Pilates - Sculpt

This class is taught by:

Aiyesha Ghani

Aiyesha teaches Yoga, Pilates, Cycling, and Rock Climbing-- A long time competitive and club swimmer, Aiyesha is also a swim coach at Miami Country Day School. One of the “Original Gangsta’s”, Aiyesha devoted a lot of time to developing what is now “Yoga Gangsters” and has been working to provide yoga outreach programs throughout Miami since 2009. In the 5th grade, Aiyesha found a book in her school library titled “Yoga for Kids” and has been practicing ever since… She lead her first class in Spanish while living abroad in Panama and Mexico in 2004 and 2007, finally making the decision to get certified in 2009 through YogaWorks in NYC. She spends a lot of time rock climbing and developed Peaceful Rock: a style that focuses on building strength, concentration, and awareness--from the core of the mind and the body. Her classes are instructive, strong, calming, and genuine. She speaks from the heart and always tries to encourage others to do the same.

Trisha Carter

Trisha Carter began her training in Maine with Bossov Ballet Theater and continued training abroad under the instruction of Irina Trofimova, Alla Sizova, Natalia Papinashvilli, Dimitri Simkin, and Vadim Pisarev. She completed her schooling at the Harid Conservatory and Kirov Academy before joining Houston Ballet II and later Ballet Florida. In Florida, Trisha has worked with multiple companies and choreographers performing both locally and internationally: Cuban Classical Ballet, Miami Contemporary Dance Company, Dance Now Ensemble, and is currently a soloist with Florida Grand Ballet.

Trisha received her Inner Balance Barre certification with Amy Berntsen and has been teaching at Inner Balance for two years. She continues to teach ballet throughout the Miami area when she is not performing or already on the Inner Balance Studio schedule. Trisha holds a B.B.A. in International Business & Trade and a B.S. in International Economics. Besides ballet, she loves to cook and is working on a food blog, while pursuing her own investment business.

Jori Olmeda

Jori Olmeda was born in Mexico City and lived in Southern California until her early twenties when she moved to South Florida. She majored in Communications and Marketing as well as the performing arts. As a talented singer, she loves being in front of an audience. Jori discovered her passion for fitness after taking classes at Inner Balance as a client. She started exercising because her health had begun to deteriorate due to poor nutrition and lack of physical activity. Over the course of 2 years, Jori introduced herself to Pilates, Yoga and Barre.  She shed 35 pounds and changed her physique completely. Jori's passion is barre.  She loves how it incorporates the best of yoga, Pilates and dance into one amazing workout.  It was her dedication for the work that led her to complete the rigorous Booty Barre certification.  She became a certified instructor in April 2014. Jori also completed Equinox's Pilates mat certification in September 2014.

Jori’s mantra is “ The price of excellence is discipline” and she believes that patience and dedication will take you where you want to be, no matter your age or health.

A challenging and intense workout designed for those who love to feel the burn and break a sweat! Lift, sculpt and tighten your way to the ideal Pilates physique.

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 18 8:30 am - 9:15 am with Aiyesha Ghani
  • Wed Dec 19 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Aiyesha Ghani
  • Thu Dec 20 8:30 am - 9:15 am with Aiyesha Ghani
  • Wed Dec 26 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Trisha Carter
  • Thu Dec 27 8:30 am - 9:15 am with Trisha Carter
  • Wed Jan 02 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Jori Olmeda