SPY Pilates is proud of their Instructors, and offer the most knowledgable and professional Pilates Instructors to help you get the most out of your Pilates journey!
Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt
Michael is a certified Pilates Instructor, Pilates Teacher Trainer, Personal Trainer, gravitypilates® trainer and gravitygroup:strength trainer and Reiki Practitioner. He is a former performer, with Broadway National and International credits as a performer. Ton has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education and is a certified Pilates Instructor, Pilates Teacher Trainer, Personal Trainer, ACE Group Fitness Instructor, gravitypilates® trainer and gravitygroup:strength trainer. He is a former member of the Dutch National Gymnastics team, and former performer with International stage, film, and television credits. Click here for more infromation on Michael and Ton.
Stephanie Cusick has over 20 years of experience in specialized body conditioning methods and Holistic Health/Nutrition. She has completed multiple certifications from some of the best master trainers around the country from Los Angeles, Seattle, and Santa Fe, and Miami.
Her well rounded backround includes the complete Pilates method, Gyrotonic levels 1,2, specialty equipment, Gyrokinesis yoga, and Corealign level 1.
Her most recent certification from The Institute For Integrative Nutrition out of New York city has enabled her to practice as a Holistic Health/Nutrition coach which helps people to really obtain a completion of lifestyle wellness from what they buy at the grocery store, cook, and self care practices.
Lauren was first certified in New York City through Romana Kryanowska in 1995. Romana was one of Joe’s elders to pass on the method of study. In 2005, Lauren received another certification from Power Pilates. She has also studied through the IMX method of Pilates. Lauren enjoys teaching people and seeing the progress they can make through this method. She also still enjoys studying ballet, hiking and learning any new method of movement.
Jhessika Mendez, Classical Pilates Instructor, International Teacher Trainer
Jhessika earned a degree in Architecture and holds a certification in Classical Pilates, which makes her an Architect of the Body. She earned her certification through the Pilates Center of Las Vegas , under the direction of Elena Bartley, 2nd generation of Joseph Pilates. Jhessika is a 3rd generation (Level 4) teacher and can train advanced students to obtain their teacher certification program.
Jhessika is trained in Mat work, Reformer, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, Spine Corrector, Barrel and accessories, she has 10 years of advanced student , teacher, yoga practitioner, and aerial dance skill sets.
Bilingual English-Spanish sessions while she had her studio in Lake Chapala, Mexico. (International Experience) Drawn to Pilates by a back injury, Jhessika has experienced working with injuries and the methods most suitable for rehabilitation. Jhessika also works with pre and post natal students helping them reach their goals.
Dedicated and passionate about her clientele, is the best way to describe her, she aims at keeping the body limber and strong. Jhessika helps students get the proper alignments and benefits of the method, in their pursuit to better understand and control the wellness of their bodies, thru the practice of the Pilates Method.