Maria Andresino

Owner, Senior Pilates Teacher, Personal Trainer 

… was in corporate America for 15 years (and teaching aerobics for fun!) After being laid off in the late 90’s, she spent 2 months in Maui earning a Personal Training Certification. She then moved to San Francisco where she completed her initial Pilates Certification from PhysicalMind through Jean Sullivan (now ITT Training.)

She’s been working in the fitness industry for over 30 years in a variety of settings including big and small gyms, private studios, physical therapy offices, and in-home training. She holds over 10 certifications and has worked with athletes, dancers, singers, celebrities, and kids.  She has experience with pre & post natal clients; and those with a wide range of injuries and chronic diseases with a special focus on spinal issues, Osteoporosis, and Hypermobility Syndrome (including Ehlers Danlos Syndrome – EDS).

Clary Healy

Senior Pilates Teacher, Heritage Training Graduate

… completed her original Teacher Training Certification from Jen McWalters Studio Teacher Training Program in 2007. She received her Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certification in 2009 and maintains her Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher designation (NCPT).

Like many Pilates teachers, Clary is an education junkie and has continued her studies with Master Teachers all over the country with particular expertise in helping clients recover from spinal issues, Osteoporosis, Diastasis Recti and other postnatal issues.  Clary Is a 2022 graduate of the Heritage Training — A post-graduate program for Pilates Professionals taught by Cara Reeser which offers extensive training in the philosophy, vocabulary, techniques, and teaching tools passed along to Cara from Kathy Grant – a 1st generation student of  Joseph and Clara PIlates.

Amy Cardin

Senior Pilates Teacher

Amy first fell in love with Pilates as a kid while studying classical and contemporary ballet in Orange County, California. She spent her summers training with the American Ballet Theatre and was on track to become a professional dancer before a severe injury ended her dance career. After surgery, it was Pilates that aided in her recovery and allowed her to remain actively involved in fitness. After college Amy became a certified Personal Trainer, Zumba, and POUND Pro instructor, but it’s Pilates that continues to be her professional passion.

Wendy Pucci

Pilates Teacher

…is a Rhode Island native who calls herself a “late bloomer” when it comes to fitness. For her prior career, Wendy worked in the Culinary Arts as a private chef aboard yachts; at ski chalets in the Alps; and on English Estates. She and her husband worked as a Captain and Cook team on charters cruising the East Coast, Bahamas, Caribbean and Mexico. 

After 16 years of taking care of everyone else, Wendy retired from her culinary career in 2006. She had her first taste of Pilates, Barre, and Lagree studying in Ft. Lauderdale, Fl and Seattle, WA and was quickly hooked by the way it changed her body. 

Lindsey Corrado Pilates teacher at Mind 2 Body Fitness in Providence RI.

Lindsey Corrado

Pilates Teacher, Diploma of Clinical Pilates

Looking for a change after spending her younger years as a dancer, Lindsey’s passion for Pilates began in college when she visited the original Joseph Pilates studio in Becket, Massachusetts. She loved the connection of pilates with dance and transitioned easily into the Matwork. When she moved to the Middle East, she was introduced to the Reformer and quickly saw the benefits of the entire Pilates repertoire. Lindsey became a fully-certified instructor in 2017 through Stott Pilates to share her love of the method with others.

In 2022 Lindsey completed the Diploma of Clinical Pilates from Raphael Bender at Breathe Education in Australia – an intensive year-long program with a deep focus on science-based rehabilitation, pain and injury, whole person approaches and developing coherent clinical framework to help with rehabilitating any client! Graduates of this program are movement coaches skilled in dealing with  the following conditions: Breast cancer, diastasis recti, scoliosis, hip replacement, ACL surgery and knee replacement, tendinopathy, osteoarthritis and osteoporosis, stenosis, bulging discs, sciatica, ankylosing spondylitis, rotator cuff tears, and frozen shoulder/shoulder impingement. 

Experts in high-quality education

Niki Tattersfield

Pilates Teacher

Niki has been teaching for over a decade, having opened her own home studio where she has been using Pilates to help her clients recover from surgery or injury so they can return to their active lives outside of the studio.  

Niki found Pilates through a friend and, after being a client for a couple years, decided to become a teacher. She completed her initial apprenticeship through the Jen McWalters Teacher Training Program. Like all teachers, Niki has never stopped learning and has focused on an expanded knowledge of anatomy and functional movement patterns; attending many workshops with esteemed teachers from across the globe.

Eve Kerrigan Pilates teacher at Mind 2 Body Fitness

Eve Kerrigan

Pilates Teacher

Eve Kerrigan is a former dancer, coast-to-coast Instructor, Teacher Trainer and superstar mom! Eve began taking Pilates in NYC in the late 90’s. She quickly realized that this was the same conditioning exercise she had done in dance classes years before and was excited to be reacquainted with the technique. Eve went on to study Pilates and certify through Body Awareness Studio in Atlanta in 2002. 

She then moved to Los Angeles where she honed her skills under studio owners Mari Winsor, Sue Aglietti and Carlos Requeijo before opening her own studio, Reform School Pilates in Santa Monica, CA. At her studio, Eve partnered with a Physical Therapist to build and deliver a Pilates teacher training program for healthcare providers. 

Eva Gutman

Pilates Teacher

Eva began as a dancer at a young age in the Virginia Williams Ballet Studio — which became the Boston Ballet Company. In college her focus turned to education and she became a secondary school foreign language teacher (French.) While raising her children and teaching, she was active in several forms of physical exercise and eventually became a Certified Group Instructor and later a Personal Trainer. 

While taking Mat Pilates classes, she knew she had found where she belonged and became certified in Mat. She then continued her training in Pilates Reformer with Jen McWalters, and taught privates, semi-privates and classes at CORE Fitness in Providence.

Emily Chen

Apprentice Teacher

Emily is currently completing her 300+ Apprentice hours for the Balanced Body Comprehensive Training Certification through Boston Body Pilates. She works a full-time job as a Marketing Mix Analyst helping customers make sound decisions based on their specific market data. She’ll be available for apprentice sessions at Mind 2 Body Fitness on evenings and weekends.

Emily was born in the US, but her family roots are from Taishan, China. She speaks fluent Mandarin and Taishanese — and can teach Pilates in these languages!

Amanda Cole

Personal Trainer

Amanda is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Functional Range Conditioning® Mobility Specialist, Pre/post-Natal Exercise Specialist, Somatic Exercise Instructor, and Registered Yoga Teacher. Amanda believes that we can reach whatever health and fitness goals we desire without the “no pain, no gain” mentality but rather through learning to move our bodies in ways that promote strength, resilience, and adaptability. Basically, ways to keep our bodies and minds happy and healthy for the long haul.