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All Instructors

Brigitte Wrenn

YMCAfit
London, England

Brigitte started her career in the fitness industry more than 18 years ago working as a freelance personal trainer and aerobics instructor. After being exposed to Pilates for rehabilitation purposes, and finding it to be a perfect compliment to the high energy exercise she always enjoyed, she went on to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in ZEN•GA™ and a Lead Instructor Trainer for STOTT PILATES.  Currently she leads the team at the Licensed Training Centre at Central YMCA current and also acts as the Fitness Programme Manager.  

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

Brooke Taylor


New York, New York USA

Brooke has been active in the fitness industry for the past 7 years and has been an Instructor trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2008.  She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a dual major, a BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography and a BA in Psychology.  While pursuing a professional dance career, she discovered a new passion for fitness and holds several national fitness certifications.  Her client work specializes in corrective exercise training, cardio respiratory training, weight management, and exercise performance.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
BA, BFA, ACE, NASM, AFAA

Cari Kapele


South Jordan, Utah USA

Cari’s comprehensive understanding of the human body complements her role as a Instructor Trainer, providing students with a unique, wide-ranging approach to fitness.  Holding Bachelor of Science degrees in Exercise and Sport Science as well as Nursing from the University of Utah, she has a well-rounded health background.  As an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor she is skilled at delivering proper attention to all clients, whether they opt for private or group instruction.  Cari also owns Aspire Pilates Training Center & Spa in Riverton, Utah.

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
B.Sc, ACE

Carita Lesche

Stockholm Pilates Center
Stockholm, Sweden

Carita lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden where she runs the Stockholm Pilates Center, a STOTT PILATES® Licensed Training Center since 2004. Carita has been an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ since 2009, as a STOTT PILATES Lead and Rehab Instructor Trainer and possesses a wide-ranging field of experience. She is qualified through the University College of Sports as a Physical Education teacher and as a Dance teacher from the University College of Dance in Sweden. She is a Massage Therapist, a registered Naprapath practitioner, and a certified SAFE Personal Trainer. Carita excels at bringing her extensive knowledge to her Pilates teaching.  

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, Rehabilitation
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
Massage, Naprapathy, SAFE

Carlos Yuste Vaquerizo


Jakarta, Indonesia

Carlos Yuste Vaquerizo’s high energy and youthful humor makes him an impressive motivator, displaying his passion in all aspects of his work. He became a Certified Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in 2006 and CORE™ in 2013. He has continually distributed his knowledge through teaching in Europe, South America and Asia. Carlos brings a high degree of knowledge to the forefront, with his advanced education and certification in physiotherapy from the University of Nursing and Physiotherapy of Castilla in Spain.  Carlos continually strives for more and exemplifies his passion, as he is actively involved in management of the International Education Department of his affiliated studios.

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