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Inspira's Pilates Instructors

Hannah Kearney, BFA

Pilates Program Manager, Pilates Instructor

Hannah is an alumna of the George Mason University School of Dance, where she earned her BFA in Dance and a minor in Arts Management. After completing her studies, she returned to her hometown of Philadelphia, PA driven by her passion for Pilates. Determined to expand her skill set, she diligently pursued and achieved her classical mat and reformer certifications from Body Precision in Radnor, PA.

In late 2017, Hannah embarked on her teaching journey at AFC Fitness in the vibrant Bala Cynwyd, PA. Her dedication to sharing the transformative power of Pilates led her to venture to the bustling city of Brooklyn, NY in the summer of 2018. Since then, she has been fervently instructing in the captivating realm of south Brooklyn.

In 2019, Hannah further enhanced her expertise by attaining certifications in Cadillac, Spine Corrector, Ladder Barrel, and Chair from the esteemed Club Pilates. This comprehensive range of qualifications showcases her commitment to mastery and providing a holistic Pilates experience.

Lynne Balliette, MFA

Pilates Instructor

Lynne is nationally certified as an NCPT® (Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher), boasting an impressive track record of over two decades. Throughout her career, she has skillfully catered to clients of diverse age groups and varying abilities, making a positive impact on their lives.

Her journey commenced in the esteemed Dance department of Goucher College, where she honed her expertise. Building on her early successes, Lynne further expanded her knowledge and experience by devoting several years to serving clients in the outpatient department of the renowned Hospital for Special Surgery. Her focus primarily revolved around assisting individuals in post-rehabilitation and the elderly population.

In 2009, Lynne attained a master’s degree in Movement Science from the esteemed Teachers College, Columbia University, complementing her earlier achievement of an MFA in Dance from the prestigious University of Michigan. These academic accomplishments have equipped her with a profound understanding of movement and the intricacies of the human body.

Residing in Park Slope for numerous years, Lynne is delighted to contribute her expertise to the esteemed team at Inspira PT, further enhancing her connection with her beloved neighborhood.

Victoria Starbuck 

Pilates Instructor

Victoria is a BASI’s Comprehensive Teacher Training Program graduate specializing in Pilates for scoliosis. She was first introduced to Pilates as a young dancer. She developed a deeper appreciation for the movement form when she started taking private sessions from an expert in Pilates for scoliosis. This improved understanding of her spine helped Victoria to reduce back pain and improve her alignment. Additionally, it inspired her to become an instructor. Since 2020, Victoria has taught Pilates in Texas, Hawaii, and North Carolina, taking continuing education courses, including movement anatomy. 
Victoria also works in political conflict research and data management. She holds an MA in Digital Asset and Media Management from King’s College London and a BA in History from UNC-Greensboro.