A native of Darmstadt, Germany, Jeannine Kruger Corbell is a professional dancer, master teacher, and choreographer. As a certified Pilates instructor, Balanced Body Faculty member, PMA certified International Master Teacher, with over 20 years of experience, Jeannine has taught people of all ages and fitness levels. She is certified in Balanced Body Pilates Mat, Apparatus, Barre, Orbit, MOTR, and Core Align, as well as GYROTONIC®, Booty Barre and ACE. Her degrees in Dance and Pedagogy combined with her extensive studies in movement, exercise, science and anatomy, on top of her sparkling personality, intuitive teaching style, and caring heart make for an inspiring and unique class experience.
Patti Collins was born in California, and raised by southern parents in a small Georgia town. She started her dance career at the age of 9 and was always interested in exercise and movement. She was an original member of the Augusta Civic Ballet Company, then later moved to California and joined another dance company with an emphasis on modern dance. Patti returned to Georgia after her mother suffered a debilitating stroke, to help and assist with her daily living. She started taking yoga and private Pilates lessons in 2000, and decided to get a certification, not initially to teach, but just to have a deeper understanding of the practice. “It was never my intention to teach, however, the owner of the studio needed a substitute teacher and I taught my first class and became hooked!” She discovered the joy in teaching and seeing her students achieve their fitness goals. “I’ve taught at several studios in the Atlanta area, and look forward to working with the staff and clients at I Heart Pilates.”
Katie Ray-Diaz completed her 200 hour YTT at Peachtree Yoga Center in Sandy Springs. She has taught at various studios around Atlanta including Johns Creek Yoga, Body in Balance and Peachtree Yoga Center. During the day, Katie serves as a Reading Specialist for Fulton County Schools helping students of all levels and abilities achieve greater success. But above all, Katie is a mom to 3 beautiful boys; Carter (16), Charlie (14) and James (10). Yoga is a beautiful practice with real life application and Katie feels blessed to guide students on their journey’s.
Terry Lakritz was born and raised in New York. She migrated to South Florida where she spent many years in the pharmaceutical industry and gained an extensive education in pharmacology, kinesiology, and anatomy. After an accident in 2007 left her with a serious neck injury, she and her family moved to Alpharetta. She soon decided to try her first Yoga class and loved her first experience, “I healed, and found me.” She discovered Yoga was not what she did or a class that she participated in, but Yoga became a part of her being. She became certified, RYT200 in 2012, and has been sharing this gift ever since. She seeks to offer an insightful, mindful, fun practice that will promote energy, connection, and renewal.
Diane Moll is a certified gym rat, working out 7-10 hours a week, 5-6 days a week. Getting older, she developed a passion for teaching women her age. Looking for a workout that would challenge her body, but not be hard on her joints, she discovered Exhale Core Barre Fusion, which is the traditional Lottie Berk barre method mixed with Pilates and yoga- a workout reshaping the mind, body, and spirit. Diane has an Exhale Barre certification as well as Power Pilates, Yogafit, AFAA, and ACE Certifications and incorporates these influences into her teaching.
Lisa Hart has been teaching group fitness classes for about 7 years. She currently teaches Barre, Mat Pilates, Yoga, Zumba, Bootcamp and other formats. Lisa has always enjoyed group fitness and feels blessed to assist others with their fitness goals and with improving their health. She is happily married and has a 9 year old son. Lisa is a former competitive gymnast, former ice show skater and has her Master’s Degree in Counseling & Psychological Services.