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Giselle Birang

Giselle Birang Certified Instructor San Francisco Studio Giselle was first drawn to Pilates when taking a class on the reformer and loved its ability to hit hard to reach areas on the body that she couldn’t otherwise effectively target on the weight floor. She was also humbled by the deep foundational support that the Pilates […]


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Tanja London

Tanja London Certified Instructor Oakland Studio Tanja is fascinated by various somatic practices, fascial work and anatomy in general. She loves to dance, choreograph, improvise, make dance films, and linger in the outdoors. Tanja discovered STOTT PILATES® when she moved from Germany to the U.S. in 2006. She fell in love with the detailed anatomical knowledge inherent […]


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Mary Cobb

Mary Cobb Trained Instructor Oakland Studio As a performer, Mary has been a student of movement her whole life. Introduced to Pilates in 2009, she immediately noticed that it deepened her understanding and function in the smaller muscles of the hips, shoulders, and spine. Pilates helped her to safely push through rigorous fitness workouts, as well […]



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Ashlee Johnson

Ashlee Johnson Certified Instructor San Francisco Studio Ashlee found and fell in love with Pilates in college. Having grown up a self-proclaimed “book nerd” she hadn’t given much thought to sports or movement before college when she found herself needing to move her stressed body to help shake off the pressures of college life and […]


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Jenna Jones

Jenna Jones Certified Instructor Oakland Studio Jenna is a professional dancer who has taught ballet, contemporary, and jazz dance for over ten years. She discovered Pilates after experiencing several injuries which were due in part to muscular imbalances. With Pilates Jenna quickly rehabilitated her injuries as well as learn techniques to prevent them in the […]


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Mae Chesney

Mae Chesney Certified Instructor San Francisco Studio A classically-trained professional ballet dancer and teacher, Mae received her BFA from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She began teaching dance and fitness in 2011 to clients who range from young ballet dancers, to adults new to dance or group fitness. Mae is certified in STOTT […]