Hot Pilates

This class is taught by:

April Pulli

April is originally from Long Island, New York and has always had a passion for fitness and staying active. She started teaching group fitness classes as a part time job while in college. After graduating, April pursued a career in fashion in New York City but her love for fitness was always there. She continued to teach part time, it was her “fun job” her release from the daily grind of New York City. As an Instructor for over 30 years,April has obtained multiple certifications such as AFAA group fitness,Spinning,Booty Barre,P90X,Bootcamp,Mat Pilates and POUND. In 1997 April moved to South Florida,she lives in Parkland with her husband and daughter. April continues to stay active and loves teaching and sharing her knowledge of fitness with others.April has always had a passion for fitness, staying active and overall wellness. As a group fitness instructor for over 30 years she is certified by The Athletics Fitness Association of America (AFAA). She has since obtained additional certifications in Spinning,Booty Barre,P90x ,Bootcamp,Mat Pilates and POUND. For April teaching group fitness is the greatest job in the world. She gets to share her passion for fitness with others by creating high energy, fun classes that will motivate and challenge you to be the best version of yourself. April loves being a part of this amazing community of fitness minded people.
April currently teaches
Hot Pilates, Love Spin Circuit and POUND.

Melissa McLarney

Melissa grew up in New Jersey. After moving to South Florida in 2009 she earned her Masters in Education and taught middle school writing. After her children were born she discovered yoga and then Pilates as not only a fantastic workout but an excellent way to practice mental focus, improve her health, and heal sports injuries. Now she brings her love of teaching to the fitness world.

In her classes students of all levels can expect to be challenged and to aim for their personal best in a super fun atmosphere with cool beats, good vibes, and lots of positive energy.

Lisa Kehoe

Originally from Key West Florida, Lisa has now settled into the South Florida area as a practicing attorney. Lisa found herself gravitating towards fitness in her years as a law student. She found that Pilates and Barre classes were not only a great way to get in shape but also a way to escape the daily stresses and hit that mental refresh button to find the perfect work-home life balance.

In her classes, you can expect to be challenged both physically and mentally, with the ultimate goal of providing a creative outlet for you to destress and rejuvenate your mind.

Maria Nazaryeva

Originally from the Russian Ural Mountains. Maria has been living in the USA (Northern Virginia) for 4 years. She has been working with the USA Aerobics Gymnastics national team. She has trained multiple international and national champions.
Maria has been doing gymnastics for over 15 years. She is in love with the active sports lifestyle.

Maria has competed at the highest levels of national and international competitions and has worked with the great professionals all around the world, Maria is excited to bring the best of fitness and body weight training standards to Evolution Yoga.

Amy Frank

Amy has a lot of energy. She is a mama and certified yoga, pilates, and barre instructor. Fitness has been her passion for as long as she can remember. She has taken this love to her community, inspiring her students to go beyond what they believe they can achieve, leading to an increase in confidence and self-love.

Exclusively at Evolution, Amy’s classes are a thoughtful blend of breath-centered flow, skillful alignment cues, inspired sequencing, and purposeful moments of pause and reflection. Specializing in core stability, balance and flexibility, she brings her passion for a holistic fitness regime to every one of her classes. Expect to sweat, push yourself, and have fun.

Melanie Cordover

Melanie is a native Floridian who grew up dancing in Miami. Her love for dance created her passion her yoga. Melanie’s yoga journey started later in life and has brought her to a beautiful chapter filled with wonderful and inspiring people. Her practice is one of energy, enthusiasm and enjoyment. Yogic themes, fun sequences and mindful gratitude add to the spiritual experience. She embraces the artistry of yoga and enjoys teaching non-heated vinyasa, heated power flows and yin classes. In addition, Melanie is certified in Hot Pilates and Pilates Fusion, so join her for some great body conditioning! She is a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) with American Yoga, and certified in both advanced yin and HOT 26. Melanie is married to Alan, and they have three young adult children, Jared, Julia and Joey, her pride and joy.

Kelsey Coggins

After years of being unhappy managing a restaurant, Kelsey knew she needed a career change. Looking for an outlet, she found herself in a Barre class and took a leap of faith. With her extensive background in dance she was able to train under April Clendenin to become a Barre instructor. This opened the door for her to get certified in Hot Pilates at Evolution Yoga. Her commitment, loyalty, and work ethic earned her the title of Lead Hot Pilates instructor and has given her the opportunity to work along side Maxine Schwartz to help manage the studio from behind the scenes.

April Clendenin

April’s love of dance started at a very young age. At the age of 15, she moved away from her family to pursue her dance training year-round at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, FL and spent her summers with Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, WA. After an unfortunate injury left her unable to pursue dance professionally, April returned home to focus on her education. In 2014, she relocated to South Florida with her husband and two boys. April quickly found Barre as a great fitness program that brought her back to her dancing days. It was then that she realized fitness was her calling. April is currently certified in Barre, PiYo, as well as Hot Pilates. As Lead Barre instructor she has developed two training curriculums that are currently offered at Evolution Yoga.

Balls, bands, light weights and more are used in this high-intensity class to assist in creating proper form and to intensify certain exercises. This class uses the technique of traditional mat pilates and the intensity of cardio intervals to create a whole body workout. 95 degrees with 40% humidity.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Oct 19 9:15 am - 10:15 am with April Pulli
  • Fri Oct 19 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm with Melissa McLarney
  • Sat Oct 20 9:30 am - 10:30 am with April Pulli
  • Sat Oct 20 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Lisa Kehoe
  • Sun Oct 21 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Maria Nazaryeva
  • Sun Oct 21 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Melissa McLarney
  • Sun Oct 21 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Melissa McLarney
  • Mon Oct 22 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Amy Frank
  • Mon Oct 22 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Melanie Cordover
  • Mon Oct 22 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Lisa Kehoe
  • Tue Oct 23 9:00 am - 10:00 am with April Pulli
  • Tue Oct 23 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm with Kelsey Coggins
  • Tue Oct 23 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm with Maria Nazaryeva
  • Wed Oct 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with April Clendenin
  • Wed Oct 24 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Maria Nazaryeva