Stephanie Gasparo, Owner
STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor
Yoga Personal Trainer
Reiki Energy Healing

Stephanie has been teaching pilates and yoga since 2000. She is Stott certified in mat pilates, reformer, cadillac, stability chairs and barrels. Stephanie’s training puts emphasis on optimal musculoskeletel performance in strength, flexibility and endurance, without risking injury or building bulk.

She has over 350 hours of yoga training and is certified through Yogafit. She is currently completing 500 hours of yoga training. Stephanie is trained in Reiki and enjoys the healthful benefits of energy healing. She has taught many strength training modalities but has found pilates and yoga to be superior for strength training, injury prevention, injury recovery and flexibility. Before she discovered her true passion for teaching the essence and principles of movement, Stephanie received her Bachelors Degree in law/paralegal studies.

Karen Nelson
STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor

After many years instructing in the health club and physical rehabilitation environments,Karen has specialized in senior fitness/wellness for over 25 years incorporating Pilates into their classes.

Trained in classical ballet during her youth the standard was set for furthering her knowledge of Pilates and received her training in both Mat and Reformer through the Stott Method.

Other certifications and education include AFAA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America), Southern California School of Yoga Science, California Community College Teaching Credential, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Art and Design.

She enjoys her “down-time” with her 2 precious grandsons, gardening, cooking for anyone and everyone, traveling, and living as mindful and creatively as possible.

April Ruffner
STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor
Certified Physical Therapy Aide
Reiki Master
Flower Essence Practitioner

April is a certified Stott Pilates instructor trained in reformer, mat, chair, arc barrels, and cadillac. She brings her enthusiasm to all of her clients. April is also a certified Yoga Instructor who is very passionate about the mind-body connection. She has a special interest in the healing  arts and is currently a Reiki Master and Flower Essence Practitioner. She has taught workshops for women throughout Southern California and loves the work that she does. April caters to a wide variety of clients from beginning to advanced. She will help you meet your specific goals!