meet the LSQP team

In addition to being highly trained, experienced, and talented in their respective disciplines—our instructors are the embodiment of our mission. Each and every one is truly passionate about inspiring, empowering, and energizing our community members to achieve their health, fitness, and wellness goals.

We couldn’t be more excited for you to meet them!

 
 
 
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Aileen May

Teaches LSQP
Pilates, Barre

Training
Balance Body 500 Hour Pilates Mat + Equipment

Experience
Has taught private and group Pilates for 8 years in studios all across Chicago.

Teaching Goals
To create a healing environment, increase self-awareness of mind-body-spirit, infuse classes with levity and humor while maintaining a high impact structure.

Outside the Studio
A talented dancer and performer often seen biking around her Logan Square hood!

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Angela Luem

Teaches LSQP
Pilates

Training
500 Hour Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certification through Pilates Chicago, 140 Hour Pilates Mat

Experience
Over 400 hours teaching Pilates Mat classes at LSQP and at Spire Wellness.

Teaching Goals
To inspire all of my students to feel freedom in their own bodies through Pilates. And to leverage Pilates to help clients that have specific needs such as pre/postnatal women and those with post-surgery scar tissue.

Outside the Studio
Creator of dance and movement - problem solving through improvisation. Dance teacher. Bartender at Band of Bohemia. In love with my little family - my boyfriend and two small dogs.

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Mandy Wetzel

Teaches LSQP
Pilates

Training
Power Pilates Mat Training + 500 Hour BASI Comprehensive Pilates Certification

Experience
7 years teaching Pilates and movement classes in a variety of club, studio, and in-home environments in Chicago.

Teaching Goals
To encourage students to explore their own mind-body connections while developing functional strength and ease of movement.

Outside the Studio
Creating film, dance and music + enjoying adventures with my husband and friends.

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Jennifer Lynne Le Vine

Teaches LSQP
Barre, Yoga

Training
200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Training + Barre Intensity Certified

Experience
Over a decade of alignment-focused yoga and barre.

Teaching Goals
Connecting breathwork to mindful movement, finding a balance of strength & flexibility, and lingering between effort & ease.

Outside the Studio
Co-founder of Soham Gatherings and Goddess Yoga Retreats. Plant-based chef and baker for The Wild Pineapple and her new company, Dharma Delights. Loves to read, bike, drink tea, make smoothie bowls, and chill with her dog & two cats!

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Michelle Andriano

Teaches LSQP
Yoga

Training
200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) training with the lovely Wendy Dahl of Blue Sun Yoga 

Experience
8 years of teaching all levels of vinyasa, restorative yoga, yoga for athletes, and youth yoga. Workshop design and facilitation in backbends, inversions, and yoga for runners.

Teaching Goals
To continue finding the organic connection with my students, guiding them through their yoga journey and connecting them to their deeper self. Also, to finally write my book.

Outside the Studio
Runner. Craft beer community connector. Avid doer of crossword puzzles. Travel enthusiast.

 

 
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JACKIE STEWART

Teaches LSQP
Pilates, Barre

Training
Stott Pilates Comprehensive Certified, Trained Bionuero Muscle Activation Technique

Experience
12 years teaching all levels and populations in New York City and Chicago.

Teaching Goals
To instill a sense of movement awareness and ease in the body and empower the individual to move with confidence. I love to teach people how to figure out their own physicality through building alignment, strength, flexibility and better execution of exercises that apply to their movement and fitness goals.

Outside the Studio
Professional dancer for The Lyric Opera and Chicago Repertory Ballet and choreographer with project based company Jaxon Movement Arts.

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Amy Mashlykin

Teaches LSQP
Pilates

Training
Stott 500 Hour Pilates Mat + Equipment, Certified Personal Trainer + Group Fitness Instructor

Experience
Nearly 2 decades of fitness training, with a shift to Pilates in 2017.

Teaching Goals
To encourage a holistic approach to health and wellness, and stress the importance of proper body mechanics to improve alignment and mobility to gain strength and endurance. Mind over matter!

Outside the Studio
Loves traveling and exploring. Current To Do List: ballet classes, trapeze school, and riding a bike in the city for the first time! 

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Olivia obregon

Teaches LSQP
Pilates, Barre

Training
Balanced Body 500 Hour Comprehensive Pilates and Barre Certification under Zayna Gold, Balanced Body Anatomy in 3D of the Shoulder and Anatomy of the Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot under Cheryl Forehand, Human Harmony and Standing Pilates with CoreAlign inventor Jonathan Hoffman.

Experience
Two years teaching full time in Boston before relocating to Chicago.

Teaching Goals
To help my students develop body awareness and notice transformation in themselves through their Pilates practice in their day-to-day lives, not just while working out.

Outside the Studio
Recently relocated to Chicago, Olivia enjoys exploring the city and meeting new people. She is excited to build her Pilates career in the Midwest!

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Katie Palmer

Teaches LSQP
Yoga

Training
200 RYT CorePower Yoga + Yoga Alliance Member. Trained in power, restorative, baby and me yoga + continuing education in prenatal and children’s yoga.

Experience
Two years teaching + over a decade of self practice + Health Made Simple teaching free education about health and fitness to Chicago communities.

Teaching Goals
For every student to leave class reinvigorated and renewed from her encouraging and challenging class; allowing students to focus on their needs through meditation, pranayama, asana and mindfulness. 

Outside the Studio
Can be found hanging with her hubby and rescue pup as they enjoy becoming first time parents. Fun fact, Katie used to be a professional clown and can breathe fire!

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ANGIE SHRINER

Teaches LSQP
WERQ Cardio Dance

Training
NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT), WERQ Cardio Dance

Experience
Angie has been teaching dance fitness since 2009. She has taught in Northwest Indiana, Chicago, and in New York.

Teaching Goals
To guide people to feel alive (and feel the groove) in their bodies! Notice I didn’t say “teach” people, I said “guide” people. I believe we are our own greatest teachers, and I love to help people better align with their inner compass! I believe everybody is different as EVERY BODY is different. I want to create a welcoming environment for people to explore a means of wellness that genuinely feels good to them.

Outside the Studio
Angie is an actor, songwriter, singer, introvert, & goofball. She prefers honest communication to small-talk, & she loves music & cinema & her family.

 
 

Interested in joining our team?

We are always looking to meet talented instructors! Send your resume to info@logansquarepilates.com.