TEACHERS

Randi Moore, PMA-CPT® — Owner & Teacher   Randi's vision for Rooted Pilates is a welcoming and focused space for students of all backgrounds, at any skill level, and in every stage of life to learn and practice the Pilates method. Her work is rooted in the desire to translate the Pilates method to be efficient and responsive to the ways that individual bodies function best.  Randi started practicing Pilates in 2003. In the years since, the Pilates method has been essential in expanding her body’s potential for strength, flexibility, and movement. Randi began her teaching journey in 2008 under Stacy Sims and continued her training through Balanced Body. Most recently, Randi was selected into The Heritage Training ® , an intensive, post-graduate training program dedicated to the teachings and philosophies of first-generation master teacher Kathy Grant and led by her long-time student and Pilates educator,  Cara Reeser .  Randi is a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher and a Prenatal/Postpartum Pilates Specialist through the  Center for Women’s Fitness .

Randi Moore, PMA-CPT® — Owner & Teacher

Randi's vision for Rooted Pilates is a welcoming and focused space for students of all backgrounds, at any skill level, and in every stage of life to learn and practice the Pilates method. Her work is rooted in the desire to translate the Pilates method to be efficient and responsive to the ways that individual bodies function best.

Randi started practicing Pilates in 2003. In the years since, the Pilates method has been essential in expanding her body’s potential for strength, flexibility, and movement. Randi began her teaching journey in 2008 under Stacy Sims and continued her training through Balanced Body. Most recently, Randi was selected into The Heritage Training®, an intensive, post-graduate training program dedicated to the teachings and philosophies of first-generation master teacher Kathy Grant and led by her long-time student and Pilates educator, Cara Reeser.

Randi is a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher and a Prenatal/Postpartum Pilates Specialist through the Center for Women’s Fitness.

 
 

Karla Brooks — Certified Pilates Teacher   Karla Brooks is a native Washingtonian. She graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she majored in classical ballet. She danced professionally for over a decade with various ballet companies throughout the states. Karla was introduced to the Pilates discipline during her dance career. Karla was a member of the teaching faculty at Body Arts and Science International (BASI), an internationally recognized certifying organization. She remains a featured model in many of BASI's study guides and manuals. Karla's fitness background includes certifications from the American Council on Exercise (Health Coach) Healthy Mom's Fitness (Perinatal Specialist) and BASI (Comprehensive Pilates).

Karla Brooks — Certified Pilates Teacher

Karla Brooks is a native Washingtonian. She graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she majored in classical ballet. She danced professionally for over a decade with various ballet companies throughout the states. Karla was introduced to the Pilates discipline during her dance career. Karla was a member of the teaching faculty at Body Arts and Science International (BASI), an internationally recognized certifying organization. She remains a featured model in many of BASI's study guides and manuals. Karla's fitness background includes certifications from the American Council on Exercise (Health Coach) Healthy Mom's Fitness (Perinatal Specialist) and BASI (Comprehensive Pilates).

Rachel Lopez — Apprentice Pilates Teacher   Rachel loves introducing students to the powerful practice of Pilates. Her classes are accessible and challenging for all bodies, while her clear cueing helps students find more ease and strength. She delights in students’ ‘aha’ moments as they build strength over a continued practice.  Rachel started her Pilates practice in 2013 after her physical therapist recommended the exercise to maintain the benefits physical therapy had on her ailing lower back and related nerve pain. Since then, her weekly Pilates practice enables her to cycle, row, and run with a happy and strong back. Rachel completed her Classical Mat Training with Mariska Breland in 2016 and is taking her comprehensive training through BASI in 2018.

Rachel Lopez — Apprentice Pilates Teacher

Rachel loves introducing students to the powerful practice of Pilates. Her classes are accessible and challenging for all bodies, while her clear cueing helps students find more ease and strength. She delights in students’ ‘aha’ moments as they build strength over a continued practice.

Rachel started her Pilates practice in 2013 after her physical therapist recommended the exercise to maintain the benefits physical therapy had on her ailing lower back and related nerve pain. Since then, her weekly Pilates practice enables her to cycle, row, and run with a happy and strong back. Rachel completed her Classical Mat Training with Mariska Breland in 2016 and is taking her comprehensive training through BASI in 2018.

Jeneva Hinojosa— Certified Pilates Teacher   As a trained dancer, Jeneva Hinojosa was first introduced to Pilates at age 17 during a summer intensive program at the Alvin Ailey School. Later as a young adult she was comprehensively trained in Pilates apparatus and Mat by Kim Kuznitz and Megan Frummer in New York City and continued to teach private and small group Pilates classes at various studios and health clubs for eight years. Jeneva has experience training a wide range of populations and truly believes in the benefits of Pilates, relying on a regular practice to reduce pain, muscle tightness and maintain flexibility.

Jeneva Hinojosa— Certified Pilates Teacher

As a trained dancer, Jeneva Hinojosa was first introduced to Pilates at age 17 during a summer intensive program at the Alvin Ailey School. Later as a young adult she was comprehensively trained in Pilates apparatus and Mat by Kim Kuznitz and Megan Frummer in New York City and continued to teach private and small group Pilates classes at various studios and health clubs for eight years. Jeneva has experience training a wide range of populations and truly believes in the benefits of Pilates, relying on a regular practice to reduce pain, muscle tightness and maintain flexibility.


Jaime Michel — Certified Pilates Teacher   Jaime Michel has been a Certified Pilates teacher for over 10 years. She was introduced to Pilates in 1998, after being injured in a car accident which left her unable to dance. Determined to dance again, Jaime used the Pilates method to heal and strengthen her body. During this time, she fell in love with Pilates and completed her Pilates certification in 2003 at the Ellie Herman Studio in San Francisco. Jaime’s teaching experience includes working with clients who have special rehabilitative needs, as well as clients who desire to improve their level of fitness in general. Her teaching style emphasizes core strength and proper alignment while engaging in exercises to increase overall strength and flexibility.

Jaime Michel — Certified Pilates Teacher

Jaime Michel has been a Certified Pilates teacher for over 10 years. She was introduced to Pilates in 1998, after being injured in a car accident which left her unable to dance. Determined to dance again, Jaime used the Pilates method to heal and strengthen her body. During this time, she fell in love with Pilates and completed her Pilates certification in 2003 at the Ellie Herman Studio in San Francisco. Jaime’s teaching experience includes working with clients who have special rehabilitative needs, as well as clients who desire to improve their level of fitness in general. Her teaching style emphasizes core strength and proper alignment while engaging in exercises to increase overall strength and flexibility.

Emily Moore — Certified Pilates Teacher   Emily Moore is a fully-certified STOTT Pilates instructor originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest. She discovered Pilates as a senior in high school and quickly fell in love with its rigorous-yet-intuitive approach to movement and the body. Teaching since 2012, Emily has worked with a wide-range of clients, including individuals with neurological conditions and chronic illness, as well as those looking to increase their strength and flexibility while learning about their body through movement. Her current interests include therapeutic analysis and assessment and fascia, both of which she has explored through a number of workshops and courses. Outside the studio, you will find her exploring her new city (free museums!), practicing Pilates and yoga, and working towards her Master's in Library Science.

Emily Moore — Certified Pilates Teacher

Emily Moore is a fully-certified STOTT Pilates instructor originally hailing from the Pacific Northwest. She discovered Pilates as a senior in high school and quickly fell in love with its rigorous-yet-intuitive approach to movement and the body. Teaching since 2012, Emily has worked with a wide-range of clients, including individuals with neurological conditions and chronic illness, as well as those looking to increase their strength and flexibility while learning about their body through movement. Her current interests include therapeutic analysis and assessment and fascia, both of which she has explored through a number of workshops and courses. Outside the studio, you will find her exploring her new city (free museums!), practicing Pilates and yoga, and working towards her Master's in Library Science.

Lauren Ulrich — Mat Pilates Instructor   Lauren has been practicing Pilates since 2008 when she discovered a beautiful studio down the street from her alma mater, Davidson College in North Carolina. Later on in 2016, she stumbled upon Rooted Pilates while walking around the Hill East neighborhood and was immediately captivated by Randi’s welcoming and individual-focused approach to the practice. After several months of assisting Randi with social media and events, Lauren was offered one on one teacher training and mentorship by Randi. Lauren is still on her way to becoming a fully certified instructor. Her goal as a Pilates instructor is to work with restaurant and hospitality workers, helping them to care for their bodies as much as they care for their guests. Outside of the studio, Lauren is an avid theater goer and especially loves musicals!

Lauren Ulrich — Mat Pilates Instructor

Lauren has been practicing Pilates since 2008 when she discovered a beautiful studio down the street from her alma mater, Davidson College in North Carolina. Later on in 2016, she stumbled upon Rooted Pilates while walking around the Hill East neighborhood and was immediately captivated by Randi’s welcoming and individual-focused approach to the practice. After several months of assisting Randi with social media and events, Lauren was offered one on one teacher training and mentorship by Randi. Lauren is still on her way to becoming a fully certified instructor. Her goal as a Pilates instructor is to work with restaurant and hospitality workers, helping them to care for their bodies as much as they care for their guests. Outside of the studio, Lauren is an avid theater goer and especially loves musicals!

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Teacher Training at Rooted Pilates

Interested in becoming a comprehensively-trained Pilates teacher? Our first Pure Body Teacher Training class will be getting started at Rooted in July 2019! Learn more about the program and how to register here at https://www.purebodyteachertraining.com/locations/.

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