HER STORYEmily 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 22 years with 5 wonderful children. She and her family reside in Suwanee, Georgia.
About Performance Pilates
We offer a full spectrum of Pilates Equipment Classes and Group Exercise Classes. Private Pilates sessions available to meet your issues. 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
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!
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.
Yvonne Lim holds a BSc. in Biochemistry from the University of Waterloo, Canada. She worked in vaccine research and production for Connaught Labs for 7 years before moving to the US in 1996. Since taking residence in Georgia, Yvonne has been a stay at home mom, enjoying competitive tennis, working out at various gyms and taking long walks around her subdivision.
Yvonne has been a Pilates student of Emily since 2013 and credits this form of core strengthening exercises for enhancing her tennis game while maintaining flexibility for activities such as yoga and alpine skiing. Yvonne is excited at the opportunity to instruct classes at Performance Pilates and expects it will be fun as well as challenging.
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.
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 a sophomore at Vantage Point Education. 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!