Angelie Melzer

Angelie is a Master Instructor at Team Pilates.  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 and is still surgery free today! She is an authorized Instructor Trainer for Balanced Body and 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.

She is the owner/founder of Team Pilates® an Educational/Training Organization Member of the Pilates Method Alliance®. Team Pilates® offers numerous continuing education courses in the Pilates Method, Pilates Movement Therapy for Children, Bosates® and Anatomy in 3D, as well as private sessions on the Pilates equipment, mat and standing work. She has completed continuing education courses in Pilates through DK Body Balancing, STOTT and Polestar. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Management. She holds additional certifications as a Personal Trainer from ACE and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. She is a member of IDEA Health and Fitness Association.

Angelie started her Pilates training in 1988 due to severe Scoliosis and continued her Pilates training throughout her professional dance career. Angelie has performed and taught with numerous professional ballet companies throughout the United States including Colorado Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, Aspen/Santa Fe Ballet, Dayton Ballet and Kansas City Ballet.

She currently holds the highest level of national certification in the Pilates Industry; a PMA Pilates Gold Certification®. She was one of the first individuals to take the PMA National Certification and obtain this 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 United States. In addition, she has completed the Core Dynamics Teacher Training under the tutelage of Michelle Larssen.

Angelie Melzer instructs the following:
  • Reformer/BODHI Circuit
  • If you like Reformer class, you will LOVE this Circuit! Combine Reformer work with BODHI Suspension Fun and Viola!!!

  • OoV Barre
  • Combining a passion for movement and the desire to share that passion with others, Angelie will take you on a RIDE in this Oov Barre class!BARREBalanced Body Barre takes the best of the original Lotte Berk method and updates it with Balanced Body Movement Principles to create a high energy, safe and fun workout appropriate for all fitness levels and ages.OOVThe Oov activates core stabilizing muscles while also gently extending the spine to stimulate healthy intervertebral disc lubrication. From stretching to core strengthening to rehabilitation, or for relaxation, the Oov offers significant benefits for spinal health. Its highly durable foam complements the spine‚Äôs natural curves.

  • Oov for Flexibility and Strength
  • Oov for Flexibility & Strength:
    This class will allow you to workout in a way that when you are done, you feel flexible while still having had a demanding workout. How it works: the Oov is a 3D tool that allows to feel your body working to create slow movements on your back, your side, your stomach, kneeling standing. It conforms to your spine creating axial elongation and opening the spaces between discs. Diaphragmatic breath will happen here because of the position of your chest in relation to the pelvis. Great for low bone density, athletes, core training and pelvic floor work. Bring your own oov if you have one, if not check the size below that fits you best. Sizes available in class: 2 small, 2 medium, 1 large. NOT appropriate for 2 trimester pregnancy, trauma or torn ligaments or muscles, fractures.
    Small Up to 5'6" (1.7m) Up to 121 lb (55kg)
    Medium 5'6" to 5'11" (1.7-1.8m) 121-165 lbs (55-77kg)
    Large Over 5'11" (1.8m+) Over 165 lbs (75kg+)