Emily Condensa - Owner, Master Pilates Instructor

Emily has over 18 years experience and has been running her own Pilates Studio for over 10 years. She is trained and certified from Physical Mind which is a more contemporary therapy style. She has been instructing group fitness for 20 plus years. Pre and Post Natal certified. Special trained in scoliosis and also trained in Pilates for Neurological conditions. She focuses on individuals and their goals. She has worked and trained in Atlanta, Chicago, San Diego, Florida, Wisconsin to name a few. She has instructed at many locations including local gyms Lifetime, LA Fitness, YMCA, Ravina Club and Physical Therapy offices. She's worked with many clients from severe back pains, knee pains, arthritic pains, and shoulder pains. Multiple sclerosis, Neurological clients, athletes, doctors, chiropractors, professionals in many fields, and those that are pain-free. Happily married for 23 years with 5 wonderful children. She and her family reside in Alpharetta, Georgia.

About Performance Pilates

We offer a full spectrum of Pilates Equipment Classes and Group Exercise Classes. Private Pilates sessions available to meet your needs. There is a FREE evaluation for your first visit to make sure everything is a good fit... Group exercise classes consist of Barre, Tight Butts No Guts, Pilates Cardio, Springboard, TRX Combo, Pilates Chair, Pilates Boot Camp, Piyo, Foam Roller, and Cardio Kickboxing... With 5 Cadillac / Reformers machines, 6 Springboards and Pilates Chairs, TRX, Arcs, Exercise balls, Foam Rollers, Rings, Pilates Balls, Kickboxing bags and much more... With easy scheduling, you can schedule a Pilates Group class and then jump right into Tight Butts No Guts class for the well rounded workout you deserve.

Meet the Instructors

Claudette Foster

Claudette has recently joined Performance Pilates as an instructor, although has practiced Pilates under Emily for over 6 years. She also works in the automotive/motorsports industry, but when she's not at the race track, she's at the studio.
She has competed in 3 sprint triathlons. After sustaining a back injury, she now focuses her daily training in pilates practice and loves sharing her workout with others.
Her curriculum will comprise of creative flow while challenging you to explore the mind-body connection. She teaches group fitness and reformer classes as well as private instruction.

Justina Condensa

Blackbelt Kickboxing Instructor.

Justina is a certified Blackbelt and is a way overqualified as a kickboxing instructor, but we've got her on the schedule!  She is also trained in Pilates and TRX. She teaches group fitness and reformer classes as well as private instruction. She grew up around health and fitness and loves to share her passion. She is very excited to be teaching and will fire you up with her excitement and enthusiasm! She will push you to your limits of sweat and exhaustion. So, if you're looking to get an outstanding workout and be pushed to your limit with her kickboxing classes grab your gloves and kick some butt! But no worries you will also work hard in all of her classes on the schedule!

Evette Walter

Evette is a fitness and Pilates instructor. She is the mother of two teenage daughters that love Pilates. She became interested in Pilates about 7 years ago after back surgery. Currently, she has been teaching for two years and loves working with people. Her passion is helping people in their Pilates practice. 

Lucia Condensa

Lucia is the studio manager and childcare specialist as well as a certified Pilates Mat Instructor. She is in the process of becoming certified in Pilates Equipment. She is the youngest of 5 kids and has grown up around Pilates her entire life, even the womb. 

She is currently running multiple businesses and is Senior in High School. She is very excited to start her teaching journey at Performance Pilates. Her smiling face will greet you at the studio and she is always willing to help or assist you in any way!

John Kim

John is a certified personal trainer who has a passion to get people moving and to help those reach a realistic goal they never thought would be possible. He has been training for 6 years and currently works with 1-1 clients as well as running several small group training classes throughout the week. He has a specialization in corrective exercise where he works with clients who have certain imbalances in the body to help strengthen those weak points to perform and move more efficiently.

 John works with athletes of all ages to help them in their sport to get them to the next level. He recently received his Pilates Mat Certification through Emily and enjoys the new challenge it brings to his body and is excited to see where his Pilates journey begins.  

Mandy Adams

International Ballet Barre Instructor

Mandy has been working in the fitness industry since 2001 and is a Certified Personal Trainer with NASM and ACE. Her other certifications include ACE Health Coach and NASM Weight Loss Specialist and TRX training to name but a few. She became certified in Barre after joining a local studio in 2013. She enjoys working
with clients of differing levels from sedentary individuals to athletic sports enthusiasts, young and old. She likes to make her classes challenging but is always willing to offer modifications to fit a clients' individual needs.

Heather Thomas 

Heather is certified in Pilates Mat and in the process of becoming a certified Pilates Apparatus instructor.

In 2016, Heather decided she need to make a big change in her lifestyle but she knew with her previous back injury she wouldn't be able to anything high impact.  At the urge of neighbor, she tried a Pilates class and fell in love and has been a client ever since.

Two years later when the opportunity of becoming an instructor and helping others with their fitness journey arose, Heather jumped on it! Ever since then, she loves teaching group and private instruction and continues to learn and practice any new Pilates techniques.  

Stephanie Harrington 

Stephanie Harrington was first an client at Performance Pilates for many years and has been exercising for over 20 years. Over the past year, she got certified in Pilates Mat, Corealign and is in the process of becoming a certified Pilates Apparatus instructor. 

She loves exercising, as well as teaching others to love and enjoy this passion. 

Sophia Condensa

Personal Trainer

Chris Carter

Chris is certified in personal training in NSCA-CPT, USAW, and USAPL. As well as Opex lvl 1 (continuing). He has a passion for helping others live healthy lives which led him to personal training. He believes fitness should make you move, look, and feel good! Most of his training style focuses on strength and conditioning with a blend in functional movements. He is determined to help people reach their fitness related goals and adopt a healthy active lifestyle! 

Julia Wreyford 

Julia is an AFAA Certified Group Fitness Trainer who began her fitness journey after giving birth to her third child. In an effort to regain her physique, she began focusing on proper nutrition and strength training and was blown away by the results. 

Now, she is passionate about convincing busy moms (or dads...or anyone) that they can make fitness a priority, too. When she's not in the gym, homeschooling, singing, or running her business, she is probably doing something active with her husband and kids or taking a nap on the couch.