- “Physical fitness” was a household phrase in Cheryl’s family as her father was a
high school physical education teacher and coach, and always insisted that his
children remain active in sports and athletic competition.
- Cheryl has been
employed as a legal secretary, stenographer, Travel Agent, Silpada Designs
jewelry representative and mother of three children. However, Pilates has become
her passion and focus in recent years. At the same time Cheryl was taking
classes from Jodi Hainse and several other Authentic Pilates instructors as an
apprentice, she was working with her father in his rehabilitation from a
- She saw how his body and brain responded to physical
therapy while she experienced the connection between Mind, Body and Spirit that
Pilates brings. This connection and these experiences led Cheryl to enrollment
in the USPA Certification Program, attending training seminars in the
Basic/Beginner System with Somona Cipriani and the Intermediate System with
Brett Howard, Master Teacher, Certified Pilates Instructor, and Studio Director
of the Pilates Haus. She is Authentic Pilates trained in equipment and group
instruction and has Authentic Pilates teaching experience.
Lori teaches a variety of fitness classes at several locations.
She applies the principles of Pilates to all of her movement and exercise
classes because Pilates improved her own core, flexibility and fitness levels.
She is certified in Power Pilates (very similar to authentic/classical
Pilates). She has completed beginner and intermediate Power Pilates seminars
for the reformer, cadillac, and wunda chair, high chair and barrels.mat,
reformer, cadillac and wunda chair. In addition to Pilates, Lori also teaches
hi/lo cardio, step, interval training, resist-a-ball, weights and spin.
Tammy is a
life-long Rhode Island resident and a mother of two. She is also is a Licensed Massage
Therapist and has practiced for six years.
She received her certification from
the Bancroft School of Massage Therapy.
Tammy has a fully equipped massage
studio at the Personal Pilates RI location. She offers a wide range of massage
therapies, including stress management, sports massage and reiki.