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Body Mechanics Studio is a small group and private Pilates studio, located within Michigan Orthopaedic Rehabilitation. We offer 1-hour private, semi-private, and small group sessions with certified Pilates instructors. We are now offering private and semi-private sessions with our Apprentice Level teachers that are in the process of obtaining their Pilates certification. Clients also have the option to schedule 1-hour Pilates sessions with trainers who are also licensed physical therapists.*
*Pilates sessions with physical therapists are exercise sessions only, not physical therapy.
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Group Mat Pilates
Private Pilates Reformer
Semi-Private Pilates Reformer
Apprentice Level Private and Semi-Private Pilates Reformer Sessions
Privates and Semi-Privates must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Click here to schedule.
Megan trained at Equilibrium studio in Bloomfield Hills to become a Stott certified Pilates instructor. Upon completing the program she worked and studied under the direction of Brenda Freeman at Detroit Pilates, adding a classical layer to her Stott repertoire. Over the last three years she has been instructing in Rochester at East Street Pilates and in West Bloomfield at Red Spring Pilates. Megan received her bachelor of fine arts from Wayne State University and it is there that she first learned about Pilates in a movement class. The class focused on body control and utilized the regimen to sustain it. Being exposed to Pilates gave Megan a deeper appreciation for physical aptitude and through studying, teaching and practicing Pilates she has a newfound respect for the process; always reminding her clients as well as herself that Pilates is a journey and not a destination. Megan’s teaching style is both receptive and challenging as she guides you through your own journey.
Katy McNarney is our Body Mechanics Studio manager and one of our apprentice level teachers in the process of pursuing her Stott Pilates certification. Katy is a Wayne State graduate with a BFA in Dance and BSED in Kinesiology. She has been working as a physical therapy tech in the Michigan Orthopaedic Rehabilitation clinic for the past 8 months, incorporating Pilates into her work as a tech. While pursuing her dance degree at Wayne, Katy was introduced to Pilates and fell in love with the practice. She has a strong movement background that incorporates instruction, practice, and performance, providing Katy with a wide range of tips and tricks to assist clients during their Pilates journey. Katy’s strong love for movement and desire to improve her clients’ quality of life creates a nurturing and technical atmosphere in her classes.
Viselle Hugo is one of our apprentice level teachers studying reformer Stott Pilates! Viselle graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with her bachelor's in Health Science and master's in Occupational Therapy. Viselle is currently working to obtain her occupational therapy license and begin her journey as an OT. She was introduced to Pilates while working at Michigan Orthopaedic Rehabilitation clinic and found the practice both beneficial and practical for therapy application. During her sessions, Viselle encourages a focus on proper alignment and form while promoting a nurturing and positive environment.
Karen Gallaway is one of our apprentice level teachers working towards her reformer Stott Pilates certification! Karen graduated from University of Michigan with a bachelor’s in Movement Science and will soon be attending Northwestern University to pursue her Doctorate of Physical Therapy. She was introduced to Pilates while working at Michigan Orthopaedic Rehabilitation clinic and was inspired by the physical and neurological benefits of the practice. Karen strives to provide a challenging and personalized session while focusing on form and individual growth.
Megan Jones, PT, DPT
Megan Jones is one of our Mat Pilates instructors and a physical therapists at MOR! She received her undergraduate degree in biology from Siena Heights university in 2017 while also playing collegiate softball. Megan then completed her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from University of Michigan-Flint in 2020. She has recently completed her instructor training in Stott Mat Pilates and will begin the Reformer Pilates teacher training course in the spring of 2022.
Christine Buchanan, PT, MPT
Christine Buchanan is our Advanced Mat Pilates instructor and a physical therapist at MOR! She received her undergraduate degree from Grand Valley State University and completed her Master's in Physical Therapy from University of Michigan-Flint in 1998. She has over 20 years of experience treating both adult and pediatric patients with orthopaedic, neurologic, and developmental delays since 2006. For several years, Christine worked in the school system as a physical therapist in addition to keeping her otheopaedic skills up. Presently, Christine treats both children and adults at MOR. She is certified in Stott Mat Pilates and has completed the Stott intensive reformer instructor training program. Christine has extensive experience using her Pilates training for performing arts rehabilitation. Christine is a runner and enjoys working with athletes post injury so that they can return to doing what they love.
Sabrina Bellante is one of our apprentice level teachers studying reformer Stott Pilates! Sabrina graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with her bachelor's in Exercise Science and a minor in Athletic Coaching. She has been working as Tech Supervisor for the last year in the Michigan Orthopaedic Rehabilitation clinic where she was first exposed to pilates. Sabrina was inspired by the full body workout and the benefits pilates provides while recovering from injuries. During her sessions, Sabrina encourages a focus on proper alignment and form to provide a well rounded and challenging session!