About Abril Istre

Haven on the Lake Team Leader


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 time — it is all worth it in the end!

CertificationsAbril Istre image

  • Athletics and Fitness Association of America Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • 200HR Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (ERYT®)
  • 500HR Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT®)
  • Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP®)
  • 300HR Balanced Body Certified Pilates Reformer Instructor
  • Amrit Yoga Institute Certified Yoga Nidra Instructor  
  • Les Mills Certified BodyPump and BodyStep Instructor
  • Arthritis Foundation Certified Aquatic and Exercise Program Instructor
  • Jillian Michaels BodyShred Certified Instructor
  • CSW Certified Barre Instructor
  • BOGAFit Certified Instructor


  • More than 13 years of experience teaching group fitness classes, including Pilates Reformer since 2010.
  • Currently teaches Barre, BodyPump, BodyStep, BodyShred, BOGAFit, Pilates, Yoga and Yoga Nidra.
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