Michelle Taylor

Michelle is a certified fitness instructor and personal trainer, as well as a registered massage practitioner. She has a love of learning and actively continues to educate herself on new techniques to enhance her healing skills. Michelle works on an intuitive level. In her classes, she uses a variety of bodywork techniques to help the […]

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Yonghee Schaffer

After being an avid yoga student and fitness enthusiast for many years, Yonghee became a teacher of Les Mills’ BodyPump, followed by yoga. Yonghee has taught Yoga Sculpt and completed her 200-hour RYT in 2016 with CorePower Yoga in Baltimore. The practice of yoga stretched and strengthened Yonghee’s body and brought balance, harmony, and life […]

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Beth MacMullan

Beth began practicing yoga to complement her energetic running and spinning habits in the early 2000s.  Eventually, yoga became a primary focus, and the benefits of this practice began to transform her life. Beth’s own practice of many different styles of yoga — coupled with the desire to share the benefits of yoga with her […]

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Jill Kitko Bernard

Jill has been a CA member since 2007, holds degrees in psychology and dietetics, and completed certification as a health and wellness coach from Maryland University of Integrative Health. Jill’s passion for fitness has led her to try every type of fitness class and dive in to instruct when possible — including as a personal trainer […]

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Katie Huber (RYT 500, e-RYT 200, RCYT)

Katie discovered yoga while living in New York City in 1999 and has practiced various styles ever since. She fell in love with the way it combined her background of years of dancing and competitive athletics with a sense of peace and calm.   In 2010, the desire to deepen her practice led Katie to […]

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Margaret (Peggy) Hoffman

Peggy’s movement background started in dance — she still has the pointe shoes for show! — and came to include cycling, swimming, and group exercise to expand her creative fitness outlets. You’ll still find Peggy in the dance studio, but often in the pool, cycling studio, or on the trail. She has taught aqua and […]

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Franchesca Smallwood

Pilates Instructor Pilates is for everybody! From the person recovering from surgery needing to regain physical ability to the well-trained athlete looking to enhance performance, all can benefit from Pilates. Pilates is a personal investment that yields physical and mental benefits for a lifetime! Also, it is a journey that leads to self-awareness and total-body […]

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Abril Istre

Haven on the Lake Team Leader Abril.Istre@ColumbiaAssociation.org I believe that happiness comes from within. Through Pilates, yoga and meditation, we can keep our mind and body healthy and enjoy life to its fullest. Consistency is the key, along with setting realistic goals and timelines in order to develop new habits. Take one day at a […]

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Vicki Burns

Pilates Instructor Vicki.Burns@ColumbiaAssociation.org We strive to offer the highest quality of instruction with a variety of classes, programs and instructors to meet the needs of class participants. I personally look forward to helping participants reach their goals through fitness and Pilates while having fun. Congratulations on getting started! This is the first step in a […]

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Susan Bisson

Pilates Instructor Susan.Bisson@ColumbiaAssociation.org I believe that movement heals. Through movement, anyone — whether an elite athlete or a person new to exercise — can reap the benefits of Pilates. Pilates will increase strength, tone, flexibility and alignment in the participant’s body. Begin with a mat class. Start with the modifications you are shown and build […]

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Pat Stewart

Master Pilates Instructor Pat.Stewart@ColumbiaAssociation.org Movement heals! Pilates is for everyone — no matter what level of experience. Strengthening and stretching your muscles, especially your core muscles (your powerhouse), is so important for good posture, good health and overall well being of the mind, body and spirit. Come and join me on the Pilates journey to […]

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Jennifer DeCrette Randle

Yoga/Pilates Instructor Jennifer.Randle@ColumbiaAssociation.org Pilates is a great way to develop stability and strength while creating functional movement in the body. Core strength helps to alleviate back pain and inform the body for more efficient future alignment. Let’s discuss any special conditions that are limiting your physical potential and allow Pilates to improve your vitality, strength […]

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