Instructors

ELKE

Elke is the owner of Power Pilates in Tustin since April 2016.
Growing up in Germany, Elke started her fitness career at age 17 after she had been diagnosed with slight scoliosis. Soon she decided to become a fitness and aerobics instructor teaching various formats like Step Aerobics, Kick-boxing, and Bodypump. She also competed in the Germany Nationals for Bodybuilding. After having moved to the United States in 2000 she found her love for Pilates and became Stott certified in  Pilates.

Elke has had her own private studio for 10 years in Costa Mesa and has been teaching Pilates for groups, as well as private sessions for “special needs” clients.  She loves to help clients to increase mobility,  get stronger and improve flexibility!

She also is a Personal Trainer and likes to integrate Cardio and Weight Training classes into her programs with certain clients.

MEGAN

Megan White

Bikram yoga certifified- 2010
Trx certified- 2015
Basi pilates certified- 2016
Megan loves to teach challenging exercises on the reformer incorporating small props and hand weights for a full body workout. She is available for private sessions on most afternoons during the week after 2pm.

JODI

Jodi Adamo

Former Pilates studio owner of 12 years.  Pilates certified through the Ron Fletcher method and BASI Pilates.  Certified personal trainer through NESTA.   Always continuing her education in the fitness industry by attending conventions and workshops annually.  Another fun fact is she was a former professional dancer with LA Lakers girls and LA Clippers Spirit.

SHEELA

Sheela’s Pilates journey began over 10 years ago when she discovered Pilates as an alternative form of rehabilitation and strengthening for her back injuries. She is a BASI Certified Pilates Instructor who focuses on form while offering a full body challenging workout. Sheela also has a background in Classical Indian Dance and Yoga. She enjoys hiking, bike riding and loves the outdoors. Sheela’s passion for Pilates helped her tremendously through the years and she continues to learn more each day through her practice and teaching.

DAN

Dan is a retired engineering professional; he enjoys teaching Pilates as a second career and employing his sense of humor and communication skills while instructing and edifying clients in the Pilates Method.  Dan is a graduate of the BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Certification Program, he is PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) certified and is also certified through Carolyne Anthony with The Center for Women’s Fitness to teach Pilates to prenatal and postnatal clients. Dan is experienced in teaching clients of all ages from their early 20’s to clients in their golden years.

ASHLEY IRAE

I have been practicing Pilates and yoga for 4 years and teaching for 2 1/2. I was a gymnast in my early youth for 10 years which lead me to my passion for yoga and Pilates later on the road. I am certified Balanced Body through Fullerton College Comprehebsive Teach Training Program. I am here to spread my own healing and light through helping and holding space for others to find their own healing. Reggae music is my primary passion as well, being a singer/song writer and musician myself.

STEPHANIE

Stephanie Locke received her Pilates certification with Body Arts and Science International in 2013. As former competitive gymnast, Stephanie discovered the overall benefits of Pilates while attending California State University, Fullerton, where she received her Bachelors degree in Communication. Stephanie’s passion for Pilates and drive to learn more about the method and industry grew after college. She was awarded the Kathy Grant Memorial Scholarship for the BASI Pilates Teacher Training program and soon after she joined the BASI Pilates team as the Marketing Manager and later taking on the role as Director of Teacher Training for Club Pilates. Throughout her career, Stephanie continues to grow in her practice and strives to help her clients achieve their health and fitness goals through the Principles of Pilates.