Instructors

PSC Encino’s Pilates Instructor/Trainers

Emily Zachary-Smith

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PSC Master Teacher Trainer/Staff Member, Encino, CA.  

Originally from Indianapolis, Emily began training at a young age for a career in dance, studying extensively at Butler University, and professional studios in LA and NY. She has been working throughout the U.S., and internationally as a professional dancer, teacher, and choreographer since 1998, performing in… Keep Reading »

Joshua Smith

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PSC Master Teacher Trainer/Staff Member, Encino, CA.  

Originally from Cleveland Ohio, Josh was extremely athletic, excelling in soccer, track & field, dance, and more… He has been living in Los Angeles since 1998, working as a professional dancer, teacher, and choreographer.  Josh got into Pilates years ago when his wife, Emily, suggested that they… Keep Reading »

Seth Hampton

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PSC Master Teacher Trainer/Staff Member, Encino, CA.

With twenty years of both personal and professional experience in the fields of fitness and wellness, Seth Hampton brings a unique perspective to the concept of human movement.As a Dance Major at the Juilliard School in New York and touring professional whose background in performance includes both Broadway… Keep Reading »

Kadee Sweeney

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Pilates Instructor/Staff Member, Encino, CA.  

Kadee Sweeney arrived in Hollywood in 2001 launching her career as a professional dancer.  Her passion for dance led her to working with celebrity artists including Nick & Drew Lachey (98 degrees Revelation Tour), Carmen Electra (Starsky & Hutch), Jennifer Garner (Thirteen Going on Thirty), Cedric the Entertainer (Cedric… Keep Reading »

Jessica LaMons

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Pilates Instructor/Staff Member, Encino, CA.  

Born in Brazil and raised in Northern California, Jessica first discovered Pilates at a young age as part of her ballet training and immediately saw the benefits of increased core strength, flexibility and improved posture on her dance technique. While studying at Santa Clara University Jessica continued her dance… Keep Reading »

Kelly C. DiMeo

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Pilates Instructor/Staff Member, Encino, CA.

A Southern California native, Kelly’s lifetime has been devoted to the numerous aspects of physical fitness. As a youth she was professionally trained as an ice skater, vying in various regional competitions. In her 20’s she became immersed in Aerobics & weight training and was a fixture in local cycling… Keep Reading »

Nia Allen

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Pilates Instructor/Staff Member, Encino, CA.

Movement has always been an integral part of Nia’s life. With a concentration in modern dance at Oberlin College, Nia lived in NYC teaching dance to children in Greenwich, CT and studying dance further at DanceSpace in Manhattan. After making the move to Los Angeles and struggling with intermittent low… Keep Reading »

Helena Hultberg-Talman

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PSC Master Teacher Trainer/Staff Member, Encino, CA.

Born and raised in Sweden, Helena is a graduate of the Ballet Academy in Stockholm. She moved to America 1995 were she pursued a carrier as a professional dancer. She toured nationally and internationally with numerous Broadway musicals such as Cats, West Side Story & The Who’s Tommy… Keep Reading »

Laura Dunlop

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PSC Pilates Instructor/ Staff member Encino, CA.  

A Southern California native, Laura is a professional dancer, teacher and choreographer. Having suffered a serious neck injury early in her dance carrier she was introduced to Pilates as a way to continue conditioning, strengthening, enhancing her postural awareness and maintaining flexibility while rehabilitating her injury.Pilates allowed her… Keep Reading »

Ashley Zachary Eschler

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Originally from Indianapolis, Ashley studied under Lynn Herrick, Artistic Director of Artists In Motion.  In high school Ashley was accepted to be an apprentice with Dance Kaleidoscope, a company directed by David Hochoy.  She was also invited to train with the dance Department of Butler University.  Upon graduation, Ashley attended the University of Arizona… Keep Reading »

Michael Felbinger

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PSC Master Teacher Trainer/Staff Member, Encino, CA.  

Originally from Wisconsin, Mike is incredibly diverse in his talents and interests.  He was always active and a natural athlete, while also exploring his creative side as a performer or singer in various professional productions. His business savvy led him to be involved with the startup of… Keep Reading »