Lauren

Certified Yoga & Barre Instructor, and Fascial Stretch Therapist II

 

Chelsea

Senior Certified Pilates, Barre, and Yoga Instructor

 

Ramona

Certified Yoga and Pilates Instructor

 

Kelsey

Certified Pilates & Barre Instructor and Fascial Stretch Therapist

 

Miranda

Certified Yoga & Pilates Instructor

The Instructors at Maiden Lane Studios

The Instruction

Experience and a high level of service. Fitness is a part of our everyday lives, and we believe that all of us deserve the “celebrity” treatment: the best instructors, a high level of attention, and genuine care.
Maiden Lane Studios carefully hires our instructors based on a number of factors. Our instructors have several years of experience working with individuals with varying needs and goals, including increasing athletic performance, rehabilitating mild to severe injuries and movement disabilities, to improving overall health and fitness.
With a focus and background in anatomy, physiology, and functional movement principles, our instructors are able to tailor sessions our clients, ensuring that they are functional and effective. And very importantly, our instructors and staff are professional, warm, and passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.

Brigitte

Senior Certified Pilates Instructor
The newest edition to our Pilates team, Brigitte, has a BA in social psychology from UCLA and Pilates certification from The Physical Mind Institute. She has had the good fortune of studying with both first generation Joseph Pilates classical Master Instructors who are known as the ‘Pilates elders,’ as well as second generation Master Instructors.

Corrie

Certified Pilates Instructor
Corrie believes it is the nuances of Pilates that facilitate deep, restorative, and strengthening results; making it a unique and universally applicable compliment to other specialty sports, as well as an important aid in performing everyday tasks.

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Kelsey

Director of Instruction, Master Certified Pilates & Booty Barre® Instructor, Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist – Level II
Kelsey hails from a family of coaches and athletes of every variety in Central California. She found her initial passion in volleyball and was recruited to play at the University of California, San Diego. Kelsey has worked with clientèle of all ages, with a wide range of needs. She has seen elite athletes, to clients with severe Fibromyalgia, and women who are in their pre- and post natal stages of life. She also helped develop a “Pilates for Pain” program with a chiropractic and physical therapy firm which focuses on assisting clients on working out and moving functionally after being discharged from physical therapy.
Pilates instructors in San Francisco

Amanda

Senior Certified Pilates & Booty Barre® Instructor
Teaching for 10 years, Amanda has worked with clients of all ranges, from pre/post natal, to athletes, to post surgery rehab. With her extensive experience, she only further sees the benefits that Pilates brings to clients dealing with aging, chronic pain, injury and rehabilitation.
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Miranda

Senior Certified Pilates & Yoga Instructor
Miranda is a passionate advocate of the complimenting disciplines of Pilates and yoga. Her classes combine the focus, breath and mindset of yoga while maintaining the detail of Pilates instruction. She is dedicated to sharing the joy, challenges and rewards of deep conscious movement with her students.

Barre and Yoga instructor in San Francisco

Lauren

Certified Yoga & Booty Barre® Instructor, Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist – Level II
In addition to teaching over 1500 classes in the U.S. and internationally in Canada, France, and Denmark, she practices yoga daily, finding new challenges and inspiration in every session. Lauren helps her students develop by encouraging them to strengthen their ability to focus, staying in each moment with awareness. She finds that calling for mindfulness and humility not only deepens their understanding of yoga but creates an environment of acceptance and support. Her students learn that proficiency in yoga is not based merely on increased flexibility and strength.
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Ramona

Certified Yoga Instructor, Pilates Instructor
Ramona found yoga as a way to balance her hectic life as a young attorney. First introduced to yoga in the 90’s, she began a daily practice in 2008 to support her busy and active lifestyle. Ramona’s love for the practice grew as she learned that the study of yoga, and with it the discovery of the mind and body, could last more than a lifetime. This led her to deepen her study of yoga through a comprehensive teacher training with Maile Sivert and Caroline Kelley at The Mindful Body in San Francisco. It was also at this time that Ramona began Mysore-style Ashtanga and meditation practices that continue to bring awareness and philosophical insight to her study.
Senior Yoga instructor in San Francisco

Michelle

Certified Yoga Instructor
Michelle has studied various styles of yoga including Hatha, Iyengar and Restorative Yoga. She is an E-RYT with Yoga Alliance and teaches energetic classes focused around breathing, alignment and fluid movement. Michelle’s classes focus on practicing acceptance and gratitude in the studio, while bringing the benefits of yoga into all aspects of your life and athletic endeavors.

Yoga instructor in San Francisco

Monika

Certified Yoga Instructor
The first time Monika took a yoga class, she was immediately hooked. Always questioning ‘how’ and ‘why’ in life, she decided to take a teacher training course to discover more about yoga. After the first week of training, she realized she’s been a yogi all her life. Monika embraces living in the present, unconditional love, empathy, forgiveness, and gratitude. She co-owns and operates one of San Francisco’s longest running independent event promotion and production companies in the City and brings her ear for music and her everlasting energy to class.
Pilates instructor in San Francisco

Kristen

Pilates Instructor
Kristen initially found Pilates in her hometown of Boston in 2005. After spending many of her high school and college years dancing classical ballet, Kristen gravitated to the precise and targeted movements of the Pilates repertoire. When Kristen relocated to the Bay Area in October 2013, she found Maiden Lane Studios, where she felt completely at home. With the encouragement of Kelsey and the MLS staff, Kristen began her journey to complete her certification through Body Arts and Sciences (BASI) in May 2014. She is excited to share her knowledge with MLS students.
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Lisa

Certified Pilates Instructor
A lifelong fitness enthusiast, athlete and reformed cardio-addict, Lisa had tried just about every fitness class and workout trend. After running numerous marathons, half marathons, and even one 24 hour all night race, Lisa was sidelined with a foot injury that translated across her body to a gait issue. Through the incredible help of physical therapy, Lisa discovered Pilates and was able to relieve pain and become stronger, leaner and more flexible.

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Chelsea

Senior Certified Pilates, Barre, and Yoga Instructor
Chelsea was Balanced Body certified in 2012 and continued her education with a barre certification in 2014. After four years of teaching, she has refined her style to be both fun and challenging for her students, and aims to energize them to reach their maximum potential. Chelsea believes that through breath and functional movement one can achieve balance and peace of mind.
Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist and instructor in San Francisco

Pat

Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist – Level II
Pat has a passionate and uplifting style of teaching. He emphasizes that any practice is about creating a relationship of communication, understanding, and mindfulness with our own bodies. He found Fascial Stretch Therapy at a critical point in his journey to heal from a sports related injury, and the results were so profound that he decided to learn the craft himself. He uses his own experiences as a patient/client to connect with and educate his own clients and students.
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Jackie

Certified Yoga Instructor
With nearly a decade of her own personal yoga practice, Jackie bows in gratitude for what yoga has selflessly given her. Her classes aim to provide a creative, playful sequence while also honing in on proper alignment. By bringing awareness to the breath and cultivating mindfulness, Jackie encourages her students to take the tools they learn on their mat out into the world.

The team at Maiden Lane Studios takes pride in creating an environment that is welcoming, fun, and supportive for new clients and long-time regulars alike. Each instructor is dedicated to bringing out the best in every student, no matter his or her level. Visiting Maiden Lane Studios is both a treat and an essential part of my health and wellbeing.

Jennifer | San Francisco

Maiden Lane Studios is the absolute best for Pilates and Barre Classes in San Francisco. I was introduced to the studio last year through lululemon and so glad I found my go-to place for an incredible strength training workout.

Jill | San Francisco

Maiden Lane Studios is clean, well-appointed, with the latest in Pilates equipment. The instructors are knowledgeable, gracious and encouraging, and sticklers for correct form (as well they should be), and they push you to your limits but not over, which is right where I like to be.

GW | San Marcos

I LOVE THIS PLACE! I am not a fan of regular “gyms” and prefer more boutique style and this is it! I’m returning to exercising after an injury/surgery and they have taken great care of me. Making sure to adjust accordingly in each of the classes.

Renee | San Francisco