Reformer Class Level I/II


This class is taught by:

Merissa Zeek

 
~ Pilates Reform Instructor / Pilates Mat Instructor / Barre Instructor
 
Merissa has been instructing since June of 2008. She is a certified IM=X Pilates instructor, and also teaches Balanced Body Wunda Chair, Barre Class, as well as mat Pilates.
 
Merissa enjoys expanding her education and training to further progress her clients.
 

Alexis Frankel

 
Alexis joined the Twisters staff as a Spinning Instructor in 2012 and has now found a home teaching Reformer Pilates at the Ambler studio annex. Alexis, a former Latin teacher, has appropriated her teaching skills to the discipline of pilates and enjoys bringing new and varied challenges to her clients. Particularly interested in the connection of form and function, Alexis focuses on teaching the proper bio-mechanics to ensure that each exercise achieves the greatest effectiveness for each person.
 
In addition to teaching pilates at Twisters, Alexis enjoys working with students of all ages and pursuing all disciplines as a private tutor in the Philadelphia area.

Abby Schiff

 
~ Yoga Instructor/ Pilates Reformer Instructor/ Pilates Mat Instructor
 
Abby can usually be found teaching Pilates Reformer at Twister’s Pilates Annex directly down the street from the Ambler yoga/barre studios. Although Abby initially trained as a yoga instructor and started teaching at Twisters in 2007, she has transitioned her practice to combine pilates, yoga and barre and uses these various disciplines to tailor specific workouts for her clients' physical issues and goals.
 
Abby has been involved in the fitness arena for most of her life-- teaching aerobics, personal training and taking dance classes. She has completed several hundred hours of yoga training earning various certifications and is an active yoga practitioner. Abby has supplemented her background by taking Pilates trainings with Sylvia Byrd-Leitner and Joy Puleo earning teaching certifications from Balanced Body University including: Pilates Reformer and Movement Principles I, Reformer II Module, Mat I and Movement Principles, and most recently, Ballet Barre Instructor training.
 
While Abby has taught in numerous studios, schools, corporations and other venues in the Philadelphia suburbs as well as the New Jersey shore, Twisters is her home where she practices the same techniques that she shares with her students. She looks forward to working with other yoga practitioners to help them enhance their practice using the benefits of Pilates.
These classes offer a variety of Beginner to Intermediate Level exercises. Advanced registration and payment is required. Please call 215-654-5393 for availability as space is limited to 5 people. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Mar 27 8:30 am - 9:25 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Tue Mar 28 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Wed Mar 29 5:45 pm - 6:40 pm with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Thu Mar 30 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Sun Apr 02 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Mon Apr 03 8:30 am - 9:25 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Tue Apr 04 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Wed Apr 05 5:45 pm - 6:40 pm with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Thu Apr 06 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Sat Apr 08 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Apr 09 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Mon Apr 10 8:30 am - 9:25 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Tue Apr 11 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Wed Apr 12 5:45 pm - 6:40 pm with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Thu Apr 13 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler
  • Sat Apr 15 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Apr 16 10:00 am - 10:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Mon Apr 17 8:30 am - 9:25 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Tue Apr 18 10:30 am - 11:25 am with Alexis Frankel
    at Ambler