BarbaraBeth | Candace | Casey 
Caryn  | Chantal | Cheryl C | Cheryl E | Emily |Gina
Janna
| Kaethe | KandaceKathryn | Teresa | Terry   

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Kathryn Anderson
Pilates, Raise the Barre

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Kathryn has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance and Visual Arts, from California State University, Long Beach. Starting her first dance class at the age of 5, her rich background consists of gymnastics, martial arts, yoga, Pilates and dance of all styles. Kathryn has danced professionally with many dance companies throughout Southern California ranging in styles of modern dance and ethnic dance. She spent several years traveling to Brazil to perform and dance in Brazilian dance and Capoeira.

Kathryn was introduced to Pilates in college while studying with master teacher, Karen Clippinger to improve her dance technique. She saw the immediate benefits of Pilates in her muscular development and postural alignment of her body. She continued her pilates training and certification studying under Rael Isacowitz (BASI Pilates) and Diane Severino (Ron Fletcher Pilates). Kathryn is now recognized by the PMA with her own certification program from the HUNT Pilates studio she founded in Los Angeles. With over 11 years of teaching experience and over 16 years of practicing Pilates and yoga, Kathryn continues to fine-tune her fitness techniques by attending lectures, workshops, and classes. She believes in the expression of movement and continues to explore her passion for teaching.
Kaethe Birkner
Pilates, Raise the Barre

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Kaethe fell in love with dance at the age of two and began taking classes when she was only eight years old. She has been dancing professionally for the past six years and has worked with the Baltimore Ballet as a full-time company member and as a guest artist with the Austin City Ballet. Currently, she is dancing with Dallas Neoclassical Ballet.

Over the past decade, Kaethe received her Pilates certification through Balanced Body and she has discovered that Pilates has greatly improved and complimented her dancing. Pilates has helped her stay in shape and recover from injury, as well as prevent future injury. For these reasons, she teaches both Pilates and ballet classes with a strong emphasis on injury prevention. In addition to her passion for dance and Pilates, Kaethe is interested in government and history and holds a degree in both from the University of Texas at Austin.
Candace Bordelon
Pilates, YogaTone & Sculpt, Raise the Barre, Bellydance



Candace Bordelon, Ph.D., has been exploring movement since her first dance class at the age of 4. After a 15-year career in professional dance, she discovered the strong healing power of yoga when she was diagnosed with a herniated disc in her lower back. Now a dedicated practitioner of Iyengar yoga, Candace has spent many hours of teacher training with Judith Lasater, Peggy Kelley, and Dean Lerner. Her teaching method is rooted in honoring the anatomical integrity of the body, and her own back injury led her to create the "Yoga for Back Health" class at MoveStudio.

Candace earned a Ph.D. in Dance Studies from Texas Woman’s University, where she did her Pilates training. She is an Associate Professor of Dance for North Central Texas College and has taught in the dance departments of Texas Woman's University as well as the Dallas and Collin County Community College systems. With a background in ballet, modern, Middle Eastern and African dance, yoga, somatics, and bodywork, she brings a well-rounded perspective to her classes. Her company “Movement for Healing” combines yoga therapy, Pilates, fitness, and dance to assist clients battling back injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Fibromyalgia, Parkinson’s, cancer, and other variety of other challenges.

Candace is a MoveStudio legacy instructor, having taught at the studio since 2001.
 
Casey Babler
Pilates, Raise the Barre! Ballet Workout

Casey has always been an athlete. Growing up, she played tennis competitively, and she has continued playing tennis and engaging in many other types of physical activity. Because of knee problems and increased joint pain after having children, Casey needed an activity that produced results but did not stress her body. Pilates was the answer for her; she began practicing Pilates and fell in love with it.

In 2008, Casey started an instructor training program with Power Pilates, which focuses on the classical method based on Joseph Pilates’ work. This training provided a solid foundation of the Pilates principles that Casey now passes on to her clients. Casey has Pilates mat and equipment training, and she teaches a variety of classes including mat, tower, equipment circuits, and Barre. The hundreds of Pilates exercises keep the workouts fresh and challenging as students advance, and Casey loves helping her clients achieve their health and fitness goals.
Cheryl Callon
Ballet Raise the Barre! Workout



Cheryl has been dancing for 30 years and holds a BFA and MFA in dance from Sam Houston State University. Although she was trained in classical ballet and modern, her college education instilled an appreciation of the mechanics of the human body and how to work within its given structure. Since 2008, she has been teaching for Collin College and was formerly with Eastfield College and Richland College. She enjoys the challenge of teaching multiple genres, including ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and hip hop.

Branching out into other bodywork and fitness styles has allowed Cheryl to discover how all forms of movement can benefit each other in the care and maintenance of the body. By teaching barre classes, she is able to share the joy and challenge of ballet movements to a wider range of people.

In 2011, Cheryl discovered how beneficial yoga can be to dancers and athletes. She fell in love with this ancient mind-body practice and its therapeutic abilities for people of all walks of life. She recently received her 200-hour yoga teacher certification.
 
Barbara Edes
Yoga for Better Health, Core & More, Tone & Sculpt, Ballet Raise the Barre! Workout


 Transplanted from Northern Virginia, Barbara has been studying alignment-based yoga since 2004, completing her teacher training in 2006 at the Health Advantage Yoga Center in Herndon, Virginia. She has studied with Doug Keller and Susan Van Nuys. She is an RYT-200 with the Yoga Alliance, as well as a Certified Personal Trainer with NASM, Mad Dogg Certified Spinning Instructor, Concept 2 and Rowbics certified for Indoor Rowing, and Group Exercise Certified Instructor with AFAA. While living in Virginia, Barbara had been pursuing a degree in Exercise Science from George Mason University and hopes to finish her degree here in Texas.

Her passion for yoga began with a desire to create strength and flexibility and prevent injury through yoga, and she was inspired to help others do the same. Barbara believes that an alignment-based practice brings strength, flexibility, balance, restoration and deeper understanding of asanas, while helping to prevent injury and aiding in injury rehabilitation.
                   
Cheryl Esch
Pilates, Core & More,
On the Ball, Yoga Flow

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Cheryl received her MA in Dance Education and BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from Ohio State University. She danced professionally in the Pittsburgh area with Mary Miller Dance Company, Judy Steele Project, The Pittsburgh Opera and other independent choreographers. She also directed and founded a dance company called Selah. She has taught for colleges such as Kent State University, Kenyon College, LaRoche College, Belhaven College and Collin County Community College over the past 13 years. She has been teaching in the fitness and dance industries for 19 years.
Cheryl is a certified Group Fitness Instructor through American Council on Exercise since 1990. She has certifications in Pilates Mat with PowerHouse Pilates, Pilates Reformer with Balanced Body Institute, yoga with YogaFit, and kickboxing with Thomas the Promise. She was a certified Personal Trainer with American Council on Exercise from 2001-2005. Cheryl teaches many types of classes including cardio dance, cardio hip-hop, Pilates, yoga, step, kickboxing, BOSU, Resist-a-ball, Chisel/strength training, and core training for adults and kids. Before moving to Texas recently, she was Youth Fitness Director for ages 8-12 at The Natatorium in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Currently, Cheryl is working on becoming certified as a Lifestyle and Weight Management Consultant.
Beth Fetty
Pilates

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Beth’s commitment to assisting others with their pursuit of a healthy mind, body, and spirit began more than 15 years ago when she took leave of her corporate legal assistant profession and began teaching fitness classes and providing personal training at a local Lake Highlands gym. She continued to gain experience through her positions as a group fitness coordinator and health/wellness director with the YMCA where she not only taught and trained but also developed small group programs for specialty populations. Beth continues to teach a wide variety of formats including aerobics, strength training, and water fitness. Her personal training clients range from elite athletes to those desiring additional injury post-rehabilitation body work.
Beth’s decision to make the long term commitment to the Pilates method occurred when asked to develop the group fitness segment for the Live Strong Cancer Survivor Program. She knew immediately that Pilates was the perfect choice; an excellent modality to help cancer patients begin to regain mobility, strength, endurance and a sense of control in their recovery. She completed her Balanced Body comprehensive certification with Karen Sanzo at Pilates Unlimited in Dallas, TX in 2008. She currently conducts private sessions as well as group mat and equipment classes on all Pilates apparatus.

Beth is passionate about and committed to the importance of responding to the needs of the individual as a whole in the quest for a fully integrated health and wellness lifestyle. 
                  
Caryn Fonberg
Raise the Barre! Ballet Workout, Yoga
Born in Cape Town South Africa, Caryn’s adoration for dance and movement started at June Pools Academy of Dance. Caryn was a teenager when her family moved to Dallas, Texas, and she maintained dance and movement as a member of JJ Pearce Drill Team. Caryn first started teaching group fitness classes at the University of Arizona in 1990. Upon graduation from college, Caryn taught group fitness at Club Med on the Island of Eluethera in the Bahamas and then in Copper Mountain, Colorado. Caryn began her career in Project Management in San Francisco, California, where she continued to teach before and after her workday.

Caryn settled back in Dallas in 1995, where she is raising her family. Throughout this time, Caryn has been dedicated to pursuing group fitness education while maintaining her role as a group exercise instructor. She also leads continuing education courses for Spin certifications. She brings a vast array of industry knowledge and focuses on the importance of form and alignment.
                  
Janna Harris 
Raise the Barre! Ballet Workout

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Janna received a degree in sports medicine from Northern Arizona University, but after that, as a Texas native, she took the first opportunity to get back to her home state!

In 2011, Janna received a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. It was during her time in Fort Worth that she began teaching barre classes and immediately fell in love with the way it changed and shaped her body. Grad school also allowed her to further her passion and experience in the fitness industry and led her to her current career in breast cancer research.

Since 2007, Janna has helped a broad range of people reach their fitness goals, from athletes to individuals with diabetes and those battling cancer. Janna is always learning new skills to grow in this industry. Janna is happy to be a part of the Move Studio team and hopes to share her love for health and wellness through her classes.
Teresa Hendrickson
Pilates, On the Ball





Teresa has been an athlete her entire life, competing in a wide range of sports including soccor, softball, basketball, volleyball and later in several triathalons.  An avid cyclist, she is certified to ride the Velodrome.

This active lifesyle led to a knee injury requiring two surgeries and Pilates Method techniques to assist in rehabilitation.  The non-impact exercises improved her flexibility, balance, agility, core strength, and endurance, and also introduced her to a new career.

She is certified by Stott Pilates and Michael Miller Pilates, and in prenatal and postnatal fitness through the Cooper Institute. Teresa also has doula knowledge and training.  Her interest in improving balance led to specific training on the Foam Roller, Stability Ball and BOSU.  Teresa continues to challenge herself and expand her Pilates knowledge base through attendance at teaching intensives with renowned instructors including Jay Grimes, Peter Fiasca, Siri Galliano, Chris Robinson, Mejo Wiggins, and Dorothee VandeWalle. 

She strongly believes Pilates can enhance the lives of everyone, from someone recovering from injury to elite athletes.  She has been teaching at MoveStudio since 2004 and sharing her joy of play with her students!
 
Chantal Itzhakov
Pilates, Yoga

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Raised in the south of France, Chantal has led a long life of triumph over adversity. At the age of 7, she was diagnosed with scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine that limits physical activity. Her experience with rehabilitation lead her to become a registered nurse, working in France and Israel. Chantal was diagnosed with Secondary Thyroid Cancer at age 38; she recovered and has been cancer free for over 13 years. While recovering, she discovered the healing power of Pilates and Yoga. Her newfound love for Yoga and Pilates served as inspiration to teach.  Chantal has been teaching Pilates since 2006 and Yoga since 2008. She is certified through Power Pilates and YogaFit, and continues her education to help as many people as possible.
Gina Lee
Raise the Barre! Ballet Workout

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Gina Lee began her training at the Dallas Ballet Center under Brent and Judy Klopfenstein. She has performed in ballet favorites such as Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker, and Coppelia, as well as attend on scholarship a summer with Ballet Magnificat under the direction of Keith and Kathy Thibodeaux. After training at DBC, Lee joined the Collin County Dance Repertory to study modern dance. From there, she was accepted into Southern Methodist University's dance program.

Gina has performed in several of their Main Stage shows, including works such as Balanchine's Serenade, and the restaging of Agnes de Mille's The Four Marys. She became a company member of Contemporary Ballet Dallas for two seasons, and well as performs annually with Denton Festival Ballet as a professional guest.

Gina received a B.A. in English Literature from SMU along with receiving a B.F.A in Dance Performance. Since graduating SMU, she has gained directing experience and has choreographed many dance pieces as the Artistic Director of Gaudium Dance Movement.

Gina is passionately dedicated to helping others develop, grow, and succeed. Whether it's choreographing or teaching a dance or fitness class, Gina loves the art of teaching and instructing. To her, it is a way to serve, share life, and make a positive impact.
Kandace Lopez Goedjen
Pilates
Kandace has over 25 years in movement training. She is a Power Pilates® Teacher Trainer and previous regional director; a GYROTONIC® Master Trainer, GYROKINESIS® Level 1&2 instructor; 3rd Dan in TaeKwonDo; a fully Certified STOTT Pilates instructor including Rehab Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels; TRX, BOSU, Reebok Core Board, YOGAFIT Level 1&2, and APEX FitPro certified, among other accreditations and certifications. Kandace is trained as a massage therapist and specializes in neuromuscular therapy and Myofascial Release Technique and practices therapy with a respected Chiropractic Clinic in the area.

Kandace found GYROTONIC® and Pilates when looking for an alternative to surgery for an injury of her own. This movement system restored her body to the mobility and strength that allowed her to become pain free. She works with Juliu Horvath, creator of GYROTONIC® regularly and has earned further concentrations in Jumping stretching board, ARCHWAY, Ladder, Leg extension unit, GYROKINESIS HAPPY MOVES, and GYROTONIC AS A MUSICAL JOURNEY. Kandace also presents Certifications and Continuing Education Courses for Power Pilates and GYROTONIC ® locally and internationally.
Terry Reynolds
Pilates

In 2000, while recovering from an illness Terry discovered Pilates. On the recommendation of one of his instructors and having realized the benefits of Pilates in his life, he began the journey to becoming an instructor. He has certification from Pilates Unlimited in Pilates Mat and Apparatus. He is currently an advanced apprentice in Romana’s Pilates training program. He has also done workshops and advanced study with numerous first and second generation students of Joe Pilates including Jay Grimes, Sari Mejia-Santo, Kathi Ross-Nash, Cynthia Lochard, Anthony Rabara, Chris Robinson, and many others.

For Terry, "Pilates is a gift we offer to help people stand, walk, sit, and move in their daily lives. It offers strength, stretch and control."

Terry has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas and a Master of Music degree from Southern Methodist University. He has worked for many years as a professional musician. He currently is a member of the Dallas Opera orchestra and is an adjunct professor of Horn and chamber music at the University of North Texas.
Emily Urbanosky
Pilates

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