Kerstin Korzekwa, Studio Owner, Principal Teacher
Kerstin Korzekwa was born in Duisburg/ Germany and got introduced to various athletic activities and holistic living at an early age. She did spend many summer and winter vacations hiking , skiing and mountain climbing in the tyrolean alps and also excelled in long distance running and dressage.
At age fourteen Kerstin started her dance education at the Ballet Academy of the State Opera of Duisburg/Duesseldorf where she studied Ballet and Modern Dance.
Kerstin continued her dance training at the Ballet Academies of Munich and Cologne and attained a Master's degree in dance performance and physical education in 1998.
Kerstin has danced professionally and choreographed for both modern dance and ballet companies as well musical theatre productions and directed works for entertainment parks, corporate events, and illusion shows.
Kerstin was first introduced to authentic Pilates during her dance training; where she gained the knowledge and understanding of the importance of Pilates and how it benefits dancers and athletes.
After moving to the US, Kerstin decided to expand her career in the direction of Pilates and successfully completed the 700hr Romana's Pilates® Instructor Training Program in only 6 months.
To update her Continuing Education she strives to study under Romana Kryzanowska, Sari Mejia-
Kerstin is very passionate about holistic Wellness and Nutrition and is currently enrolled with the Global College of Natural Medicine and working on a Bachelor of Science degree in Holistic Medicine.
She is also an Usui Reiki practitioner, currently attuned and certified at Shoden level.
Ashley Bachner, Principal Teacher
Ashley Bachner has attained her Authentic Pilates certification under Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Meija-
She her love for Pilates began after a dance injury. Pilates helped her to rehabilitate from her injuries and enabled her to continue der dance career.
She has recently moved to Florida from New York City where she has taught at numerous studios throughout the tri-
Ashley has also performed on Broadway in the musical "Fosse" and as a Rockette.
She specializes in Dance Therapy, Rehabilitation after surgery and Pilates for the elderly.
Nicole Walsh, Principal Teacher
Bio coming soon!
Teresa Trunzo, Studio Manager, Senior Teacher
Teresa Trunzo was born and raised in Chicago, IL and participated in team sports throughout grade school.
At age fourteen Teresa moved to South Florida, as a result of being in the sunshine state with beautiful beaches, warm weather
and endless sunny skies outdoor activities such as bicycling and roller skating became a common past time for her.
Teresa became interested in learning more about nutrition and fitness shortly after graduating high school.
Her first teaching experience was in 1984 working for Richard Simmon's Anatomy Asylum in Deerfied Beach, FL.
The emphasis was on providing a total body workout and nutritional counseling to clients of all body typs and and all fitness levels.
Teresa's fitness career continued with weight training, nautilus equipment training, power walking and more.
Teresa was introduced to authentic Pilates in 2009, discovering the benefits of this form of exercis and how it can enhance your body and every day living.
As a certified Romana's Pilates Teacher she wants to share her passion and her knowledge to help her
students to connect with their minds and bodies.
Sue Elliott, certified Pilates Teacher
Sue began her study of the Pilates Method in 1998 while teaching Fitness at The Spa of Harbour Village on the island of Bonaire.
Pilates is her work, her hobby, her way of being. She honors each individual client she gets to share this wonderful work with.
Enthusiasm and passion for all the principles of Pilates, Sue is a fan of precision and concentration .” When the mind is fully engaged, focused and we are very present; for that 55 minutes or however long the session lasts, you leave mentally refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your daily life”.
Sue holds two comprehensive certifications, Core Dynamics Plus in 2000 and Power Pilates in 2006 and is currently training for her Romana's Pilates entrance evaluation.