Jill Marlow Krutzkamp – Pilates, Barre, Conditioning Programs & Dance
Jill Marlow Krutzkamp, Pilates and Wellness Director, Professional Dancer, has been dedicated to dance and the performing arts for over 27 years. Her formal dance training began at the Draper Center for Dance Education in Rochester, New York, at the age of 12. As a result, she spent time studying at the American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet and at Indiana University. Jill spent 14 years dancing professionally, beginning her dance career with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre. She then spent nine years with the Cincinnati Ballet and recently retired from the Kansas City Ballet after completing her fourth season to pursue her passion for helping others with the development of their dancing careers.
Jill earned her degree in Health Education from the University of Cincinnati in 2011. To do so, she trained over 400 hours interning at Prehab Pilates & Physical Therapy in Cincinnati. Since, she has been a Pilates instructor for the Kansas City Ballet. Jill presides over a health-inspired blog, Dance Healthier, which promotes and inspires the integration of dance in living a healthier lifestyle.
Rachel Parker – Yoga
Rachel Parker, Yoga Teacher E-RYT discovered yoga in her teens and has been practicing for over 15 years. Since receiving her 200 hour certification in 2011, she has taught over 1500 classes earning her the designation of Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance. Over the years she has had the privilege of teaching to most all populations and ability levels, allowing her to hone her skills of modification. Through this experience, she has seen first-hand that yoga is truly for everyone and can be adapted to almost any level. She has received certifications in prenatal yoga as well as PiYo(pilates/yoga fusion). Always a student, she has taken various workshops and trainings to learn and continually develop engaging more effective classes. In 2016 she began working as a coach on several teacher trainings and will be co-leading a training for new teachers in 2017. Rachel touts yoga as her biggest passion in life and feels extremely grateful to have stumbled onto it at such a young age. She finds immense fulfillment in helping people live more full lives by developing a mind body connection.