Stephanie Westberg is a Senior Pilates Instructor who works with individuals of all fitness levels to encourage functional movement. Stephanie believes Pilates is foundational work that will build strength as well as balance. Stephanie uses the method of Pilates to build strong core, as well as, a kinetic awareness of the body. Stephanie believes with the kinetic connection we can direct where and how our body moves. Stephanie has practiced and taught Pilates for over 10 years and has owned and operated her own Pilates Studios and now works with many studios in the DMV area. Stephanie holds a bridge certification from Balance Body and is preparing to become PMA certified. Stephanie additionally holds a bachelors degree in Hotel Restaurant Management from Boston University.
Karla Brooks is a native Washingtonian. She graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she majored in classical ballet. She danced professionally for over a decade with various ballet companies throughout the states. Karla was introduced to the Pilates discipline during her dance career. She has over 20 years of personal Pilates practice and teaching experience.
Seungah “Sung” Choi’s passion for dance and physical movement encouraged her to study at the University of Calgary, Canada where she gained her Bachelor of Arts in Dance in 2009. Her first introduction to Pilates was during her University yearswhere she was strongly intrigued by the philosophy of Pilates and her interest in the whole body system grew. She completed her Pilates Instructor Training programs through PHI Pilates ofPittsburgh, PA in 2015. She is a certified PMA Pilates Teacher who has taught classes ranging in size from private to large groups in South Korea the last few years at schools, studios and hospitals.
She has lived in four different countries which has given her a better understanding of people from different cultures, backgrounds and learning styles. She uses this knowledge to build connections with and to tailor her teaching style to each individual client. When teaching, she is motivated to help her clients become healthier and happier while finding the balance within themselves. Outside the classroom, she enjoys running, oil painting, and exploring new places. She also loves animals especially her dog, Liz.