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Meet the Instructors

of Body in Balance Studio

All of our instructors and trainers have just one goal in mind – your safety and success. Here at Body in Balance, we hire only the highest qualified, skilled, and certified instructors and personal trainers who are ready to share their love of fitness with you.

Personal training is an individualized workout plan specified for your personal fitness goals and needs. We can help you lose a few of those unwanted pounds, tone up for the summer, strengthen your core for your favorite sport, or even recover from an injury. No matter what your needs, our instructors are here to inspire, lead, and motivate you.

Ali Bodick - Instructors

Ali Bodick

Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer

Meet Ali Bodick! Ali’s love for movement started when she was a child, playing every sport imaginable. After college (where she played lacrosse for 3 years), Ali became certified in both personal training and group fitness and she’s been in the health and fitness industry ever since. Ali’s wealth of knowledge about all things fitness is incredible! Schedule a private lesson with her today, or register for one of her Pilates classes.

Alysha Oclassen- Instructors

Alysha Oclassen

Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor

Alysha Beth Oclassen is a dancer, movement instructor, massage practitioner, health advocate, writer, wife, mother, friend, and explorer. Discovering the joy of movement has been a great gift in her life, shaping the way she sees the world and herself within it. She feels blessed to have the opportunity to share what she has learned along her journey while supporting others in theirs.

Alysha’s fascination with bodies moving in space began with dance at the age of 7. She continued her training in Ballet, Jazz and Modern through college, receiving a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle in 2007. Along the way, injury and overuse led her to the Pilates technique and it’s incredible ability to balance, strengthen, and rehabilitate made her an instant devotee. She completed training programs, first in Classical Pilates under the tutelage of Roman Kryzanowska in 2000, and most recently with Balanced Body Pilates® in 2020 and studied with many other incredible teachers from various different styles in between. Alysha is also a graduate from Academy of Somatic Healing Arts, Atlanta, specializing in Neuromuscular and Sports Massage

In addition to Pilates, Alysha is an avid Yoga practitioner. She completed her first 200 hour yoga training in 2011, her 300 hour training in 2016 and graduated from Lara Hiemann’s anatomy based LYT Yoga’s teacher training program in 2020. She is a registered E-RYT 500 YACEP with Yoga Alliance.

Alysha loves blending dance, Pilates and Yoga techniques, tailoring client sessions to each individual and finding new, booty kicking ways to make clients sweat in her dynamic group classes. She loves cheering her clients on as they find their happy place in their own skin and is deeply committed to helping others express their joy.

Amy Erickson- Instructors

Amy Erickson

Lyra Instructor, Professional Acrobat/Performer, Aerial Yoga Play Instructor, ElevatED Flexibility Instructor

As a young gymnast, Amy learned to love being upside down. She continued to develop this love over the next ten years as a dedicated yogini.

Her journey led to circus arts in 2013 when she took her first flying trapeze class. From there she accelerated into the world of acrobatics, learning wraps and drops on the aerial silks, spins and contortions on the lyra, and became a flying trapeze instructor. In 2015, with the support of her fitness and yoga instructors, Amy received her Aerial Yoga Play certification.

Amy loves sharing the joy found in Aerial yoga and lyra with her students. She thrives on watching them learn to trust their bodies, to grow in their abilities, and let go of their fears – imparting a newfound courage beneficial in all aspects of their lives.

Argia Brockway

Argia Brockway

Dance Instructor

Argia Brockway was born in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Northern Nevada. Growing up as a dance teacher’s daughter, she was quickly introduced to dance at age three and fell in love with the art. Argia trained at many different studios throughout her years in Nevada, and performed in local productions, musicals, and competitions. Around the age of fourteen she continued her training in Orange County and Los Angeles, California, at studios such as The EDGE Performing Arts, Millennium Dance Complex, Jimmie DeFore Dance Center, and Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, to name a few. While Argia lived in the Los Angeles area she appeared in various Music Videos, Short Films, and Commercials. Eventually leading her to book a job performing at Disneyland. She was cast in a Bollywood show during ‘The Festival of Holiday’s’. Shortly after, she received a contract that would take her to Orlando, Florida, where she performed in a brand new interactive show at ‘Walt Disney World’, inside ‘Disney’s Animal Kingdom’, called ‘Bollywood Beats’, until Covid hit in 2020. Towards the end of the pandemic, Argia began teaching dance classes to children of all ages. Then her family decided to jump on a long time dream of living in Hawaii, so Argia moved to Maui in July of 2022. She is very excited for the new adventures awaiting her on the island, including sharing her passion and joy for performing and teaching dance.

Cassie Brockway

Cassie Brockway

Dance Instructor

Cassie Brockway was born and raised in San Francisco, California, where she began her dance training at the age of four. Her training led her to San Francisco Theatre Ballet Company where she performed in her first Nutcracker at a young age.

At the age of fifteen, Cassie began teaching dance at several dance studios, which led her to her second passion, choreography. Her first professional job was at Marriott’s Great America where she was hired to dance and sing. She continued on with San Jose Civic Light Opera’s Musical Theatre Company. She assisted with choreography and was given the opportunity to perform with professionals such as Michelle Lee, Tyne Daly, Ken Berry, and Joanne Worley to name a few. In 1983 Cassie was hired in a review at Harvey’s Hotel and Casino in Lake Tahoe Nevada. She continued traveling and performing throughout various cities and countries until deciding to get married and have a family.

She was then hired on at a community college in 1995, as a choreographer with Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company for eight years, while also on staff teaching various styles of dance. During this time she owned and operated her own studio, Cassie’s Backstage.

In 2005, Cassie then opened The Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada, where she taught and directed Clara’s Prayer, various musical theatre shows, and competition teams.

Prior to moving to Maui in 2022, Cassie was continuing to teach at a variety of studios in Northern Nevada. She is excited to share her passion of dance with the locals of Maui.

Celeste Davis- Instructors

Celeste Davis

Aerial, ElevatED Flexibility

Celeste is a ceaseless creative whose passion for exploring new horizons brought her to Maui from North Carolina.

As a young child, Celeste climbed everything from the ropes of her father’s boat to the kitchen fridge. Always searching for an outlet for her creative energies, she took her first Aerial Silks class right here at Body in Balance in 2016 and was hooked from her very first inversion.

Since then Celeste has gone on to become Aerial Yoga Play Certified and an ElevatED Flexibility instructor. She is finally able to embrace her restless spirit as she expresses her passion through teaching others the circus arts. Celeste finds an exceptional joy in teaching children how to harness their boundless energy into inspiring circus acts.

Chelsea McIntryre

Chelsea McIntryre

STOTT PILATES Instructor

Chelsea began her Pilates journey right here, as a student at Body in Balance, taking her first reformer class in 2019. With no plan but a love and curiosity for the method, she quickly signed up for nearby teacher training coursework. Chelsea completed her studies in the full STOTT PILATES repertoire the following year. It came full circle when Chelsea joined the Body in Balance team in December of 2020.

Kellie O'Rourke- Instructors

Kellie O'Rourke

TRX, MAD Dog Spin, Group Fitness Instructor, Urban Iron, Peak Pilates Mat Instructor, Buti Yoga Instructor

Kellie started her life long love of fitness as a gymnast. Along with a love of movement and competition she learned how great form translates into other sports and activities. In high school she began coaching gymnastics and that sparked her love of teaching. She attended Penn State University to get an undergraduate degree in Biology. There, she began teaching fitness classes at the school gym. Teaching innovative fitness classes became a great love and she continued to teach during Graduate school at University of Pittsburgh.

During grad school she became certified in TRX, spin, and other aerobic classes. She also ran two marathons. After a summer vacation during school she made it her goal to move to Hawaii after graduation. Two weeks after she finished she made Maui her home. She continues to run, cycle, hike with her dog, surf and paddle.

Her new fitness goals:
– Complete her 3rd marathon
– Do a triathlon
– Paddle an ocean channel race in her one-man canoe
– Help others complete their fitness goals!

Kristina Krikes- Instructors

Kristina Krikes

Certified BASI Pilates Instructor

While studying for her BASI Pilates teacher training in Los Angeles, Kristina was completely unaware of how Pilates would transform her life. She has been practicing and teaching the method for the past 14 years and it has given her experiences, relationships, and expansion that she never could have imagined – so many wonderful teachers and students have been her guiding lights and her own body has been a practice field of how to better exist in a body. Kristina loves sharing her knowledge and experience with anyone willing to dig in and get curious. A lifelong Maui visitor, living in Maui has always been Kristina’s dream and she is finally doing it! She is grateful to do the work she loves in the place she loves most of all.

Kyley Gallagher

Kyley Gallagher

Certified Aerial Lyra, Aerial Yoga, and Mat Yoga Instructor

Kyley, better known as “Indigo Wild” on stage, is a former Las Vegas Showgirl specializing in acrobatics, aerial, and fire performances. While living in Las Vegas she had the opportunity to train with Cirque Du Soleil’s world famous acrobats and is currently certified to teach aerial lyra, aerial yoga, and mat yoga. She now resides in Maui where she continues to share her passion for the movement arts.

Parker Bilecky

Parker Bilecky

Zumba Instructor

ZUMBA: Are you ready for a dance party?! Get your groove on at this fun and high energy dance cardio workout. This class will get you on your feet and dancing through a variety of dance genres; including salsa, dance hall, hip hop, and disco! Get ready to sweat, groove, and shake your booty!

Sarah Llewellyn

Sarah Llewellyn

GroupEx Instructor

Sarah Llewellyn is a dynamic instructor who specializes in various forms of fitness, dance, and personal training.

She has worked professionally for over 15 years as a dancer, performance artist, and Opera Singer (nationally and internationally). She has been featured on several music videos and television, including the “Britain’s Got Talent” semi finals.

She went through her first yoga teacher training in 2007 with Annie carpenter (YogaWorks). She also later became certified in BarreWorks, Zumba, Core Power Yoga (200hr), BootyBarre, PopPhysique, and Boxing.

Currently Sarah is introducing to Hawaii “D.O.T BOX” created by Sarah. D.O.T. Box combines elements of dancing and boxing in a very unique way that will get your body movin’ and a groovin!

Stephanie Falcone- Instructors

Stephanie Falcone

Certified Pilates Instructor

Stephanie grew up in Potomac, MD, just outside of Washington, D.C. She moved to Nashville, TN in 2009 to attend Vanderbilt University, where she was a Division I swimmer. During the summer of 2010, she was looking for another way to cross-train for swimming and discovered the Pilates Reformer. She quickly fell in love with the workout and realized it was something she wanted to learn to teach. Stephanie completed her Comprehensive Pilates Certification through Balanced Body in September 2011, and her PMA® certification in December 2014.

Stephanie moved to Maui in October 2015 and loves island life. She enjoys teaching Pilates because it is continually challenging and extremely beneficial for the body. It has also helped her through shoulder injuries from many years of competitive swimming. As a result, she has the drive to help others through their athletic injuries. She believes strongly in the power of movement and the importance of physical fitness for both the mind and body.

When not teaching her classes, Stephanie can be found performing as a singer/songwriter and working on paintings for her online Etsy store.

Stephanie Meyers

Stephanie Meyers

STOTT PILATES Instructor, ACE Personal Trainer, YogaFIT Instructor, LTF Pilates Coordinator and Certification, Silver Splash and Silver Sneakers, TRX Group Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer

Stephanie is an artist. Throughout her childhood, she spent time exploring the arts, reading and finding inspiration exploring the outdoors. Her studies include degrees in Advertising, Graphic Design and Interior Design.

During college, she discovered yoga, Pilates and water fitness for personal healing and stress reduction. Health and wellness have become her second passion and has been working in the industry since 2002. Currently, she is studying to complete her master certification with STOTT Pilates and Pilates Method Alliance.

After relocating to Maui in 2012, Stephanie spends free time exploring the island. This includes being active surfing, paddle boarding, hiking, diving, swimming, painting and illustrating children’s books.

Stephanie encourages clients to seek out their passions and embrace activities that help achieve personal interests and fitness goals.

Steven Haley- Instructors

Steven Haley

GroupEx Instructor

Steven was born and raised in small town in Mississippi. A move to Los Angeles in 2005 brought on a new lifestyle and a new focus. As a way to relieve his stress from a career in retail management, Steven found his passion for yoga. After about a year into his yoga practice, he enrolled in his first yoga teacher training in the summer of 2016. Soon after, Steven left his career in retail to pursue a full time career teaching yoga and managing a successful yoga studio in Los Angeles. Steven moved to Maui in 2021, where his passion for teaching yoga continues. With a focus on safety and alignment, it’s Steven’s goal for you to leave class feeling challenged, accomplished, and happy! Steven holds two 200 hour trainings in Power Vinyasa yoga. He also holds a certification in Yoga Sculpt – a blend of foundational yoga asana and cardio/weight training.

“If you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain” – Dolly Parton

Tara Angioletti- Instructors

Tara Angioletti

Pilates Instructor

Tara is one of Body in Balance’s Pilates instructors. Schedule a private lesson with her today, or register for one of her Pilates classes.

Wendy Savage- Instructors

Wendy Savage

GroupEx and Pilates Instructor

Wendy’s happy place is in the Pilates studio! After taking her first Pilates class in 2011, she immediately signed up for teacher training, not fully realizing the amazing door she had just walked through. The journey has been so much more rewarding than she had ever anticipated, and she continues to add to her education and certifications every year (that list is getting long!). Wendy is originally from San Diego and she is excited to share her love of pilates with the Body in Balance ohana. Her philosophy is simple – Have Fun! and Own Your Workout!

Yvette Richard

Yvette Richard

STOTT PILATES Certified Instructor, Ballet Instructor

Yvette Richard earned her Bachelor of Arts in Dance Performance, Choreography and Education from San Francisco State University in 2000. She danced with EMBAJE Dance Company, performing throughout the bay area and studied with recognized dance educator, Dr. Albirda Rose. Yvette has also practiced Pilates since her college years and became a Stott certified Mat and Reformer instructor in 2008.

Since her move to the islands in 2000, she has performed at various venues on Maui and neighboring islands with renowned choreographers David Ward, Andre Morissette and Koablue Dance Theater. In 2006, she worked as featured aerial acrobat for Mo’olelo Productions theatrical show, Honua’ula at the Marriott, Wailea and spent several years as the resident dance instructor at Island Spirit Yoga. In 2008, she gave birth to her first son, Noah Kai and then Tristan Nalu in 2010 and loves her new role as a mother.

Currently, Yvette is thrilled to be teaching both Pilates Reformer and Kid’s Ballet at Body In Balance.