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Danielle mitchell

Owner & Instructor

Danielle holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice. After working a corporate desk job for many years she began to feel the wear and tear in her body. This led her to Pilates in 2011 where she fell madly in love with the discipline and soon thereafter completed her classical Pilates certification in Santa Monica, CA. She is a third generation instructor who has experience with all ages, injuries and athletic abilities.


Danielle also holds a Pre & Post Natal Pilates Specialist Certification through Fusion Pilates. Having this additional certification is essential when instructing prenatal, postnatal and menopausal women. Not many instructors in LA hold this very vital certification, or have her personal experience in this field.    

Whether she is teaching a private or duet session, she is known for balancing her cheerful, energetic encouragement with butt-kicking workouts, all the while keeping it fun. On a daily basis Danielle is inspired by the changes she sees in front of her as she watches people build strength and make health a priority. Danielle will always guarantee "a sweat and a laugh"!

When she is not in the studio Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband and toddler son doing all things LA. 

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Diana Rus

Evening Instructor

Born and raised in Romania, Diana moved to Los Angeles to follow her dream. While working on developing an overall health and strength she was introduced to Pilates.With a medical background and a bachelor's degree in Radiologic Technology Diana understands how deep the method goes and started embracing it ever since.She received her Pilates certification through Pilates Technique led by Jill Cassady and Nancy Preimesberger. Diana truly enjoys teaching and helping people achieve the best of their abilities through physical training.Besides teaching and practicing Pilates, Diana loves running, she completed one full marathon and two half marathons.



Afternoon & Evening Instructor

Sami is native to the Los Angeles area and played d1 soccer at the University of Washington in Seattle. Post college soccer career, she first found yoga and was certified in 2016, and then in 2020 was certified to teach Pilates. She loves movement of all kinds but can’t get enough of the focus, control, precision, and novelty that pilates has brought to her life. She is all about building strength in the body, but most importantly finding joy in movement and appreciation for how awesome our bodies are. 

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Felicia Kelley

Afternoon & Evening Instructor

Felicia Kelley is a SoCal-based Pilates instructor born and raised in Los Angeles. She holds a degree in Dance from Loyola Marymount University and a 450-hour comprehensive Pilates certification. Felicia has over a decade of teaching experience, with students spanning the ages of 2 to 82. She brings joy & play into her teaching, and loves helping others to get their bodies moving better.

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