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.

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Meet the Instructors

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!

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.

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!

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. 

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.  

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! 

Ryan Mashburn

Motivating. Challenging. Encouraging. 

Ryan has an extensive background in both fitness and rehabilitation thanks to a Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Alabama where he interned at the well respected Champions Sports Medicine physical therapy clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also a certified Corrective Exercise Specialist through NASM. Additionally, he has a Club Coach Level Certification with the USAPL, and is a RKC Level 1 Kettlebell Instructor. 

With a background in sports medicine, he also excels in the areas of stretching and mobility work that targets affected areas to increase range of motion and promote swift recovery. This coupled with his clients phenomenal success. Ryan's passion is to change people's lives through fitness. 

As perfectionist, Ryan gives attention to detail and streamlines his training style to fit each client's unique needs. Encouragement and motivation are the cornerstones of the foundation of Ryan's training and he takes immense pride in living out the lifestyle he wants his clients to pursue.  

Sophia Condensa

Personal Trainer