Reformer Class Level 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.
 

Francie Rawlings

 
~ Pilates Reformer Instructor
 
Francie has been a fitness enthusiast and avid participant in a variety of sports and fitness trends over the past 20 years. She worked as a fitness instructor and personal trainer after college and parlayed her enthusiasm for training into a corporate setting. Although she currently spends her weekdays running global implementations for a Pharmaceutical company, she carves out time on the weekends for her favorite activity—Pilates.
 
Francie looks most forward to her time with her students, sharing her passion for the Reformer and its many exercises that work to lengthen and support the body. Her classes are a combination of variety and challenge that develop proper body alignment and improve core body strength. Francie came to Twisters in 2007 as a yoga student and began teaching Pilates Reformer in 2010. She is Balance Body trained in Pilates Reformer and qualified in TRX Suspension Training.

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 greater variety of Intermediate Level exercises and a more vigorous workout than Level I/II Classes. Advanced registration and payment is required. Please call 215-654-5393 for availability as space is limited to 5 people. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Wed May 24 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun May 28 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Francie Rawlings
    at Ambler
  • Wed May 31 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jun 04 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jun 07 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jun 11 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jun 14 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jun 18 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jun 21 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jun 25 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jun 28 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jul 02 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jul 05 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jul 09 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jul 12 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jul 16 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jul 19 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jul 23 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler
  • Wed Jul 26 8:30 am - 9:30 am with Merissa Zeek
    at Ambler
  • Sun Jul 30 9:00 am - 9:55 am with Abby Schiff
    at Ambler