Adrianna van Elswijk
Adrianna van Elswijk credits Pilates with giving her the increased strength of mind, body and spirit needed to address health and personal challenges. She was first introduced to the practice of Pilates in the late 1990s by Carol Phillips and has studied with Dorothee VandeWalle since 2000. After applying Pilates principles to both training women at Curves and assisting with her father’s in-patient rehabilitation following a traumatic brain injury. Adrianna combines her educational and practical experience in Pilates, theater, competitive walking, ballroom dance, clinical social work, percussion performance, historic preservation and entrepreneurship in a caring and humorous, yet demanding, teaching style.