Mary Ellen is an ACE certified Group Fitness Instructor, Physical Mind certified Pilates Instructor, a Registered Nurse and fitness product developer. She has been a fitness professional since 1990 with 15 years as Group Fitness Director and continuing education provider. Mary Ellen teaches multiple formats and holds multiple certifications including: complete Pilates equipment and mat Pilates, Ballet Burn, indoor cycle, barbell strength, TRX suspension system and more. She currently teaches studio cycle on Monday evening and Pilates mat on Thursday evening at Evanston Athletic Club. Mary Ellen is an expert in musicality and her philosophy is that fitness should be fun. She specializes in using the synchronicity of music and movement to create the ultimate user experience for every class.