About the Instructor

Dorothy Pierman is a certified Pilates instructor, a certified Z Health and Performance practitioner and a Washington state licensed massage therapist (#00022586), with 15+ years of Pilates teaching experience.  
She trained and certified through Balance Within Movement Studio's comprehensive 650+ hour Pilates Teacher Training program.  

She specializes in individual Pilates instruction using both apparatus and mat exercises.  Since late 2006, she has run a successful Pilates practice in Bellevue.  She has also taught group Pilates mat and reformer classes at the Bellevue Club, Pro Sports Club and Bellevue Family YMCA. 

Dorothy's approach is rooted in traditional Pilates and has evolved through extensive studies + continuing education in movement, brain based fitness and bodywork.  She is passionate about this work and adapts her approach to meet the unique needs of each person In her free time, Dorothy loves spending time outdoors in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her family: Josh (love of 20+ years) and Pace (greyhound).