Pilatique
Malaysia &, Singapore

Melissa Wong is the co-founder and Education Director of Pilatique Pilates Studio, set up in 2005 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Pilatique in Singapore in 2011. She has always been a fitness and dance enthusiast and started her career in the fitness arena in 2000 working with Nike, Les Mills, Fitness First and others giving her the opportunity to travel and present in dance and Pilates. Melissa first became an r Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES 2008 and brought Pilatique to become a Licensed Training Center. She presented STOTT PILATES workshops at the Asia Fitness Convention 2010 and 2011 in Thailand and assisted during the 2013 Merrithew Mindful Movement World Tour at Shanghai. Melissa enjoys learning and sharing her knowledge and coaching her students and Pilatique's team of physiotherapists and strives also to be a good mother and wife. Melissa is a grounded and ambitious little dot. 

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

Mia Soehn

West Coast Pilates & Health
Victoria, British Columbia Canada

Mia has been involved in the Health and Fitness Industry since 1989, working as a Certified BCRPA Personal Trainer, Fitness leader and Manager of several facilities. Since 2001, she has been a Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor and in 2005 became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES.  Mia brings a well rounded approach to her teaching as she practices Thai Yoga Massage, Reiki and also works part time as a Chiropractic Assistant.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BCRPA

Michael Christensen

Natural Balance Pilates
Bryrup, Denmark

Michael is co-owner and CEO of the STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center in Denmark and an Instructor for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES. He travels regularly to other locations to teach and present to students and instructors. A professional ballet and modern dancer in the early 1990’s, Michael has been using Pilates as a part of his training regime for many years. He is a qualified physical education teacher who has now streamlined his focus to share his knowledge of the STOTT PILATES method with instructors all over the world.

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

Michaela Bimbi-Dresp

The Pilatesbody
Munich, Germany

Beginning in early childhood, Michaela studied dance in her native Germany and throughout Europe. While spending time in the US, she received ACE Certifications as a Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, and taught classes including step-aerobics, kickboxing, and senior fitness. She then completed her STOTT PILATES® Certification in New York and the UK and is now an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in Total Barre™ and as a Lead IT for STOTT PILATES. In 2002, Michaela became owner and operator of Pilatesbody, the first STOTT PILATES Certification Center in Munich, Germany. Michaela has appeared in several TV programs including Pilates, Fitness and Health and completed a Masters Degree in Business Administration at Freie Universität, West Berlin.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, Total Barre™, ZEN•GA™
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
MBA, ACE