Master Trainers

Fhe Manalili Samia - Master Trainer

Fhe Manalili Samia is a Master Trainer for Core Systems of Smart Movement including Core Reform, Core Barre and Core Suspend.  She is also certified trainer in Pilates Academy International in New York(PAI), Stott Pilates, REDCORD Neurac (Norway), Yoga Alliance (RYT 200) and Les Mills Asia Pacific programs and

former program head in Body Combat and Body Jam at Fitness First Philippines.

Fhe is one of the Top 4 Nike women’s Elite in the Philippines (2005-2008). Fhe was the private Fitness trainer of former President of the Republic of the Philippines (Ms. Gloria Macapagal Arroyo) from 2006-2009.

She's been in the Fitness Industry for over 20 years teaching multiple programs in group exercise, dance choreography as well as personal training.

Fhe is also a Lead Instructor and Fitness Technical Consultant HIPHOP NIKE ROCKSTAR Fitness tour in the Philippines.

Fhe has presented and participated in countless Fitness competitions and shows including MTV HIP HOP GRIND, Aerobics Marathon Champion, National Power lifting Champion (Philippines), Won the title Ms. Great Bodies and Ms. Fitness 2000(sponsored by GNC), Asian Aerobic Champion(ASIAFIT 1998-1999,Hongkong), Gold medalist in the International Aerobic Championship(USA 2000-2002) and Silver medallist Asian Power lifting Championship.2 timer Fitness presenter, Asian Fitness Convention(ASIAFIT 2011 & 2013,Bangkok Thailand).

Fhe’s experience as a Group Exercise program head and fitness and aerobics presenter lets her keep her workshops fun and interactive for all levels.

Shauna Smith Yates - Master Trainer

Shauna is owner and an instructor at The Bodysmith in Springfield, Missouri.  Shauna began her Pilates instruction in 1999 to rehab a reoccurring injury from her many years of ballet training.

She fell in love with the movement, range of motion and strength training Pilates provided to her own body. 

Shauna began her certification in 1999 in the Stott Pilates® method while finishing her degree at Drury University in Studio Art and Art History.  In 2002, received her Instructor Trainer Certification in Toronto, Canada. 

In addition to her work with her private clients, Shauna has provided Stott Pilates® education to students to Springfield, the surrounding areas, and has spent time teaching in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Bundang, South Korea. 

Shauna has also furthered her education by becoming a CORE BARRE Smart Movement® Master Trainer.  Shauna now provides CORE BARRE™  and CORE SUSPEND™ education in the Midwest at The Bodysmith.

Susanne Frey - Trainer

Susanne, originally from Germany, has been in Singapore for more than 2 years. 

From the age of five she fell in love with classical ballet and later ventured into different styles of contemporary dances. 

In 1997 she started teaching Tango Argentino.  Her keen interest to teach clients with special issues and pre and postnatal is based on her background as a graduated nurse.  Her clinical expertise is wide and varied, she has worked as a senior nurse in Orthopedic and Accident surgery, Orthopedic rehabilitation and Obstetrics.

She is passionate about integrating her anatomical and physiological knowledge, her Pilates and Gyrotonic skills and her love for movement and music to give her clients the ability to integrate the combination in movement patterns into their daily life. 

She has been teaching Pilates since 2002 and is a full level 1 and level 2 certified Stott and PAI (Pilates on Fifth Academy International) instructor and has completed the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® level 1 foundation courses.  For the system of SMART MOVEMENT® she holds the certification in CORE BARRE™ , CORE SUSPEND™ and CORE REFORM™ .  She has been a CORE BARRE  Master trainer since 2012.

Jan Monczynski - Master Trainer

Jan Monczynski is a Licensed Massage and Body Work Therapist (LMBT). While attending The Therapeutic Massage Training Institute (TMTI) she was asked to be an assistant teacher in the Swedish Massage class, which started her love for teaching. In 1994 she transferred to and graduated from The Southeastern School of Neuromuscular and Massage Therapy where she continued on as instructor of Neuromuscular Massage, Allied Modalities, Swedish Massage and Muscular Anatomy Courses until 2002.

After leaving the school Jan started her training in the Stott Pilates® method, and received her full certification in 2005. In 2008 she became a Certified Instructor Trainer.

Jan sees private clients with special conditions, and with over 20 years of teaching experience has provided training to hundreds of students in both Massage and Pilates.  

Jan is now a Certified Instructor Trainer for Pilates Academy International (PAI) and a Master Trainer for The System of Smart Movement® including, CORE SUSPEND, CORE REFORM and AIS Stretching. 

Jan has the keen ability to recognize habitual situations that can contribute to muscular imbalances and faulty movement patterns, thereby educating clients and students on changes they can easily make to help alleviate them.  Realizing that smart movement is the missing link for her clients with chronic pain conditions Jan has become extremely passionate about fitness and not just the education of students in movement but also the education of clients on how to better their lives.

Caroline Richardson - Trainer

Caroline Richardson, a London native, comes to Core Barre with a strong movement and dance background.

Caroline was trained in London, England at the Royal Ballet School and the Laine Theatre Arts.

As a professional dancer her travels brought her to Branson, Missouri where she spent many years as a Soloist and Dance Captain/Company Manager of "Spirit of the Dance".

After ending her dancing career, Caroline moved to Springfield and was introduced to Stott Pilates®. Quickly falling in love with the Stott method Caroline decided to become certified. Caroline is thrilled to be a part of The Bodysmith and Core Bare team and looks forward to bringing the benefits of Pilates to her clients.