JULIE AMICK, OWNER   MASTER TRAINER/CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/PRE-NATAL & POST NATAL PILATES/   GYROKINESIS®   /PMA    Julie is a classically trained ballerina/dancer with credentials from some of the most prestigious schools and theatres in the nation including: North Carolina School of the Arts, The London Contemporary Dance Company and the Tisch School of the Arts. She is recognized as one of the most prominent and versatile Pilates instructor in Los Angeles. Julie received her training under the tutelage of Romana Kryanowska and certified under Power Pilates in New York. With over a decade of teaching both West and East methods of Pilates, she is a great asset to the development of Align Beverly Hills. As principal instructor and cofounder of Align Beverly Hills her prodigious dance background and in-depth Pilates instruction has created a seamless integration of these two demanding fields resulting in a powerful and unique workout. Pre-natal Pilates and Post-natal Pilates Certified Julie Also works daily with Senior Fitness Pilates.

JULIE AMICK, OWNER
MASTER TRAINER/CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/PRE-NATAL & POST NATAL PILATES/GYROKINESIS®/PMA

Julie is a classically trained ballerina/dancer with credentials from some of the most prestigious schools and theatres in the nation including: North Carolina School of the Arts, The London Contemporary Dance Company and the Tisch School of the Arts. She is recognized as one of the most prominent and versatile Pilates instructor in Los Angeles. Julie received her training under the tutelage of Romana Kryanowska and certified under Power Pilates in New York. With over a decade of teaching both West and East methods of Pilates, she is a great asset to the development of Align Beverly Hills. As principal instructor and cofounder of Align Beverly Hills her prodigious dance background and in-depth Pilates instruction has created a seamless integration of these two demanding fields resulting in a powerful and unique workout. Pre-natal Pilates and Post-natal Pilates Certified Julie Also works daily with Senior Fitness Pilates.

  SHER BORRELL   PILATES/BALLET FIT/   GYROTONIC®   /   GYROKINESIS®      Sher has over 20 years of teaching experience and holds an A.A in general education, a B.A. in dance from the University of California, Irvine, has passed her grade 5 Cecchetti ballet exams, performed on dance teams and has always been interested in cutting edge fitness. Sher received her Pilate’s Certification under Tracy Fitzpatrick at Aline Studios in Newport Beach. She is both a  GYROKINESIS®  and  GYROTONIC®  pre – trainer under Lisa Marie Goodwin- Rice. She has studied with numerous master trainers in the states and abroad, and is certified on all of the specialized equipment. Under Paul Horvath and Uwe Herbstreit, she has completed the therapeutic applications for pelvic girdle, shoulder girdle and scoliosis. Sher has taken the rejuvenation course,  GYROKINESIS®  level 1 and level 2, and  GYROTONIC®  level 2 with Julio Horvath. She has completed  GYROTONIC®  Applications for the Hip and Knee (with Lisa Marie),  GYROTONIC®  Psoas Principles,  GYROTONIC®  for Golf ,  GYROTONIC®  for Dancers 1 and 2, and other specialized courses in both modalities. It brings her great joy to see peoples lives change while connecting in mind, body and spirit.

SHER BORRELL
PILATES/BALLET FIT/GYROTONIC®/GYROKINESIS®


Sher has over 20 years of teaching experience and holds an A.A in general education, a B.A. in dance from the University of California, Irvine, has passed her grade 5 Cecchetti ballet exams, performed on dance teams and has always been interested in cutting edge fitness. Sher received her Pilate’s Certification under Tracy Fitzpatrick at Aline Studios in Newport Beach. She is both a GYROKINESIS® and GYROTONIC® pre – trainer under Lisa Marie Goodwin- Rice. She has studied with numerous master trainers in the states and abroad, and is certified on all of the specialized equipment. Under Paul Horvath and Uwe Herbstreit, she has completed the therapeutic applications for pelvic girdle, shoulder girdle and scoliosis. Sher has taken the rejuvenation course, GYROKINESIS® level 1 and level 2, and GYROTONIC® level 2 with Julio Horvath. She has completed GYROTONIC® Applications for the Hip and Knee (with Lisa Marie), GYROTONIC® Psoas Principles, GYROTONIC® for Golf , GYROTONIC® for Dancers 1 and 2, and other specialized courses in both modalities. It brings her great joy to see peoples lives change while connecting in mind, body and spirit.

  COURTNEY GARVIN   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR / PRE-NATAL & POST NATAL PILATES   Courtney began studying Pilates 18 years ago and was hooked after only a few sessions! She immediately noticed positive changes in her posture, muscle tone and flexibility as well as relief from chronic back pain. Wanting to share her passion and enthusiasm for the Pilates method, Courtney earned her teaching certification from Power Pilates in 2009. In addition to Pilates, Courtney also has extensive dance training and has studied ballet and drama at New York University, North Carolina School of the Arts and the Atlanta Ballet School.

COURTNEY GARVIN
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR / PRE-NATAL & POST NATAL PILATES

Courtney began studying Pilates 18 years ago and was hooked after only a few sessions! She immediately noticed positive changes in her posture, muscle tone and flexibility as well as relief from chronic back pain. Wanting to share her passion and enthusiasm for the Pilates method, Courtney earned her teaching certification from Power Pilates in 2009. In addition to Pilates, Courtney also has extensive dance training and has studied ballet and drama at New York University, North Carolina School of the Arts and the Atlanta Ballet School.

  STEPHANIE JAMESON   CERTIFIED    GYROTONIC®    AND    GYROKINESIS®   /CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR    Stephanie became a certified  GYROTONIC ® Instructor in 2009; however, her investigation of the body began much earlier. She has been a dancer since the age of three and comes to Align Beverly Hills Pilates with a lifetime of exploring physicality and movement. She first discovered the system while studying for her bachelor’s in dance at Loyola Marymount University. Authorized Master Trainer Lisa Marie Goodwin-Rice introduced her to the system. After discovering the multitude of benefits that GYROTONIC® gave her personally, she immediately immersed herself in the system to become an instructor in order to share the benefits with others. Stephanie is in love with the GYROTONIC® Expansion System and believes in the system as a healing and body transformation technology. She has taught at In-Spiraling Movement Arts, Natural Pilates & Bodyworks, Idyllwild Arts Academy and Renaissance Arts Academy. As a dancer, Stephanie has had the opportunity to perform throughout Los Angeles, San Francisco, Canada and Costa Rica. She continues to pursue her dance career and is currently working with the hip-hop clowning group; Bubble Gutter, LA Sirenes, a dance and circus specialty troupe as well as, Wilderbe; a video projection specific dance company.  **Photo credit Joe Lambie.

STEPHANIE JAMESON
CERTIFIED GYROTONIC® AND GYROKINESIS®/CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR


Stephanie became a certified GYROTONIC® Instructor in 2009; however, her investigation of the body began much earlier. She has been a dancer since the age of three and comes to Align Beverly Hills Pilates with a lifetime of exploring physicality and movement. She first discovered the system while studying for her bachelor’s in dance at Loyola Marymount University. Authorized Master Trainer Lisa Marie Goodwin-Rice introduced her to the system. After discovering the multitude of benefits that GYROTONIC® gave her personally, she immediately immersed herself in the system to become an instructor in order to share the benefits with others. Stephanie is in love with the GYROTONIC® Expansion System and believes in the system as a healing and body transformation technology. She has taught at In-Spiraling Movement Arts, Natural Pilates & Bodyworks, Idyllwild Arts Academy and Renaissance Arts Academy. As a dancer, Stephanie has had the opportunity to perform throughout Los Angeles, San Francisco, Canada and Costa Rica. She continues to pursue her dance career and is currently working with the hip-hop clowning group; Bubble Gutter, LA Sirenes, a dance and circus specialty troupe as well as, Wilderbe; a video projection specific dance company. **Photo credit Joe Lambie.

  AURORE JOLY   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR     Aurore Joly is a Certified Pilates instructor. She moved to the US from her native France 10 years ago. She started her professional dance carrier at the young age of 11 years old and has been trained in the biggest ballet schools of France and danced with some of the most renowned ballet companies in Europe. She has danced for many musical artists and Broadway musicals such as Cabaret, CATS, Annie get your Gun.. She recently toured Internationally and nationally with the Broadway hit CHICAGO The Musical .  After going through many injuries as a dancer, Pilates has been a life savior for her and has allowed her to help rehabilitate her body and to keep it strong and aligned. Aurore received her Pilates training though the Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Comprehensive teacher training program. Her style is very detailed oriented and she specialized in rehab/hips/low back injuries from athletes to seniors. Her classes are challenging, you will leave feeling aligned and energized. She also enjoys teaching the art of ballet and make her clients move, breath and feeling empowered.

AURORE JOLY
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR


Aurore Joly is a Certified Pilates instructor. She moved to the US from her native France 10 years ago. She started her professional dance carrier at the young age of 11 years old and has been trained in the biggest ballet schools of France and danced with some of the most renowned ballet companies in Europe. She has danced for many musical artists and Broadway musicals such as Cabaret, CATS, Annie get your Gun.. She recently toured Internationally and nationally with the Broadway hit CHICAGO The Musical .

After going through many injuries as a dancer, Pilates has been a life savior for her and has allowed her to help rehabilitate her body and to keep it strong and aligned. Aurore received her Pilates training though the Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Comprehensive teacher training program. Her style is very detailed oriented and she specialized in rehab/hips/low back injuries from athletes to seniors. Her classes are challenging, you will leave feeling aligned and energized. She also enjoys teaching the art of ballet and make her clients move, breath and feeling empowered.

  CELESTE KNICKERBOCKER   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/CERTIFIED    GYROTONIC®    Celeste will be returning from Austin, Texas to Align Beverly Hills Pilates this summer for a limited guest teaching engagement. Celeste is certified in both Pilates and GYROTONIC® methods. Celeste is skilled at teaching all levels and ages including rehab, seniors and pre-natal clients. Book your session now before her schedule fill sup.

CELESTE KNICKERBOCKER
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/CERTIFIED GYROTONIC®

Celeste will be returning from Austin, Texas to Align Beverly Hills Pilates this summer for a limited guest teaching engagement. Celeste is certified in both Pilates and GYROTONIC® methods. Celeste is skilled at teaching all levels and ages including rehab, seniors and pre-natal clients. Book your session now before her schedule fill sup.

  MELENA ROUNIS   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/PRE-NATAL & POST-NATAL PILATES .  Melena grew up in Vancouver, Canada where she began dancing at the age of 10. She trained extensively in a variety of dance styles and soon found herself working in film and television as a dancer and assistant choreographer. In 2008 Melena was offered a contract in Las Vegas with Cirque du Soleil at The Beatles LOVE. This is where she learned about, and fell in love with, Pilates! With an intense performance schedule, she quickly realized the value in Pilates to keep her body strong, healthy, balanced and aligned. In 2013 she joined the Michael Jackson ‘Immortal’ World Tour and settled in LA when the tour closed in 2014. Having seen the value of Pilates on her own body she decided to finally become a certified instructor through the Pilates Sports Center Training Program. Melena is a very goal oriented instructor who looks forward to helping you meet yours!

MELENA ROUNIS
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/PRE-NATAL & POST-NATAL PILATES.

Melena grew up in Vancouver, Canada where she began dancing at the age of 10. She trained extensively in a variety of dance styles and soon found herself working in film and television as a dancer and assistant choreographer. In 2008 Melena was offered a contract in Las Vegas with Cirque du Soleil at The Beatles LOVE. This is where she learned about, and fell in love with, Pilates! With an intense performance schedule, she quickly realized the value in Pilates to keep her body strong, healthy, balanced and aligned. In 2013 she joined the Michael Jackson ‘Immortal’ World Tour and settled in LA when the tour closed in 2014. Having seen the value of Pilates on her own body she decided to finally become a certified instructor through the Pilates Sports Center Training Program. Melena is a very goal oriented instructor who looks forward to helping you meet yours!

  ABBE ROWLINS   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/CERTIFIED    GYROTONIC®    TECHNIQUE    Abbe a Pilates enthusiast for more than 12 years, began studying with Niedra Gabriel, and was fully certified through Ivon Dahls’ program. She is experienced in working with students with a variety of needs and fitness levels, including many disabilities and chronic conditions. In 2007, she created a ‘Pilates in a chair’ class for the elderly. Abbe has an extensive background in theater, film and dance, and is familiar with many movement techniques, including Alexander and Feldenkries. She loves people and is forever fascinated by observing human movement and has been touched by the profound results Pilates brings to peoples’ lives.

ABBE ROWLINS
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR/CERTIFIED GYROTONIC® TECHNIQUE

Abbe a Pilates enthusiast for more than 12 years, began studying with Niedra Gabriel, and was fully certified through Ivon Dahls’ program. She is experienced in working with students with a variety of needs and fitness levels, including many disabilities and chronic conditions. In 2007, she created a ‘Pilates in a chair’ class for the elderly. Abbe has an extensive background in theater, film and dance, and is familiar with many movement techniques, including Alexander and Feldenkries. She loves people and is forever fascinated by observing human movement and has been touched by the profound results Pilates brings to peoples’ lives.

  LORI SOTTOSANTI   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR.     Lori became a certified pilates instructor in 2001. Her pilates training helps her to really understand the body, its accessory muscles, and the different angles and movement variations to work those muscles effectively. She loves when clients ask her for routines to help them reach a desired look or specific fitness goal; and absolutely adores that smile on a client’s face when they feel themselves getting stronger and can see the results of their hard work.

LORI SOTTOSANTI
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR.


Lori became a certified pilates instructor in 2001. Her pilates training helps her to really understand the body, its accessory muscles, and the different angles and movement variations to work those muscles effectively. She loves when clients ask her for routines to help them reach a desired look or specific fitness goal; and absolutely adores that smile on a client’s face when they feel themselves getting stronger and can see the results of their hard work.

  NIKKI TUAZON   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR   Nikki’s love of dance led her to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a professional dancer where she appeared in numerous commercials, film, TV shows, music videos, and live concert tours for artists like P!nk and Christina Aguilera! After falling in love with Pilates and using it to keep her body aligned, strong, and healthy after years of wear and tear on the road, she finally became a certified instructor through the Pilates Sports Center Training Program. She is also a certified massage therapist. Nikki uses her extensive knowledge of both dance and massage therapy in her sessions to create a teaching style is challenging, focused, and fun with an emphasis on form! She enjoys working not only with dancer and athletes, but with all different body types and is committed to her clients’ overall fitness, health, and well-being.

NIKKI TUAZON
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Nikki’s love of dance led her to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a professional dancer where she appeared in numerous commercials, film, TV shows, music videos, and live concert tours for artists like P!nk and Christina Aguilera! After falling in love with Pilates and using it to keep her body aligned, strong, and healthy after years of wear and tear on the road, she finally became a certified instructor through the Pilates Sports Center Training Program. She is also a certified massage therapist. Nikki uses her extensive knowledge of both dance and massage therapy in her sessions to create a teaching style is challenging, focused, and fun with an emphasis on form! She enjoys working not only with dancer and athletes, but with all different body types and is committed to her clients’ overall fitness, health, and well-being.

  SUZANNAH RUTH   CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR   Suzannah trained as a dancer from a young age and is a graduate of London Studio Centre in England and holds a BA Honours Degree in Dance Theatre. She has worked as a professional dancer in London and LA, her credits include: JLo, Dancing With the Stars, Strictly Come Dancing, Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Cheryl Cole, Ella Henderson, Little Mix, TAO, Jermain Jackman, Street Dance 3 All Stars the Movie, BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance, The XFactor, Britains Got Talent, The Voice. Suzannah knew Pilates had changed her life and her movement so training as an instructor was an obvious step to take. Pilates has given her a knew found strength and knowledge of the body and mind. She hopes to bring her Knowledge of Dance and Pilates into her teaching and focus on technique and form that changes lives, creates healthy bodies that can prevent injuries and pain.

SUZANNAH RUTH
CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Suzannah trained as a dancer from a young age and is a graduate of London Studio Centre in England and holds a BA Honours Degree in Dance Theatre. She has worked as a professional dancer in London and LA, her credits include: JLo, Dancing With the Stars, Strictly Come Dancing, Meghan Trainor, Fifth Harmony, Cheryl Cole, Ella Henderson, Little Mix, TAO, Jermain Jackman, Street Dance 3 All Stars the Movie, BBC’s So You Think You Can Dance, The XFactor, Britains Got Talent, The Voice. Suzannah knew Pilates had changed her life and her movement so training as an instructor was an obvious step to take. Pilates has given her a knew found strength and knowledge of the body and mind. She hopes to bring her Knowledge of Dance and Pilates into her teaching and focus on technique and form that changes lives, creates healthy bodies that can prevent injuries and pain.