Carissa  Cangiolosi

Senior Pilates Instructor

A STOTT-certified pilates instructor, Carissa brings her enthusiasm for proper technique and focused exercise into every session. She enjoys educating her students so they can become as passionate about the method as she is. As a new mom herself, she enjoys helping postnatal women get back into shape and connecting to their cores.

Lisa Milner

Senior Pilates Instructor

Lisa has followed her passion for fitness and wellness with formal pilates training thru Peak Pilates and Balanced Body as well as personal training certified with NETA (National Education and Training Association), Group Exercise Instruction thru AFAA (American Fitness and Aerobics Association), TRX certified, Schwinn Cycle certified, Bosu certified and Les Mills Body Pump and CX works certified. 

Our Staff

Susan Russell

Senior Pilates Instructor

Multitalented as an attorney, real estate agent and pilates instructor, it's obvious within the first moments in a class or session where her passion lies. Her energy and can-do attitude motivates clients to challenge themselves. Susan is a STOTT-certified pilates instructor with a commitment to a healthy lifestyle for herself and her clients. 

Jennifer Anzelmo

Master Pilates Instructor

Jennifer has owned Barrington-based mind-body studio Transformotion since 2001. Jennifer is among a select few graduates of the Passing the Torch Mentorship Program with Pilates Elder Mary Bowen, who worked and trained directly with late Pilates creator Joseph Pilates. A certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor since 1990, Jennifer has trained and/or holds certifications with Peak Pilates, Pilates Academy International (as an Instructor Trainer); PhysicalMind Institute; Pilates Coach (as a Master Trainer); Balanced Body and the American Council on Exercise. Jennifer is a former competitive figure skater and a member of a competitive pompon team that took her skills to the next generation as head pompon coach at Fenton High School.

Caroline Schaefer

Senior Trainer

Expertise: Personal Training, Pilates Mat, TRX

Carol Teel

Senior Pilates Instructor

Expertise: Pilates, Cycling

Gwen Weibel

Principal Pilates Instructor

Certified pilates instructor and physical therapist Gwen Weibel is especially skilled at working with physically challenged clients and individuals seeking pain reduction and post-injury healing.

An accomplished educator, Gwen works to increase the number of teachers helping those with disabilities. She has taught a specially designed pilates course for physical and occupational therapists enrolled at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where she worked as an outpatient and research therapist. 

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