When a human being feels pain, limitation or struggle in their body, no matter how minor, it can lead to the most fascinating beginning of self-discovery. The initial reaction of “what is wrong with me, and how can I fix it?” or for athletes “how do I get that edge?” begins to unravel a deeper journey into a wide scope of complex questions that arise every day for millions of people trying to fully understand.
Anissa is a dedicated mother of 2 daughters, a faithful dog, Roxy and a mystical kitty, Esme. As an ardent cross trainer, Anissa is results driven in her workout and movement practice and is an avid fan of Pilates, Barre, Spin.
Anissa came to Pilates after developing crippling back pain post-pregnancy. She states, “Pilates healed my body physically, mentally and emotionally [and] it continues to be the answer to all my body’s inquiries.” Experiencing the healing and strengthening benefits of Pilates, Anissa completed her Pilates education through Balanced Body and became a Certified Pilates Instructor. In 2014, she opened Marathon Pilates 12 South and has since dedicated her life to helping others heal through the fundamental Pilates Principles. Her desire to help others and create more spaces for people to experience the benefits of Pilates led her to expand and open Marathon Pilates East in 2017 where she partnered with bWELL Corrective Massage and P3 Physical Therapy.
Anissa provides a strong, results driven Pilates foundation to address client needs and goals. She and a village of talented, amazing people work to serve and pass along the methodology of Joseph Pilates’ life’s work.