Trainers

Leah Kogen Busam, Owner & Pilates Instructor, PRP Certified Instructor

  In 2000, Leah began Pilates to decrease chronic lower back pain. A year later, with her lower back issues resolved, her love for Pilates and her enthusiasm for teaching others led her into the training program to become a Certified Pilates Instructor. Leah was trained extensively in Classical Pilates at the Pilates of Cherry Creek Certification Center, a studio based on the work of Romana Kryzanowska. Romana is heir to the work of Joseph Pilates and is one of the living Pilates elders. After gaining valuable teaching experience at Pilates of Cherry Creek, Leah opened her own studio,...

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Jen Lord, Pilates Instructor

A love of fitness and physical challenge brought Jennifer to Pilates. After years of running, Jennifer realized she needed a form of exercise to enhance and balance her body and mind for a lifetime. Pilates changed Jen’s approach to fitness and life so completely, that she left her corporate sales career to become a Pilates instructor in 2010. She completed the Pilates Method Alliance certified classical curriculum at PH7 Pilates in Denver, CO. The gift of Pilates has changed her life forever and Jennifer loves sharing the principals of Pilates…centering, control and balance. She...

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Heather Wechsler, Pilates Instructor

  Colorado Native, Heather Wechsler, started dancing at the age of 8 years old and from there, as an adult, her love grew for movement, fitness, and health containing a mind-body-spirit connection. After a dancing injury in 1991, Heather was introduced to Pilates and has been hooked ever since. Her passion comes from how Pilates has rehabilitated her physically, emotionally and mentally. Heather attended C.U. Denver for a B.A. in German and Political Science. After the birth of her twin girls in 2007, Heather held onto her Pilates practice and started her Pilates apprenticeship. She...

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Laura Gill, Pilates Instructor, PRP Certified Instructor

Laura Gill, a Colorado native, received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Colorado State University and has always been interested in the human body, anatomy, movement and the role nutrition plays in health. She discovered Pilates through a friend and she was immediately hooked.  Laura’s Pilates instructor at the time…a Romana Kryzanowska trained instructor, was running a certification program and Laura excitedly enrolled. She received her certification in 2004 from Pilates of Cherry Creek and her training was classically based.  After receiving...

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Megan McGregor, Pilates Instructor

  While growing up in Anchorage, Megan spent most of her time in the dance studio. In addition to taking a wide range of dance classes and rehearsing, she began to spend time as the assistant for her favorite instructor; developing her teaching skills and sparking an ongoing interest in helping others enjoy their movement experience. She continued to teach dance classes around town as she earned her degree in Exercise and Movement Science at the University of Oregon. After graduation, Megan began taking Pilates classes to battle the ill effects of sitting at a desk all day long. It...

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Nicole Tesson, Pilates Instructor

  Nicole is a native of St. Louis, Mo and has been a mover all of her life. She received her BA in Dance and Education from Mount Holyoke College and spent her junior year training at the Laban Centre in London.  Upon graduation, she spent a summer at Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival as an Education Intern and gained valuable experience working with renowned choreographers and dancers, overseeing students, and enjoying dance, dance, and more dance!  Nicole was exposed to Pilates in college while dealing with an ankle injury.  While recovering, she found Pilates mat classes to be very...

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