About the Instructors . . .
Joan McConnell, Studio Owner
Joan has been a teacher of Pilates and GYROTONIC® movement modalities since 1997. Her original certification consisted of 1,000 hours of training in Pilates, Polestar & GYROTONIC® through the Phoenix Center for Health and Excellence. She maintains the required continuing education courses and attends other specialized courses to enhance her teaching repertoire. Joan is a certified golf conditioning specialist in advanced levels I and II and golf injury from Hole in One Pilates International ™ – Hole in One Fitness™. She strives to provide a comfortable, informative and positive experience for each golf fitness participant where individual attention is the rule, not the exception.
Barbara is an intermediate yoga instructor, licensed massage therapist and nutritionist. She has been practicing yoga since 1997 and teaching for over six years.
As a certified Polestar™ Pilates and Barre Elevate instructor, Regina is dedicated to sharing the benefits of these exercise methods with her clients. She was first introduced to Pilates through her college’s dance program in 1996, and she began teaching in 2003. Regina continually seeks opportunities to enhance and expand her practice of movement techniques that integrate mind, body and spiritual well-being. Her goal is to teach fresh and energizing classes that are adaptable for a wide variety of needs and skill levels.