Instructors

Amanda Marley

Suffering back injury in Jamaica playing professional golf, Amanda tried, a then newly introduced exercise, Pilates for rehabilitation. Experiencing the positive effect of Pilates to her body she, in 2003, relocated to New York to study at the Physical Mind Institute.Her interest was piqued! She wanted to learn all disciplines of Pilates. She moved again to Florida to study Classical Pilates in Fort Lauderdale. Receiving certifications from Titleist Performance Institute, Pilates for Golf and Prenatal Pilates. In 2005 Amanda started training clients in their homes and studios in Florida. The effects of Pilates were immediately felt by her clients. Pilates had also grown in popularity nationwide. Word of mouth has made it an exercise endorsed by athletes and celebrities. Amanda opened Zoeli Pilates in Las Olas, Florida in 2009. Zoeli Pilates focuses on Classical Pilates for both rehabilitation and athletic performance. Amanda is passionate in the authentic method and works hard at keeping true to Joe Pilates teachings. Zoeli Pilates has expended its scope of services to embrace the holistic aspects of physical performance: Nutrition. In 2013 Amanda became a Certified Health Coach and Ayurvedic Consultant extending nutritional advice to clients. Incorporating physical and nutritional services clients are experiencing an elevated level of personal fitness and health. Amanda’s unique methods and unswerving dedication to clients have earned her a position as one of the most sought after personal trainers in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Zoeli Pilates, now known as Zoeli Fitness, continues to grow introducing a stadium style spin and Yoga studio.

Alexandra Sanchez

Alexandra Sanchez is a 2nd Generation Pilates instructor, she obtained her certification from the world recognized Romana Kryzanowska at Romana’s Pilates in New York. Alexandra studied and trained in Miami and New York with Level 3 Instructor Trainer Bridget Hagood, MS, LMT. Was tested and Certified by Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Mejia Santo (Romana’s daughter); and continued her education with Bridget Hagood in Miami, FL.

Recently trained and continues training with Teacher of teachers U.S.P.A Center Director David Freeman in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Teacher of Teachers U.S.P.A. Center Director Brett Howard in New Jersey where she completed her bridge Certification.

On a personal note, Alexandra was born in Caracas, Venezuela where she graduated college as a Pre-School Teacher. After graduating she taught at Jefferson Academy and moved to become the Pre-School Principal of the Instituto Cumbres de Caracas. Active in deferent recreational sports like water skiing, tennis and others. She moved to the United States in 1992.

Chantall Estapa

Born in South Africa, Chantall started dance at the age of five years old. She furthered her training by completing her R.A.D, Cecchetti and S.A.T.D.A examinations with honors. While being trained privately in the Vaganova method. In her professional dance career overseas Chantall performed with Ballet Theatre Afrikan, State Theatre Ballet, South African Ballet Theatre as well as guesting in South Africa and USA.

Chantall’s teaching career has included dancers that have received scholarships to American Heritage, Pointe Park college and various dances programs in USA. Dancers she has trained have been featured on SYTYCD, Broadways, TV, Vegas and cruise ships.

Chantall has been trained in classical Pilates since 2011 and is certified with USPA. Chantall’s mentors include David Freeman, Brett Howard,Amanda Marley and Alexandra Sanchez. Chantall believes in continual education and attends seminars and conventions yearly.

Chantall’s goal as a teacher is to share her knowledge, discipline and passion for ballet and Pilates. 

Valerie Griffiths

 Valerie is a native of South Florida and was introduced to Pilates after an ankle injury. She began teaching Pilates after receiving her mat certification through power Pilates of New York in 2011. In 2012, she went on to receive her comprehensive certification through Power Pilates, which included apparatus & special populations.  Valerie is currently an apprentice in the Bridge Program for the United States Pilates Association with David Freeman who worked driectly with Romana Kryzanowska. Valerie believes that Pilates is for everyone, no matter the age or fitness level because "movement heals".

Cindy Grossman

Cindy has a passionate love for dance and has been fortunate enough to live her whole life in the field. She has training at many schools including American Ballet Theatre and Alvin Ailey in New York. Her early training was with Madame Swaboda from Ballet Russe during the time she performed with the Richmond Ballet. Other performance undertakings were with the Ballet Nacional de Cuba in Giselle, The Stuttgard Ballet in Romeo & Julliet and American Ballet Theatre in Swan Lake. All performances were at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York City. Cindy earned the opportunity to teach and choreograph – some of which obtained high awards for creativity, as well as wins in competitions. Cindy’s teaching goes outside of the studio where she previously taught the Miami Dolphins ballet and aerobics and prepared body builders for their competitions. Aside from her teaching career, Cindy works at Becker & Poliakoff as the firm’s law librarian. Many of her students have gone on to receive scholarships to Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and many others with high reputation. Overall, Cindy works to help clients build a knowledge of movement, lean and strong physical being, a positive outlook on their bodies and a fabulous spirit for life.

Sarah Weiss

  Sarah was born and raised in Indiana, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. With a love for cooking and little education on proper nutrition, Sarah became overweight in high school and into college. During her last years of college, she took on the challenge to beat the weight problem she had struggled with for years. After losing over 50 pounds, Sarah realized her passion was with helping people reach their health goals the way she had. She left her job as an Investment Broker in Indiana, moved to Florida, and became Registered Dietitian. Sarah helps Zoeli's clients achieve their goals by pairing their dedication to Pilates with nutrition education and consulting for a balanced lifestyle.  




Our Location

Zoeli Fitness

1515 E Las Olas Blvd Ste A,

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone. 954-462-6105

Email. INFO@ZOELIPILATES.COM

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*12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lunch hours parking lot often full

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1800-680-PARK

82925

82939