Instructors

Maria Leone

Pilates Master Instructor and Owner of Bodyline Pilates in Beverly Hills, Maria Leone

Maria Leone, owner of Bodyline Pilates and Master instructor for Balanced Body, is the driving force behind Bodyline. She has been teaching Pilates since 1989 and training teachers for well over a decade. 

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Jessica Wallraff

Jessica Wallraff, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Jessica Wallraff has been teaching Pilates for over 20 years. Jessica is an internationally renowned ballet dancer performing with the most famed dancers in the world.

Stephanie Spanski

Stephanie Spanski, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Stephanie Spanski has spent the last 13 years working as a professional dancer and teacher. Notable performances include the Grammys and Dancing With the Stars.

Hannah Feldner-Shaw

Hannah Feldner-Shaw, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Hannah Feldner-Shaw has spent the last 15 years working as a professional dancer. She has toured the world with stars like Paul McCartney, Sting, Jennifer Lopez, and Black Eyed Peas.

Petia Botcheva

Petia Botcheva, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Petia Botcheva opened Body Temple Studio, one of the first Pilates studios in China. She has studied Traditional Oriental Medicine and various holistic body methods such as Shiatsu, Reiki, Tai Qi, and medical Qigong.

Donna Otten

Donna Otten,  Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Donna was involved in a debilitating car accident that left her with complex injuries. She started Pilates for rehabilitation purposes, gaining an  appreciation for the healing and strength building effects of practicing Pilates.

Marcie Jurbina

Marcie Jurbina, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Marcie Jurbina is certified by Balanced Body, trained by Maria Leone. Marcie is also a certified GYROTONIC Instructor, with additional certifications in therapeutic applications.

Nicky Cassinera

Nicky Cassinera studio manager and Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Nicky Cassinera is a Miami transplant who after years of working in Los Angeles as a graphic designer, decided to change career and pursue her passion in Pilates. She brings her high energy to all of her sessions.

Meghan Crowe

Meghan Crowe, Balanced Body Pilates Instructor

Meghan graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York where she majored in Dance. She performed as a Modern dancer in New York and San Francisco for ten years until she relocated to Los Angeles where she taught barre and ballet until she fell in love with pilates. Meghan is certified by Balanced Body and trained by Maria Leone.

Valerie Idiart

Valerie Idiart, Pilates Instructor

Amalia Holl

Amalia Holl, Pilates Instructor

Megan Hopkins

Megan Hopkins, Pilates Instructor

Megan fell in love with Pilates while relying on it to keep her body and mind healthy and happy throughout her professional dance and modeling career. She finally decided to go through teacher training with Maria at Bodyline in 2018 and couldn’t be happier with her decision. She loves sharing her love of movement and helping her clients feel great.

Meredith Alexander

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A rock climber and former gymnast, Meredith loves the athleticism and grace of Pilates, which she incorporates into all her classes. Meredith has a Comprehensive Teaching Certificate from Balanced Body, and was trained at Bodyline Pilates. 

Emma Bates

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Emma Bates has a background in the Alexander and Feldenkrais method and Linklater breath work. Emmas workouts highly emphasize form and control.

Cindera Che

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