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Pilates Trainer / Owner

Julie A. Schonfeld has over 26 years of full time Pilates training.  She experienced Pilates years ago as part of her dance training.  She completed an intense apprenticeship program in Beverly Hills, Michigan at The Health of It! one of the first Pilates Studios in Michigan.  Ms. Schonfeld teaches a classical method of Pilates body conditioning.

Ms. Schonfelds' disciplined workout approach to the Pilates Method sets her studio apart from the rest.  She has worked with a wide variety of individuals ranging from athletes and dancers to children and seniors.  Her mind-body approach and ability to fully understand the Pilates technique has been very rewarding for her clients. She is able to understand her clients' goals and needs in order to create a challenging and effective workout with maximum results.

Ms. Schonfeld has written her own Pilates training manual and trained other Pilates Instructors in the area.



Fitness Trainer / On-demand Fitness Contributor

Alex joins Pilates Barre as a main contributor to our on-demand video channel.  Her diverse certifications add variety and a contemporary approach to workout videos.  Her stretch 1 video has the most views!  

Alex has been an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor for five years. She loves combining her love of fitness with her passion for people to create workouts that are fun and effective. Alex considers herself a fitness junkie, but Pilates has been a long-time favorite. Alex loves workouts that fuse different fitness modalities, which is why POP Pilates is her favorite format to teach.

The studio is looking for qualified Pilates trainers to join our studio.  Immediate openings for trainers willing to teach evenings and Sundays.  Fully trained instructors preferred for private appointments.  Studio space is available for rent to the right candidate.

The studio is seeking on-demand video contributors for our growing mindbody fitness channel.  Potential candidates can submit video teaching auditions to  Videos can range from yoga, stretch, barre and pilates.  

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