Chelsea Streifeneder, PMA®-CPT, is an energetic, intelligent, fun-loving, practical Pilates teacher, writer, speaker, and proud business owner of Body Be Well Pilates, located in Red Hook, NY and Catskill, NY. A graduate of Bard College (BA in Writing and Dance), Chelsea has worked with celebrities, athletes, and dancers, and people from all walks of life and in various states of physical health over her 9 years. She has also served as a speaker and workshop instructor at the prestigious Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, NY. Inspired by the fact that Pilates transformed her body and spirit when she was first introduced to the practice, she is passionate about sharing the practice with others. Chelsea’s teaching style is not geared toward getting clients to fit into a size “zero”, but rather to motivate and strengthen them mentally, physically, and emotionally so that they can live balanced, healthy, joyful lives. She manifests a genuine love for Pilates, fitness, and health – and loves nothing more than helping others become healthy and strong. To that end, she has become a thought leader in the industry – most recently the cover girl for the highly respected Pilates Style magazine, newly named Pilates expert for Living Rhinebeck magazine, and longtime writer and contributor to publications such as Activewear USA, Pilates Intel, PilatesGlossy, and Prevention. In addition to her media presence, Chelsea is a popular, relatable motivational speaker who has given talks and workshops at the prestigious Omega Institute, as well as regional healthcare centers, schools, and as a guest on radio shows. A brand ambassador for KDW apparel, she is also the creator of five Pilates online instructional videos with Booya Fitness, giving clients from all over the world the opportunity to experience her effervescent personality and contagious love for all things Pilates and wellness. Not only does Chelsea provide her students with the tools needed for a healthy lifestyle, but she likewise helps studio owners achieve healthy, balanced studio experiences through her signature “Studio Shape Up” program. Through this initiative, Chelsea promotes success for fellow Pilates entrepreneurs by sharing what she has learned along the way.