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Instructor Bios

JULIET LAUREN CLINGAN – Sr. Instructor / Studio DirectorJuliet Lauren

Juliet Lauren is proud to hold a Romana’s Pilates Certification since 2008 (Romana Kryzanowska was the premier student of Joe and his wife Clara Pilates for many years and took over running the studio after their passing). Juliet’s certification includes over 600 hours of observation and instruction on all Pilates equipment and the mat, plus regular Continuing Education every year with her mentors Brie Neff, Trish Garland, Mari Winsor, Jay Grimes, Chris Robinson, Cynthia Lochard, and Sari Mejia-Santo. Since her Vegas arrival she has taught at The Pilates Body Las Vegas and continues as Pilates staff at Cirque du Soleil instructing the performers in Zumanity. Juliet infuses her education and 10,000+ experience hours to provide her clients the best results and highest value.

Before becoming certified Juliet attained her BFA in Dance Education from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, her hometown. She has traveled the world through her professional career as a dancer working on cruise ships, with the NFL, and here in Vegas as a famous Jubilee showgirl.

*See separate price sheet for Juliets rates.

Nancy Harland  – Certified Instructornancy

Nancy has been a Pilates enthusiast for the past 8 years after being introduced to Pilates mat exercises taught by Juliet at her community’s fitness center. Her love of Pilates grew as she continued to work with Juliet, finding that Pilates had an extremely positive impact on her body and mind. When the opportunity to pursue her teacher’s certification was presented, Nancy saw this as a chance to share her passion with others and have a positive impact on their lives.
Before becoming a Pilates Instructor, Nancy practiced as a Registered Nurse for almost 40 years specializing in Pediatric Critical Care and Nursing Administration.
When not at The Pilates Firm, Nancy loves to golf, ride her bike, work out and especially loves spoiling her grandkids. Originally from San Francisco, Nancy has lived in Las Vegas since 1975. She is a die-hard SF Giants fan.

Teri Ponticello  – Apprentice Instructorheadshot-teri

Teri started practicing Pilates in 2001 and instantly realized the benefits of the practice both physically and mentally. In April 2014, she donated her kidney to her brother and credits her swift recovery from this major surgery to her years of Pilates practice. Growing up in the Central Coast of California, she received her B.A from San Diego State University and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego. She currently works as an Assistant City Attorney in the Las Vegas City Attorney’s Office where she focuses on economic development and redevelopment projects.





Ashley Lafferty- Apprentice Instructor
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