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Tamara Hoffman

Pilates Center of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee USA

Tamara started studying Pilates more than 25 years ago to prolong her career as a professional dancer. During the 18 years of her performing and touring career she practiced numerous forms of body work, including Pilates, Gyrotonic and yoga. In 1998 Tamara received her instructor certification for STOTT PILATES® and in 2003 she became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES and less than a year later, the Pilates Centre was designated a Licensed Training facility, certifying instructors from all over the Mid-South. Tamara accepted a position as  for Ballet Ballet Mistress Memphis in 1999 and started the Pilates Centre of Ballet Memphis, the first certified Pilates program in Memphis. Tamara continues to add to her skills through training and workshops.

 

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

Tara Gregorio

Tara Gregorio Holistic Training
Cold Spring, New York USA

With over 10 years of experience in the fitness industry, Tara brings a dynamic style of teaching to her STOTT PILATES® instruction and is known for her precision, patience and guidance when training students. Tara graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1999 with a BSC in Fitness Management, and has worked at a variety of elite facilities throughout the United States. An Tara earned her STOTT PILATES certification in 2002, before becoming an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ in 2003, where she specializes in STOTT PILATES as a Lead IT. Tara is the proud owner of a Pilates and Yoga studio in Cold Spring, NY and is an experienced ACE Personal Trainer and Mad Dogg Spinning® Instructor.

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

Tim Fleisher


Austin, Texas USA

Tim became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in 2007 and moved to Brazil as a Lead IT shortly thereafter to train instructors in the STOTT PILATES method at Pilates Studio Fit; a Licensed Training Center in Sao Paulo. He moved back to the United States in 2011 and now is pursuing a Ph.D. in Exercise Science emphasis on Low Back Pain Research.  Tim is a Licensed Massage Therapist, a Full Body Active Release Techniques Provider, and an Active Isolated Stretching Therapist. In addition to his schoolwork and training Pilates instructors, Tim acts as an NCAA sports massage therapist for collegiate swimming and diving teams such as Harvard, Iowa State and the University of Texas. He is also the assistant coach for the University of Texas Triathlon team. 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
MS, LMT, CSCS, LMBT, NSCA, ART

Tomo Tsuchida

Calgary Pilates
Calgary, Alberta Canada

Originally from Tokyo, Tomo obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health and Exercise Science from Colorado State University, where she and gained extensive practical experience working with the body as an aide in orthopedic physical therapy clinics.  It was in the field of rehabilitation that Tomo discovered Pilates and she decided to pursue her STOTT PILATES® certification with the belief that the method could help people maintain a strong mind and body.  She became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2009 and continually draws from her diverse background and knowledge of the human body in teaching students and helping clients achieve their fitness goals.

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

Tresa Sauer

The Sweatshop
St. Paul, Minnesota USA

In 2005, Tresa left a 20-year paralegal career to become a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor.  After completing her courses at The Sweatshop in St. Paul, she began teaching classes and working privately with clients there.  In 2010, Tresa became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES and remains at The Sweatshop now teaching students in addition to her client base.  Her dynamic personality and keen sense of humor bring enthusiasm to the educational setting and make her an approachable mentor and information source.  In addition to Pilates, Tresa is a TRX Suspension System, Russian Kettlebell and CrossFit enthusiast.   

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS: