Julia-anne Herbert PT aide, office assistant

Julia received her BS in Human Biology from the University of California, San Diego in 2016.

Studying and performing Tahitian dance for 10 years began her interest in movement of the human body. She has traveled and performed in Tahiti, as well as other shows throughout California. After volunteering in a variety of settings, Julia found her call in the physical therapy field. 

She has recently accepted an offer to UCSF/SFSU’s DPT program beginning summer 2018. 

Eileen Crowe Certified Pilates Instructor

Eileen Crowe began studying dance at the age of 5. It was her passion for dancing and performing that led her to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Dance from the University of California Irvine. She is trained in Ballet, Jazz, Modern Dance, and Hip Hop. It was at UCI that she began her Pilates training under Diane Diefenderfer. As her Pilates training progressed she discovered how it increased the performance, strength, and flexibility in her own body. From there she developed an interest in its use as a form of rehabilitation in Physical Therapy. This led her to Balanced Body University where she received her Pilates Certification. She has seen firsthand the amazing transformation that Pilates can create with her client’s bodies. Eileen is also certified in Pre/Post Natal Pilates, Activecore/Redcord, TRX Suspension Training as well as a licensed Massage Practitioner. She specializes in Circulatory, Deep Circulatory, Passive Joint Mobilization and Deep Tissue Massage. 

LESLIE AGUILAR CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Leslie began practicing Pilates in 2007 and quickly discovered her love for it. She found Pilates to be a perfect match for her body and immediately enjoyed the benefits of improved posture, strength and flexibility as well as increased energy and an overall healthier lifestyle. 

Born and raised in the Foothills, Leslie lives in La Crescenta with her husband and twin daughters. A graduate from UCLA with a degree in Economics, she spent 15 years working for a non-profit organization. When her job ended, she decided to turn her love for Pilates into a new career.  

Leslie has completed both the mat and reformer training through Balanced Body and looks forward to continually expanding her knowledge. In addition to her Pilates training, she has been working as a physical therapy aide helping to rehabilitate patients through Pilates. Leslie has always loved working with people and now as an instructor is excited to share the benefits of Pilates with others and help them see the amazing capabilities of their bodies.
 

salle huber CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR, The melt method instructor

Be curious bodies in stillness and in motion!

I am a movement teacher (Stott Pilates, The MELT Method) committed to empowering my clients by introducing them to their  own miraculous bodies.

Let's be curious and listen to the messages our bodies are sending us about how to flourish and be well.

I am a fully-certified Stott Pilates instructor and an advanced level MELT instructor. MELT is a simple self-care technique for enhancing the fluid state of your connective tissue and restoring balance in your autonomic nervous system.

I have just move here from Chicago and I am so grateful to be a new part of your beautiful wellness family.

rebecca brady PT, Mpt, ocs, PMA-CPT, CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR

Rebecca Brady graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies and Spanish.  After several years of working for the Department of Defense, she decided to go back to school for a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy.  She completed her studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, then moved out to California for adventure and sunshine.  

Rebecca is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist and is also a Pilates Instructor, certified through Pilates Method Alliance.  She shares a special interest in positional vertigo (BPPV). She has been a clinical instructor for PT students, and continues to work in the rehab unit of a hospital on the weekends.  She enjoys figuring out the puzzle of why a patient is needing therapy, and loves the fact that every patient is different.  She utilizes her knowledge of biomechanics, anatomy, manual therapy techniques, and exercise application to design unique treatments for each patient.  

carole biers CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR, marketing assistant

 ​Carole has been involved in fitness from a young age; she began her dance training in Scottsdale Az where she was born and raised. She moved to Orange, Ca where she continued her dance training at Chapman University.  She is currently dancing professionally, and has worked with many companies and choreographers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York.

At Chapman University, Carole graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in Dance and emphasis in Physical Therapy. It was there where she was introduced to Pilates and its benefits for an athlete. She continued her involvement in Pilates by completing her certification through Balanced Body University and later through Pilates Method Alliance.

 In the Los Angeles area, Carole worked at Core Conditioning and Tyler Physical Therapy as an instructor as well as a physical therapy aide. In New York City, she taught at Moving Strength, Erika Bloom, and Pilates Reforming NY. Seeing the change pilates made in others lives as well as her own has kept Carole striving to learn more in this field. 
 

CODY WILBOURN Certified Pilates Instructor

Cody is an optimistic, contemporary/modern dance artist from Los Angeles. With his passion for conducting bodies through space, he has aspirations of one day becoming a renowned choreographer. 

Drawn to Pilates for the strength and stability it offers, he stayed for the ever-deepening body awareness and effective injury prevention. Cody has an uncanny ability to make those around him feel welcomed and comfortable, while prescribing to the belief that Pilates, like life, should be enjoyed.

​He received his Pilates certification from Long Beach Dance Conditioning under Kendel Pink and Alicia Head.
  
 

Lynne Campion Certified pilates instructor

Lynne Campion began her mind/body experience with ballet at age 4. Dancing, teaching and choreographing through adolescence led to her University of Utah BFA in ballet.  Always looking for ways to enhance her dance degree, she continued her education as an ACE certified Aerobics instructor in the 1990’s.   Lynne was first officially introduced to Pilates in 2010 when they offered a mom’s mat class at her daughter’s dance studio. Then in fall of 2011, she had an athletic life altering knee injury, which brought her to TPT for rehabilitation. Lynne was introduced to Balanced Body and is finishing up her teacher training certification. She can be found aiding and she teaches mat or private/duo pilates. Pilates has renewed her love of teaching and helping people feel better mentally, as well as physically.  Lynne is blessed with a husband, two daughters and a son-in law outside of her Tyler family. 
 

TIFFANY COLE certified pilates instructor

Tiffany's love of teaching evolved through her many years as a Performing Artist working on stage, film and TV, and from her years of training in Kung Fu and Tai Chi. As an Assistant Instructor at the University of Southern California's School of Dramatic Arts, Tiffany sees the sense of empowerment her students gain through knowledge of movement. After learning that her past Martial Arts injuries came from small habits she picked up over her lifetime, Tiffany began training as a Physical Therapy Aide and Pilates Instructor. Now, with rehabilitation and prevention in mind for both herself, her students, and her clients, Tiffany uses her background and training to enhance her Pilates teaching and find the potential in each body. 

​Born and raised in Los Angeles, Tiffany is an actor in The Production Company, as well as an Assistant Instructor at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. 

BRittany Dugi-Turner Certified Pilates Instructor

Brittany Dugi-Turner was born and raised in Southern California and has always been invested in the amazing potential of the human body. Brittany received her BFA in Dance Performance from Chapman University in Orange, California. It was here that she developed her love for Pilates, discovering its ability to improve ones overall physical and mental wellbeing.


After graduating, Brittany received her Pilates certification with a dance specialization through Body Arts and Science International (BASI) from the renowned instructor Karen Clippinger.


With a positive disposition, Brittany looks to inspire individuals to love their bodies. She has seen first hand that with hard work, Pilates can truly transform individuals bodies and even their lives.

Stephanie HELLER-FENIG senior fitness specialist

Stephanie has been a certified fitness instructor for over 20 years working with adults ranging from 20-100 years of age.  Her interest in fitness for the 50 plus population arose from observing the changing lifestyle needs of clients, friends and family as they advanced in age.  She decided to focus her studies on this growing demographic and received her certification as a Specialist in Senior Fitness.

In addition to learning the skills to work with the senior population she chose to further her knowledge and study the unique needs of people with Parkinson’s Disease.  She trained at Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery and received her certification as a PWR!Moves instructor.

Stephanie teachers individual, small and large group classes.  She individualizes her training programs to support clients coping with arthritis, balance and postural problems, Parkinson’s Disease and many other health conditions.  Classes focus on balance, flexibility, strength and cardiovascular training.  Stephanie is passionate about her work and loves to empower her clients to lead a happier and healthier life.


KRISTY TYLER PT, MPT, PMA-CPT, Certified Pilates Instructor

Kristy Tyler graduated with a B.S. in Health Science, and holds a master's degree in Physical Therapy from Cal State University-Northridge.  Beyond her physical therapy education, she has also trained in CranioSacral therapy and is a Certified Pilates Instructor.  The blend of these techniques helps Kristy develop adaptive and effective rehabilitation programs for her physical therapy patients.


Her personal experience as an athlete who dealt with a variety of injuries gives Kristy a unique perspective when working with athletes undergoing rehabilitation from injuries or when developing specialized training regimens to help improve athletic performance.  By assisting in conducting a research study for dancers looking at patellar and Achilles tendonopathies, Kristy has also developed targeted physical therapy programs geared toward the unique needs of student, amateur and professional dancers.


Kristy has been a practicing physical therapist since 2004, an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2001, and is a Certified Pilates Instructor through the internationally-recognized Pilates Method Alliance.  She has taught a number of continuing education courses for physical therapy professionals, and has been an instructor for Pilates teacher training/certification programs. Kristy is currently an adjunct faculty member at CSUN in the PT department, assisting with Pilates certification.


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aparna kuvalekar pt, dpt

Aparna has a Bachelor's Degree in physical therapy from Pune, India and graduated  with a Master's Degree in physical therapy from Loma Linda University. She finished her Doctor of Physical Therapy from University of Montana. 

Aparna has been practicing as a PT since 2007. Her experience has mainly been in outpatient rehabilitation and aquatic PT. Her primary interest is in orthopedic physical therapy and has finished all 3 levels of Kinesiotaping course. She enjoys applying her knowledge of biomechanics, anatomy, movement analysis, manual therapy and therapeutic exercises while treating patients. 

She enjoys practicing Iyengar Yoga and has been practicing it for last seven years. Apart from that she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and travelling. 

karlee silver pt, dpt, certified pilates instructor

Karlee graduated from Stanislaus State University with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology in 2009. In 2012, she was Pilates certified through Core Conditioning-Mind Body. Karlee not only recognized that Pilates was a fantastic work out, but a natural transition for a patient from a Physical Therapy treatment. She worked as a Pilates instructor while pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at  Mount St. Mary's University, which she obtained in 2016. 

Karlee ventured on her path to become a DPT following an ACL and meniscal tear she suffered as a collegiate soccer player. After completing physical therapy following her injury, Karlee was more determined than ever to spend the rest of her life helping others recover through physical therapy.  She is extremely active and when she is not working at Tyler, she can be found playing soccer, hiking, indoor cycling, and of course doing Pilates.

Karlee is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2013. She has participated in volunteer work for Union Rescue Mission on skid row, Life Rolls On and Angel City Paralympic Games.

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Jennifer harding ptA, pilates instructor

Jennifer Harding attended Pasadena City College and Mount St. Mary's College where she graduated with her PTA degree in 1997.She has worked extensively in the orthopedic outpatient setting where she has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients.  She especially enjoys working with the senior population as she finds getting to know them, with their layers of knowledge and vast experiences, to be be fascinating as well as educational.


Jennifer completed her Pilates mat and apparatus training through Balanced Body.  She is excited to expand her skills and utilize Pilates in her treatment of patients at Tyler Physical Therapy. 


Jennifer is an avid cyclist and has participated in many charity rides including the Diabetes Tour de Cure, MS 150, and AIDS Life cycle. She most recently completed a bucket list wish of a week long cycling tour in Italy.  When she is not treating patients, you can find her out on her bike, working in her garden, or spending time with her beautiful grand kids.

Jennie sheffield CERTIFIED PILATES INSTRUCTOR

 Jennie is a California native who has been an instructor of movement for over 10 years. She first studied dance at the Pasadena Dance Center and went on to major in theater and minor in dance at NYU. She has taught dance and theater in New York Public Schools and at Theaterworks, a prestigious arts outreach program.  She performed in New York and Europe in a variety of physical theater/dance productions. Keeping herself conditioned she discovered Pilates. She appreciated the mind/body connection and pure physical fitness of the technique. She got her certification through Physicalmind Institute and studied with Maria Leone at Bodyline LA. She is certified in both mat and reformer Pilates. Besides pure physical fitness, she also loves how Pilates can be used for rehabilitation, prenatal exercise and core strengthening.