Mom's are the harshest critics, so when I say Elise Kelley did great today during her first subbing experience, I mean it. I'm so proud of her. All the instructors I take classes with are really well trained, intuitive, and focused on better health. I love this place!
Growing up in the Southern California desert Mandy has always
lived an active and health conscious lifestyle. Her love of fitness
and optimum strength led her to pursue a career in Pilates. Working
from the inside out, being strong, feeling connected, limber, and
not being limited by our physical body, is her passion.
A graduated of Palm Desert High School, Mandy started her journey as a Pilates student in 2002. She began practicing mat Pilates after injuring her knee while traveling abroad. She realized how much Pilates helped her with her rehabilitation. She trained under Jill Cassady, Pilates Technique Certification in Santa Monica, and in 2013 completed her extensive certification program, focusing on the traditional New York classic style of Pilates.
Mandy is always looking into new ways to incorporate the classical foundation into her own style, while empowering her clients to reach past their limitations, strengthening from the core while focusing on injury prevention.
The past year Mandy's managed her own Pilates studio at the Brentwood Country Club, but her love of the desert called her home. She's now a full-time hi-desert dweller, teaching at Pilates & Arts as a subtitute instructor.