Our Team

Or Kahlon

Or Kahlon is a world-renowned ballet dancer. He was the former soloist of the Royal Ballet of Spain and Nederlands Dans Theater. Or was the winner of the first season of So You Think You Can Dance, Israel. Leveraging his background in ballet, Or mastered the Pilates technique and has created his own unique flow-based choreography focused on technique & movement. Or has been training celebrity clients globally for over 15 years.

Shane

Shane has been a lifelong student of dance arts and fitness. A competitive dancer since middle school, she was able to travel the world and train with expert coaches in athletic conditioning, corrective exercises, post injury rehabilitation, and functional strength training. Pilates is her ultimate passion, combining her love of balance, strength, and body movement flow. Shane is expertly trained in multiple areas of Pilates (mat, chair, Cadillac, classical reformer, megaformer, and mixed athletic reformer equipment). Her signature class style balances foundational core strengthening with high energy body movement flow. And great music always.

Carly

Carly is a Balanced Body certified Pilates Instructor who combines her 10 years of Pilates training experience with her love of contemporary movement to create dynamic and challenging choreography for her group classes and private clients. Be ready to move. Be ready to sweat. Be ready to look and feel great!

Adrienne

Adrienne developed her passion for Pilates as a client at Pilates & Or, and after hundreds of classes, has completed her teacher training certification for Pilates Reformer with BodyLine Pilates. Adrienne was previously a professional swimmer and is a movement enthusiast.

Katie

Katie has been using her certifications in pilates, barre, yoga, and indoor cycling to create classes and programs designed to tone, sculpt and energize the body. Katie’s clientele includes teens, retirees, pre/postpartum moms, professional athletes, PT rehab, and the guy or girl who just wants to feel better in 60 minutes. Katie’s classes make every client feel seen, recognized, and cared for. She is thrilled to share her contagious enthusiasm with her new community of Santa Barbara.

Mei-Ling

Mei-Ling’s classes will offer you a challenging yet accessible intro to ballet technique, mixed with pilates fundamentals and energetic conditioning— let’s get dancing! Her extensive background includes training with American Ballet Theatre, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, and guest teaching at universities internationally. She has performed professionally with various contemporary companies in San Francisco; in television, Mardi Gras parades, and with Arcade Fire; and most recently was a soloist with New Orleans Ballet Theatre. She currently teaches at State Street Ballet.