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Pilates Instructor & Trainer Bios | Pilates | PJCC®


michele mandell pilates pjccMichele Mandell

Group Exercise & Pilates Manager
Teaching and managing in the fitness industry since 1985.

Education: BA in Exercise Physiology with Minor in Nutrition, CSU
Certifications, Credentials, & Training: ACSM, ACE, Les Mills™ BODYPUMP ™, BODYATTACK ™, Peak Pilates®

Specialties & Interests: Using Pilates with other modalities for a cross-training effect.

monique molino pilates pjccMonique Molino

Pilates Coordinator

Education: BA in Dance, Mills College
Certifications, Credentials, & Training:
Pilates Coach, PHI Pilates®, SCW Fitness, STOTT Pilates®, Balanced Body®, Franklin Method, TRX® Group Suspension Training and TRX® Sports Medicine Suspension Training.

Specialties & Interests: Mat and Reformer, Pre & Post Natal Pilates, Pilates for Dancers, Pilates Boot Camp, Pilates Circuit, Pilates Jumpboard, Pilates & Yoga.

pam harris pilates pjccPam Harris

Pilates Instructor

Education: BA in Exercise Physiology with a Minor in Nutrition, Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: American College of Sports Medicine®, International Weightlifting Association®, PHI Pilates®, American Heart Association®, TRX®

Specialties & Interests: Strength Training for Weight Loss, Sports Rehabilitation, Pre & Post Natal Exercise, Pilates Mat & Reformer

rosalie helsel pilates pjccRosalie Helsel

Pilates Instructor

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: PHI Pilates®, STOTT Pilates® trained, TRX®, and Bender Method--Reformer 2

Specialties & Interests: Pilates Sculpt, Pilates Jumpboard, challenging her students each and every time they enter the studio to do their best.

Fumiko Luk PJCC Pilates Personal TrainerFumiko Luk

Pilates Instructor

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: Classical Pilates Mat & Comprehensive Instructor Certification by NY Power Pilates,
Certificate of Golf Pilates through DK Body Balancing, and UNLV
Gyrotonic Level 1 Trainer

Specialties and Interests: Pilates for Golf, Pilates for Men.
Offering instruction for English and Japanese speaking students.
Pilates is the perfect cross-training tool to achieve muscle tone and strength for other physical activities. My goal is to help clients train postural awareness, core strength, flexibility, and coordination while keeping a fun atmosphere in class.

pilates pjccAmy Malepeai

Pilates Instructor

Education: BA in Performing Arts, Saint Mary’s College of California

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: Certified in all apparatus by Balanced Body®, Stephanie Herman’s Pilates Ballet. Amy has trained in classical ballet with San Francisco Ballet School and danced professionally with Oakland Ballet and Company C Contemporary Ballet.

Specialties and Interests: All Pilates apparatus, Pilates for all levels, Pilates for dancers and athletes, strength training. Amy enjoys teaching others, movement of the body, Kinesiology, all around good health, and dancing with her five year old son Max.

sarah paltridge pilates pjccSarah Paltridge

Pilates Instructor

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: Certified on all apparatus by Power Pilates in the classical Pilates method. She is extensively trained in ballet and a certified TRX instructor.

Specialties and Interests: Sarah loves Pilates as a practice that brings health to the body, improved posture, greater mindfulness and a wonderfully stronger core. She enjoys working with adults of all ages, teens and children. She finds satisfaction helping her clients get stronger, more flexible, improved posture, reducing or eliminating pain in the body, weight loss and toning. She also teaches Pilates to youth in competitive gymnastics, ice skating, and ballet dancing.
When Sarah isn’t instructing or with her family she enjoys ballet, TRX, hiking, biking, walking, backpacking and of course Pilates.

kevin simmers pilates pjccKevin Simmers

Pilates Instructor

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: Pilates Mat and Reformer Courses at College of San Mateo,
Certificate of Specialization in Kinesiology, Balanced Body Reformer (300 hours) Certificate, Balanced Body Mat (100 hours) Certificate, Certified Yoga Instructor, Hatha Yoga Foundation

Specialties and Interests: Kevin has taught on the faculty of Skyline College in San Bruno, CA for eighteen years in the Kinesiology/Athletics and Dance Department. He teaches Pilates, Yoga and Dance at Skyline College. A former professional dancer, he has taught dance for 35 years, Yoga for 24 and Pilates for 10 years.
Kevin is challenged and inspired to teach students with levels of fitness capabilities. With his extensive training, performing and teaching of classical Ballet, he enjoys working with Dancers - current or former.

dimitri yudin pilates pjccDmitry Yudin

Pilates Instructor

Certifications, Credentials, & Training: BA in Physical Education and Sports Medicine. STOTT Pilates trained. Certified in Therapeutic Physical Training. Certified by the National Academy of Sport Medicine. Judo Black Belt holder and winner of many Judo tournament titles in Belarus and U.S.A. Former Belarusian National Judo team member.

Specialties and Interests: Reformer instruction for essential to advanced levels; fitness athletic, and rehabilitation training; weight loss, body sculpting, balance, stability, and core training; water based therapy.


Pilates Instructor Bios

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