About Us

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Andrea Klaverkamp, Owner and Lead Instructor

Owner of Platinum Pilates and certified STOTT PILATES® instructor, Andrea Klaverkamp (formerly Cousins), has been teaching Pilates since 2006 and possesses certifications in a variety of fitness disciplines.  In 2008, Andrea completed the prestigious full certification with STOTT PILATES®, now Merrithew Health and Fitness.  This includes advanced Matwork, Reformer and Cadillac, Chair and Barrels, plus functional anatomy.  Certifications in TRX Group class, TRX Sports Medicine, Barre Amped and C.O.R.E. round out her areas of expertise.  She enjoys attending workshops around the country to continue learning from the best in the industry.  Andrea’s clients range in age from 13 to 85 with a variety of abilities and needs.  Physical needs she has worked with include whiplash injuries, hip and knee replacements, Multiple Sclerosis, marathon runners, dancers, pregnancies and postpartum fitness.  Andrea’s personalized programs coupled with her energy and passion in the studio are a source of inspiration for her clients.  It is her core belief that anyone can learn to build strength from the inside out.  Outside of the studio you might find Andrea rock climbing at a local rock gym with her husband, enjoying a nature walk with her family, or dining with friends.   At home she loves being a mother to her elementary aged daughter, wife to her husband, Scott, and caring for her cats,  Peanut Butter and Jelly.

Certifications:

Full certification with STOTT PILATES®, TRX Qualified Group Suspension Training, TRX Qualified Sports Medicine Training, Level 1 certification with Barre Amped, CORE foundation level 1. Andrea completes many workshops throughout the year to keep her current content fresh and to expand upon her depth of knowledge.

 

 

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Catie Payne, Mat Pilates Instructor

Catie has been an avid health, nutrition, and fitness enthusiast for several years. Growing up as a gymnast, she has always had a deep love of fitness. Once she discovered Pilates, she has fallen in love with the method and the balance that it brings to the body and mind. She recently completed her Mat Certification through Body Precision Pilates’ training program in Rosemont, PA, and hopes to continue pursuing further training and certifications. Catie recently moved to West Chester, and when not teaching Pilates, she spends her time working for a local non-profit called The Culture Project, loves running, reading, and the outdoors.

NOW HIRING PILATES INSTRUCTORS!

At Platinum Pilates we strive to provide the best Pilates experience for every client, maximizing their results and progress in their Pilates practice. Due to a growing client base we are seeking a certified Pilates instructor with at least 1 year of experience teaching privates, along with certification in all equipment and mat exercises on all levels.

Candidates must have a passion for Pilates, excellent communication skills, experience with customer service, computer skills to utilize software for scheduling, and be self-motivated and reliable. Hours will vary, but evening and weekend availability is a must. A minimum of 10 hours availability is required. Most of all, this candidate will be a brand ambassador for Platinum Pilates: active in the community, referring new clients and gaining their own clientele to train.

Please email your resume to Andrea@platinumpilatesstudio.com to apply.