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					Peak Pilates Bio’s Colleen Glenn Peak Pilates Master Trainer (Boulder, Colorado)
An innovative pioneer in Pilates‟ instructor education, 23 year veteran Colleen Glenn is the Senior Development Director and Master Trainer for Peak Pilates® in Boulder, CO. Much-requested as a presenter and educator, Colleen lectures, teaches, and consults with businesses both in the US and internationally. She is highly regarded for her knowledge in the traditional fitness methods as well as her expertise in Pilates and the integration of these with balance and wisdom. As a facilitator, her workshops provide the necessary tools to consistently provide compelling workouts for clients. Colleen has developed and contributed to numerous educational programs, including comprehensive instructor certifications, and product launches. She has been featured in periodicals, fitness books, exercise videos, and television. Vogue magazine called her “one of America‟s top 55 trainers.” Her professional accomplishments are listed in the National Registry of Who‟s Who. Colleen co-founded the Pilates Method Alliance, a nonprofit organization that sets educational standards and provides resources for Pilates‟ professionals and enthusiasts. Colleen is passionate about sharing her expertise and furthering the development of Pilates for spiritual well-being and physical health.

Cherry Herzog –Co Director Peak Pilates Regional Representative and Certified Teacher Trainer , MVe™ Teacher Trainer
Cherry is a life-long fitness enthusiast with 23 years teaching experience whose background includes instruction in aerobic dance, step, kick-boxing, weight training and Pilates .She is ACE certified and a competitive body builder.. Cherry‟s experience and skill has made her a sought after trainer in the Arlington area. Pilates has been her area of expertise since 1997 after completing her 2 year comprehensive with Colleen Glenn. Currently she is the head Pilates teacher/trainer for The Greenhouse Spa, a presenter at national conferences and is the director/owner of her studio at. Velociti Fitness League of Arlington.

Nancy Hurd –Co Director Peak Pilates Regional Representative and Certified Teacher Trainer, MVe™ Teacher Trainer
An educator since 1979, Nancy Hurd received her BFA in Dance and her MED in Movement Education from Arizona State University. She is certified through The Good Body's Pilate System under Colleen Glenn. Additionally, Nancy is certified in The Gyrotonic Expansion System®, Gyrokinesis®, and Pilates for Golf. She is listed in Who‟s Who Among America‟s Teachers and is a member of The Pilates Method Alliance. Nancy is the director and owner of The Austin Pilates Barn
Madonna Bauch - Peak Pilates Certified Teacher Trainer

Madonna is certified for Pilates mat and equipment instruction through the Good Body Pilates System under Colleen Glenn. She is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance and continues her education through PMA workshops and conferences. She holds a BFA in Dance from University of Texas at Austin. Her passion for dance keeps her dancing professionally with the local dance companies in Houston. She spent the last two and a half years overseeing the Pilates program at the Houstonian Lite.
Sonjé Mayo – Peak Pilates Level III Trainer Sonjé‟ trained as a classical ballet dancer in South Africa and England. In 1966 she was certified as a physical therapist at the University of Cape Town . Moving to NY she trained in both the Martha Graham and Cunningham Dance techniques. At the Graham School, Sonjé was first exposed to the Pilates Method. She was fortunate to meet the great Joseph Pilates in 1967 shortly before he died. Sonjé danced with the Alvin Ailey Dance Company and she also did extensive TV work. In 1992, Sonjé completed a Master‟s degree in Sports Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Her thesis dealt with injuries specific to dancers. Currently she concentrates on therapeutic teaching using her skills as a physical therapist and the Peak Pilates Method

Melody Morton - Peak Pilates Certified Teacher Trainer Melody‟s passion and message is to bring out the potential that each of us has to offer. In 2002 Melody opened The Good Space Pilates & Yoga Studio Houston, TX, A Peak Pilates Host Training facility since 2003, as well as an education center for all Pilate‟s instructors. Melody is comprehensively trained by Colleen Glenn, ThePilatesSystem, Bachelor of Arts in Modern Dance UofH-CL 1993, Co-founder Pilates Association of Houston 2007,Member of the PMA, THRSA, Arabesque Award HCC 1991, Voted Best Pilates Trainer, Shop Magazine 2003, voted best Pilates & Yoga Studio H Magazine 2005, featured Houston Chronicle „Faces in the Crowd,‟ Pilates Style, Total Body Magazine, Envy, OO2 Magazine, and Houston Family Magazine, recurring guest on Great Day Houston and Outlook Houston morning Shows, 2005 Finalist Chrysalis Award for demonstrating leadership and entrepreneurial success. Julie Williams -Peak Pilates Certified Teacher Trainer Julie has a BFA in Dance and Choreography. She is comprehensively certified in the Pilates Method though Power Pilates of New York and is Gold Certified through the Pilates Method Alliance. Julie is the founder of Pilates Educator, a company dedicated to mentoring individuals in the study and practice of the Pilates Method. With many years of anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology courses, Julie offers a variety of continuing education. She is currently the Pilates Director for BodyBusiness Health club and Spa in Austin Texas


				
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