Francine Williams, a Miami native, has more than twenty years of experience in the Pilates Method. She received her certification through Core Dynamics, an Eve Gentry inspired practice led by Michele Larsson and Kevin Bowen (Co-founder of the Pilates Method Alliance). She is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance. She has continued her Pilates education with training in areas such as Pregnancy and Post-Partum, Osteoporosis and Scoliosis with experts including Michele Larsson, Dawn-Marie Ickes, Julian Littleford and Laure Felton. Her passion is spreading the movement of Pilates with children. 

​She believes, as Joseph Pilates intended, that everyone should have the privilege of learning this method of movement. 

Francine has a BS in Public Relations from the University of Florida and pursued graduate work in Creative Writing at FIU. She has been married to David Williams, a native of Wales, for more than 25 years. They live in Pinecrest, FL with their three beautiful children.


Francine Williams

Kathryn Herring

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Kathryn Herring has over thirty five years of experience in the Pilates Method. Prior to 2000, she studied and taught Pilates with Arthur Curtis who trained in NYC with Fitzgerald, a student of Joseph Pilates. She is certified through Core Dynamics and Pilates Leadership for Professional Instructor Training. Committed to increasing her depth of knowledge Kathryn has completed over 100 hours of continuing education courses with Pilates Method experts. Kathryn completed a intensive three year certification program in the Franklin Method which utilizes postural and biomechanical imagery to increase the power, alignment and flexibility of the body. In addition, she has studied Kinesthetic Anatomy of Biomechanics of Motion with nationally recognized authority Irene Dowd.  Kathryn has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Florida. She has 30 years of experience in the biomedical, medical device and pharmaceutical industry. Incorporating this experience and knowledge with the Pilates and Franklin Method work enhances her practical and technical awareness of her clients' structural and functional challenges and goals.

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