Sabrina Avripas | Fitness industry since 2019
Sabrina is a certified Polestar Pilates instructor who brings joy, enthusiasm, and fun to her instruction. She incorporates all Pilates apparatuses (Reformer, Trapeze Table, Chair, Ladder Barrel, Mat, and Spine corrector) to help her clients achieve their wellness goals. She embraces working with students of all ages and abilities to help empower them. Sabrina blends her education and professional experience (Master of Social Work and twenty years as a public health researcher) to develop classes and private sessions that are deeply committed to the mind-body practice of Pilates. That is, she brings compassion and scientific awareness to well developed and specifically planned Pilates sessions and individualized fitness assessments. Sabrina continues to seek training and continuing education in athletic Pilates, strength and aging, and trauma-informed/mindfulness techniques.
Andrea Branoff is an experienced, passionate Pilates instructor certified through Power Pilates. She completed the Comprehensive Certification of over 600 hours, which included training on all Pilates apparatus and all skill levels of clients. She has over 20 years of teaching experience and continues to renew her certification to stay fresh and modern with her instruction. She specializes in Privates, Semi-Privates and Apparatus Classes. Andrea was brought to Pilates through her love of dance, which brings with her a keen eye for alignment and joy to the movement of the body. She instructs with a joyful heart!
Dina Krois | Fitness industry since 2017
Dina Krois is a Peak Pilates certified instructor and brings years of teaching experience to the Pilates studio. Dina is also a 200 hour registered yoga teacher (RYT) and certified in group fitness and barre. Her classes emphasize proper form and alignment, breathing, core strength and coordination. Dina continues to develop teaching skills through her regular attendance at trainings and certifications.
Linda Reiff is a certified Pilates teacher with Fletcher Pilates, having worked in the Pilates field for 12 years. She became a Pilates studio owner in 2006, incorporating Pilates Zone in Cincinnati and in East Lansing in 2008. Linda has worked as a Pilates teacher at Mindful Movement & Physical Therapy and My Body Studio as well as teaching Pilates, Aqua Pilates, and water aerobics at the Michigan Athletic Club. She has been fortunate to be able to incorporate her knowledge of Pilates with physical therapy as a licensed PTA at the Willows of Okemos.