Kathryn Dandois-Boivin previously was a principal ballerina with the Sarasota Ballet of Florida and Dance Alive! in Gainesville, Florida. She performed on scholarship with the National Ballet of Washington and Joffrey Ballet. Kathy trained with Maggie Black, David Howard and Richard Thomas. She has an associate of arts degree from Santa Fe Community College. Kathy received her Pilates certifications from The Pilates Studio in New York City under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska, The Pilates Method’s grande dame and official heir to the method taught by Joseph Pilates.
Erika Hand was a professional dancer and choreographer in New York City for eight years. While earning her M.F.A. in Choreography and Performance at Florida State University she was mentored through the cutting edge Dance Science program where she happily became a certified Pilates instructor and taught the method at the undergraduate level. She holds a B.A. in Dance and Women’s Studies from Hollins University.