BETTER BODIES PILATES

WELLNESS TEAM

Becky Suarez

Becky Suarez, NCPT

Becky discovered Pilates in her early 40's when the toll of scoliosis, a C-section and the challenges of raising two young children developed into chronic low back pain. Pilates became the "miracle" cure, and Becky decided she had to share this with as many people as she could! Now in her late 50's Becky has been teaching Pilates as her full time career since 2008 and is the Founder and President of Better Bodies Pilates, LLC which purchased Personal Best Pilates Studio (est. 1999) in 2018. Becky's original certification was from PBIA where she completed her training and 300 hour apprenticeship. In 2013 she became a Master Pilates Instructor from the Pilates Center of Boulder and passed her PMA exam through the Pilates Method Alliance in 2011 which requires 16 hours of continuing ed every 2 years. Becky has studied under Kristi White and Rael Isacowitz while completing her BASI mat certification; Rachel Taylor Segel and Amy Taylor Alpers while completing her Masters Program.

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Stephanie Doering

Studio Manager

Pilates Instructor, NCPT

Lee's Summit and Overland Park

Stephanie Doering was introduced to Pilates as a teenager during a summer Ballet and Modern dance intensive. [See More]

Jacque Maher

Jacque Maher, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Lee's Summit

Jacque became a comprehensively trained and certified Pilates Instructor in 2008. [See More]

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Denise Settle, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Denise has been an avid fitness enthusiast for over a decade. [See More]

Rebecca Kopacheck Sampson

Rebecca Kopechek-Sampson

Pilates Instructor

Lee's Summit

Rebecca's Pilates journey began 20 years ago at the YMCA in Cleveland, Ohio [See More]

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Edna Allen, NCPT

Pilates and Wall Yoga Instructor

Lee's Summit

Edna has completed a comprehensive Pilates program with Peak Pilates [See More]

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Colette Majerle, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Colette was introduced and began practicing Pilates in 2005. [See More]

Jo Schrock

Jo Schrock

Pilates Instructor

Lee's Summit

After her first Pilates class 15 plus years ago, she was hooked. [See More]

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Mindy Yowell, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Mindy has been a loyal Pilates Student since 2007. [See More]

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Karen Staley, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Karen Staley has been teaching Pilates since 2005 [See More]

Martha Hartz

Martha Hartz, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Lee's Summit

Martha discovered Pilates over 15 years ago. [See More]

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Kari Jessip, NCPT

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Kari was first introduced to Pilates while in college obtaining her BS in nutrition. [See More]

Connie Tanner

Connie Tanner

Pilates Instructor

Lee's Summit

Connie began her Pilates journey in 2014.

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Becky Kenyon

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Becky has been involved in the fitness industry for over 21 years. [See More]

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Carly Havner

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Carly was referred to Pilates by a physical therapist after years of work-related musculoskeletal issues. [See More]

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Kaely McKelway

Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Kaely fell in love with Pilates in 2012 when her PT recommended it for her scoliosis. [See More]

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Morgan Henning

Apprentice Pilates Instructor

Overland Park

Morgan is working toward her BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography at UMKC. [See More]

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Ann Tillery, LMT

Massage Therapy

Overland Park

Ann has been a massage therapist since 2001 [See More]

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Jennie Bui-Leet, LAC

Acupuncture

Overland Park

Jennie received her Masters in Acupuncture in 2006 [See More]