Owner & Instructor
Irina is the Owner and an Instructor at Pilates By Irina. She combines more than 30 years of experience in fitness with her joy of teaching to help others become physically fit. Born and raised in the Ukraine, Irina has been heavily involved in gymnastics and acrobatics since her youth, winning 2 World Championship Honors in Acrobatics and maintaining involvement in the International Olympics Organization. She is has a degree in Physical Education and Sports Medicine with Pilates Certification by the Balancing Method from UNLV. Irina is dedicated to personalizing each client's exercise program to help them develop a level of physical fitness that will benefit them in their everyday activities as well as participation in sports. She has a particular fondness for working with elderly clients and providing Pilates for Physical Rehabilitation. Her extensive background, knowledge and personal training experience gives her the skills to provide Pilates instruction to a diverse clientele, ranging from beginners to advanced. Her caring, encouraging teaching style and attention to detail helps clients improve their fitness as well as body awareness and alignment. Her extensive education and training in gymnastics, acrobatics and physical fitness combined with her knowledge of anatomy and movement provide her with a unique expertise, allowing her to blend theory and practice together to enhance her teaching method and her client's experience and results.