Kelli has just under 40 years experience in the fitness industry and a love for dance. She started at a young age learning ballet, tap and jazz then participated in competitive gymnastics for twelve years. In her late teens her heart took her back to ballet and soon after in 1983 began working in the fitness industry teaching aerobic exercise. Kelli grew up and still lives in Wichita Kansas where she raised her four children.
Throughout Kelli's career she has taught several group exercise programs such as, step, slide, cycling, weight conditioning, hip hop as well as Pilates Mat, Barre, and Yoga classes. Kelli began her Pilates career in 1999 and is comprehensively trained through STOTT Pilates and nationally certified through the National Pilates Certification Program, (previously the PMA, Pilates Method Alliance).
Kelli has worked as the Pilates Manager and Regional Director for a chain of health clubs (Genesis Health Clubs) since 2010. Kelli has a passion for training her clients and helping to improved their quality of by teaching them the value and benefits of Pilates exercise. She is a Program Specialist for Barre Above and has created her own Pilates Education and Mentoring Program.
Kelli shares her expertise through her creative Pilates Teacher Trainings and workshops and is a provider for the National Pilates Certification Program.
Exercise through mindful movement continues to be Kelli's way of life.