Founder and Principal Instructor
Julee Jones, founder and principal instructor at The Pilates Place, has practiced and taught Pilates for more than17 years. She earned her certification in 2001 after completing a rigorous 700-hour training program through the prestigious New York Pilates Studio. She trained in the True Pilates method under Romana Kryzanowska, whom Joe Pilates handpicked as his successor. Julee is committed to changing lives through Pilates, leading students through the exercises routine safely with individualized attention and specialized focus on each clients' unique needs.
Julee continues to find new ways to use her exercise knowledge to inspire others, believing that one’s connection to his or her body enhances both mental and physical fitness. In addition to Pilates, Julee is a certified BootyBarre instructor. Julee is also one of Nashville's only certified cancer exercise specialists, helping cancer survivors and those undergoing treatment leverage the power of exercise to aid their recovery and rehabilitation.
Kelly is a Bootybarre certified barre instructor. She was previously certified in Exhale Core Fusion barre. Her classes help to build a strong foundation upon which you will lengthen and strengthen your muscles, giving you that lean, graceful and strong body. A Philadelphia native, she now lives with her husband, son and three German Sheperds in Bellevue.
Marna loves Christian Yoga, because she feels that it is a wonderful way to help people grow and meet Jesus. The physical yoga practice is the same as in a typical yoga class. The spiritual side of the practice invites people to meditate on scripture while they listen to Christian music played throughout the practice. Marna was certified over ten years ago and has an EYRT200, YACEP certification. She has been married to Chuck for 37 years; they have four beautiful adult children and are blessed with ten grandchildren.