ANGELIE is the CEO of TEAM Pilates® and Ascend Mentoring, a Principle Educator for Balanced Body Education and an International presenter. She is an NCPT® through the National Pilates Certification Program, Pilates Method Alliance and a licensed GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS® with over thirty years in the industry. She has become well known for her work with Scoliosis and Chronic Pain. Angelie will be releasing her first book in early 2024.

Angelie enjoys spreading the love of Pilates and movement worldwide, certifying and educating new instructors on how to work with specialty clients, run a new business, stay focused and avoid burnout. Making others successful and maintaining a high-quality of standard for the industry is her passion!

Angelie began studying Pilates back in 1988 due to severe Scoliosis. As a result of her practice, she had a successful career as a professional Ballet dancer, hired at the age of 14 as a company member with Colorado Ballet, she continues to perform today, and is still surgery-free! Angelie has performed and taught with numerous professional ballet companies throughout the United States including Colorado Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, New Mexico Ballet Company, Dayton Ballet, and Kansas City Ballet. 
Angelie was awarded Woman Of the Year by the YWCA in 2004.  She has co-created and written several courses, manuals and DVDs, to include Balanced Body Continuing Education courses, a Pre and Post Natal Pilates DVD and Movement Therapy for Children Course Manual. She worked as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri and University of New Mexico, as well as guest faculty at Texas A&M. Angelie was one of the first individuals to take the PMA National Certification and obtain the NCPT status. She was originally
certified by the PhysicalMind Institute in New York City in 1999 and became a Certifying Instructor / Teacher Trainer for them in the spring of 2003, certifying numerous Pilates practitioners throughout the World. In addition, she has completed multiple Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Trainings with Core Dynamics under the tutelage of Michelle Larssen and Balanced Body Education. She is the owner/founder of Team Pilates®. Team Pilates® offers numerous continuing education courses in the Pilates Method, Pilates Movement Therapy for Children, Bosates® and other important topics in the industry.

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management and holds additional certifications as a Strain Counter Strain Practitioner,  Personal Trainer from ACE, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and NASM.