Misty Lynne Cauthen, Certified Master Trainer, Studio Owner Misty Lynne has been a Certified Pilates Instructor since 2001. Since discovering the benefits of Pilates, Misty has made it her mission to bring the healing, invigorating and uplifting effects of the Method to her clients and friends. Misty Lynne has spearheaded several Pilates programs around the Pittsburgh area, and has taught Pilates at several prestigious local institutions, including Point Park University’s internationally renowned department of dance and the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. Misty was certified with the PhysicalMind Institute in 2000, and completed her Peak Pilates certification in 2006. In 2008, she became a Master Instructor for Balanced Body, the world’s largest and Pilates equipment manufacturer and education provider. Since then, Dragonfly Pilates has been an authorized training center for the Balanced Body Education Teacher Training program. Misty Lynne was one of the first teachers of the Balanced Body Barre program and Bodhi Suspension Systems. Misty has honed her skills by training around the country and around the world to include hosting Pilates retreats in Rome and central Italy, as well as the Italian Riviera and Paris, France. In 2014, Misty Lynne expanded her knowledge further by becoming a Certified Golf Fitness Instructor by Hole in One Pilates International(tm). This certification requires intimate knowledge of the biomechanics of the golf swing and golf conditioning so that Pilates principles can be applied as functional conditioning tools for golfers of all ages and levels.
Misty Lynne’s core philosophy is simple: to ensure that people achieve the pinnacle of balance between body, mind, and motion — and she brings her heart and soul to her every client in every session.