Join Ky at Pilates on Tour, Monterey!


I'll be teaching Pilates for Enhanced Stress Relief at the conference on Saturday.


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.