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Chau Pham-Kid

Pilates South Texas
Houston, Texas USA

With a Bachelors and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Chau worked in manufacturing and corporate settings for over 10 years.  Pursuing her passion of Modern Dance and fitness, Chau decided to change her career path to become an educator and instructor of fitness.  With a focus on the education and training of the STOTT PILATES® method, she became a Lead Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ Chau has instructed STOTT PILATES® certification courses in North America, South America and Europe. She is the owner and education/program director of Pilates South Texas, the exclusive Merrithew Health & Fitness Licensed Training Center in Houston, Texas. 

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

Cherie Boschma

Full Circle Studio
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

Cheri obtained her BFA in Dance from University of North Carolina School for the Arts and began teaching Pilates in Toronto at the STOTT PILATES® Corporate Training Center in 1993 after training under Moira Merrithew. She became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES in 1998, and has instructed at the following LTC's, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Seattle Washington and Vancouver, B.C as well as travelling internationally for Instructor Training.

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

Cheryl Cote Alden

Northeast Pilates Education Center
Candia, New Hampshire USA

Cheryl is a physical therapist and fitness enthusiast with over 20 years of teaching experience.  She graduated from the University of Vermont in 1996 and was first introduced to Pilates while working as a PT.  Quickly realizing the benefits to the rehab population, she pursued her STOTT PILATES® certification in 2000 and is now a Lead Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, teaching STOTT PILATES and STOTT PILATES Rehab.  She is co-owner of Symmetry Pilates Center in New Hampshire where she teaches classes as well as works one on one with clients.  Cheryl is an avid runner and triathlete and is a two time IRONMAN finisher completing Ironman Lake Placid (2011) and Ironman Coeur D’Alene (2013).  A lifelong athlete, Cheryl enjoys educating and motivating others to reach their personal fitness goals - knowledge is power.

 

IT QUALIFICATIONS:
Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP, SPX, Rehab
ADDITIONAL CREDENTIALS & DESIGNATIONS:
Physical Therapist

Cholthicha Srivisal

Breath Pilates
Singapore, Singapore

A graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Thicha spent thirteen years working in the banking industry, before leaving the corporate world to follow her long-time dream of becoming a full-time Pilates instructor.  After suffering back and ankle injuries in 2002, she discovered the therapeutic benefits of Pilates first hand and decided she wanted to teach others about the method.  She obtained her STOTT PILATES® certification in 2009 and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES the following year.  Her passion for movement originates from her many years as a professional ballet dancer.  Thicha holds a Certificate of Higher Education (Dance) from the University of Surrey, UK, an advanced level certification from the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), and is a registered RAD teacher.  She is also a certified GYROTONIC, GYROKINESIS and GYROTONER trainer.

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

Chrissy Connelly


Southampton, England

Formerly a member of the British Olympic Windsurfing Team, Chrissy enjoys working with a range of clients from international athletes to rehabilitation clients. Chrissy became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2004 and furthered her training to become an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™, specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2007, and ZEN•GA™  in 2013. Currently she works alongside physiotherapists and sports masseurs in a studio well equipped with STOTT PILATES equipment, where she teaches group classes as well as one-on-one personal sessions.  

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