Joy Karl (Director of Education), Is certified in Level 1 Stott Pilates, Zen*ga, Barre, Injuries and Special Populations, Hatha Yoga, ACE Personal Training, FMS and Precision Nutrition Coaching. Joy has been a yoga practitioner for more than 25 years and has been a practitioner of Stott Pilates for10 years. Prior to teaching pilates and yoga at Practice Fitness Studio, Joy was a high school teacher and administrator in Dayton, Ohio. She brings a wealth of knowledge to her current position as the Director of Education at Fitness Practice. Joy works with the Instructor Trainers to help guide new instructors through the process of becoming fully certified and to help current instructors maintain their certification.
Patrick is the owner of Practice Fitness and the studio’s Senior Instructor. He has been teaching Pilates, functional movement and personal training in Ohio since 2003, garnering over 15,000 hours of instruction with a wide variety of clients. He is a certified Teacher Trainer for Merrithew, the parent company of STOTT PILATES, and as a Hosted Training Center for Merrithew, the studio offers a wide variety of professional education in Pilates and personal training.