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.
Jessica Wallraff comes to Pilates by way of an international ballet career. During her eleven year dance career, Jessie was a featured performer in the Royal Ballet of Flanders in Belgium, The Hamburg Ballet in Germany, and Le Ballet Theatre Francais de Nancy, where she danced with ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev.
Donna Otten started her career as a portrait photographer, graduating with a degree in Photography, working and mentoring with some of the worlds most accomplished photographers. In 2001 Donna was involved in a debilitating car accident that left her with multiple complex injuries. Learn More>
Hannah Feldner-Shaw comes from a professional dance background. She has toured the world and danced in film and television. She started teaching In 2011. First she taught Barre classes but soon added Pilates to her repertoire. Hannah is certified by Balanced Body and was trained in Pilates by Maria Leone.
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.
Stephanie Spanski-Mor has spent the last 13 years working as a professional dancer and teacher. Notable performances include the Grammys and Dancing With the Stars. Stephanie is certified by Balanced Body and was trained in Pilates by Maria Leone.
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 is Bodyline's Studio Manager and has a Comprehensive Teaching Certificate from Balanced Body and was trained at Bodyline Pilates. Nicky is a Miami transplant who after years of working in Los Angeles as a graphic designer, decided to change her career and pursue her passion in Pilates. She brings her high energy to all of her sessions.
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.
Valerie is a french native who discovered pilates 10 years ago and fell in love with the method. It’s helped her stay long and lean after 15 years of gymnastics. She earned her Pilates certification thru the Physical Mind Institute with Maria Leone and looks forward to helping her clients gain awareness of their bodies while increasing core strength.
Amalia (pronounced like the movie Amelie with an "uh" on the end) was trained under the master herself, Maria Leone, and certified by Balanced Body. If she had a spirit animal, it would be a rescue dog - one that only had three legs, or one eye, or a bit of a weird thing going on with her ear (you know, when it doesn't quite stand up but doesn't quite lay flat either).
Anne was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and is a dancer trained in classical ballet and modern dance techniques. She has studied Pilates through Balanced Body under Maria.
Miku Yoshida was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her passion for dance and movement brought her to University of California of Irvine where she completed her BFA in Dance Performance in 2017. While dancing, she was introduced to Pilates as a form of cross training to her movement studies. Shortly after graduation, she completed her 45
Miku Yoshida was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Her passion for dance and movement brought her to University of California of Irvine where she completed her BFA in Dance Performance in 2017. While dancing, she was introduced to Pilates as a form of cross training to her movement studies. Shortly after graduation, she completed her 450 hour Pilates certification through Diane Diefenderfer’s Studio du Corps of Orange County.
Miku understands the power of Pilates through her own experience and clients. She empowers her clients to reach their potential, whether it’s their first class, working through an injury, or furthering their current practice.