Meet Our Instructors
Our Pilates instructor, Crissy, taught high school physical science and biology for 13 years. She stumbled upon Pilates while seeking release from physical pain and weight loss. Pain-free and 30 pounds lighter she was hooked! She has been a certified instructor since 2002. She’s the proud mother of a Robert Morris University student. In her spare time she volunteers at a wildlife center and is a mom to several dogs and cats who are all rescues.
Erica (who has gone by the stage name, The Moon Goddess) has been bellydancing since 2014. She has previously performed Advanced Hip Hop at The Lakeland Center in Florida. Erica has performed as a professional belly dancer at The Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival for several years and in several holiday parades in Pittsburgh. She has been hired to perform at a multitude of establishments, parties and events. She teaches privately and is now giving a belly dance class at SoL for skills, shimmying, friends, and fun!
Jackie has been practicing Tai Chi for 10 years. In 2016, she became a member of the International Yang Family Tai Chi Chaun Association. She attended a Hand Form seminar conducted by Master Yang Jun in Royal Oak, Michigan. Additionally, she received a Level 1 rank with the association. Jackie also holds a 3rd degree black belt in Shoheiryu karate. She enjoys taking care of her Lavender and herb gardens and maintains a holistic approach to life.
Serafina is a
E-RYT200 yoga instructor and has completed additional trainings in pranayama, trauma informed practices, meditation, anatomy & physiology, and restorative yoga. Serafina is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and a nanny to her nephew Paul.