Balanced Body Mat Virtual Pilates Instructor Training with Ky


Transform your love of movement into an amazing career teaching others how to move with joy and create a healthy, beautiful life.


Are You Ready to Live Your Purpose?

Becoming a Pilates instructor was the best career decision I ever made, way back in 2002. It's actually so much more than a career decision, it's my life's calling.

I'm still in love with my calling today and blessed to get to help people move better, feel better, and be the best version of themselves.

The way we teach Pilates has changed in the past few months, yet the positive impact you'll have on your students' lives is greater than ever.

Who is this Training For?

Pilates lovers, movement enthusiasts, and anyone who wants to learn how to truly care for their body!

If you love Pilates and want to deepen your understanding of your body, movement science, and Pilates technique, this training is for YOU!

This incredible experience is for you whether your goal is to have your dream career as a Pilates teacher or to become fully knowledgeable about your body and Pilates for your own personal practice!

This training will give you a deep, mindful understanding of your body, how it works, and how to care for yourself no matter what the future holds.

Imagine emerging from this year with a profound appreciation for your body and yourself - something that will ripple our into every aspect of your life.

Keep reading for dates and details below - space is extremely limited so don't wait to join!

About the Balanced Body Program

I'm honored to have been a Balanced Body Master Instructor since 2008. Their curriculum sets the gold standard for honoring the origins of Joseph Pilates' work while incorporating modern movement science.

The Balanced Body program gives you all the foundations you need to confidently and effectively teach Pilates, and I will focus on helping you develop your unique voice so you can become a thriving and successful teacher, online and in-person!

It's also incredibly convenient, you can choose to complete all your modules with me, or take modules with other instructors if desired. 

Movement Principles

7/24 - 7/26


The first module in the Pilates teacher training. You'll learn the fundamental principles of Pilates and movement science.

Mat 1

10/23 - 10/25

8AM-1:30PM PDT

Learn how to do and teach the beginning and intermediate level Pilates Mat exercises with modifications and adaptations for special populations.

Mat 2

12/4 - 12/6

8AM-1:30PM PST

Master and teach the intermediate and advanced level exercises with modifications. Learn how to create successful programs for your students.

Mat 3

3/5 - 3/7

8AM-1:30PM PST

Gain proficiency with using and teaching with small props (Rollers, magic circle, balls, and bands) to enhance classes and intensify results for you & your students.


Have Questions?

Contact me to schedule a free 15 minute Zoom consultation to discuss whether or not the Balanced Body Instructor Training Program with Ky is for you. Email hello (at) for more details.

About Ky Russell, MA

Ky Russell, M.A. combines an academic background in Kinesiology with almost 20 years of experience teaching Pilates and mindful movement. She was introduced to Pilates in 1993, and received her original Pilates certification  in 2002. She is certified by the Pilates Method Alliance, Yoga Alliance, and ACE.

She taught Pilates based rehabilitation at the world renowned St. Francis Hospital’s Center for Sports Medicine before moving into private practice and later academia.

Ky became a Master Instructor for Balanced Body in 2008, and has taught Anatomy in 3 Dimensions at Pilates on Tour conferences and Pilates instructor training courses across the country. 

In addition, Ky holds a Master’s degree in Kinesiology from San José State University, and a B.S. degree with an emphasis in experiential education from UC Berkeley. Ky is also a former faculty member in Kinesiology at SJSU, teaching courses in embodied stress management and health disparities with published research in postpartum exercise experiences. 

Ky provides educational experiences for her teachers in training that develops their voice and teaching style while also cultivating a thorough understanding of the principles and intricacies of Pilates, so they can become successful teachers who confidently share their expertise and unique light with their students.

Here's What My Students Have to Say

Ky was a wonderful teacher who was not only extremely knowledgeable but made the course material accessible and fun. I learned so much and look forward to future trainings.

Ky is an amazing instructor who explains the material in a way that everyone can understand. From the beginner to the advanced, everyone will get something useful out of this class.

Ky is amazing. The depth of this program combined with Ky's knowledge really puts this well above any other training I have had.

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