The Maven Team

Michelle Donati

Michelle is a certified Pilates instructor. She holds a certification for Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies as well as certificates in the fundamentals of Pilates using the mat, Cadillac, Wunda Chair, and Reformer. She has a Pilates Sports Center (PSC) Teacher Training Certification, a BASI Certification from Rael Isacowitz, a Sheppard Method Pilates Certification, and a Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certification—the Professional Association of Pilates through which she pursues regular professional development.

Furthering her professional knowledge, she has studied under master trainers such as Rael Isacowitz (BASI Pilates Founder) and Risa Sheppard (PMA Educational Member). BASI is a world leader in Pilates Teacher Training, education and equipment and honours the Pilates history and the legacy handed down by Joseph Pilates by providing a solid foundation in all aspects of the Pilates method.

Under Michelle’s detail-oriented instruction, attention is given to each exercise to ensure that clients gain the full benefit of a Pilates session. The satisfaction of seeing clients progress and grow motivates her to continue to bring together a unique collection of knowledge, skill, and experience to support clients in achieving a positive and healthy lifestyle.

Originally from Italy, Michele has spent the past six years working in Los Angeles, California, and the United Kingdom.