Calleja Smiley – Pilates Instructor
Calleja Smiley is a STOTT Pilates® certified instructor and post-rehabilitation specialist. As a lifelong mover and dancer, Calleja is passionate about helping people discover how to live and move well in their bodies. She enjoys working with a wide range of clients toward pursuing their fitness goals, recovering from injuries, and feeling physically stronger and more confident.
Originally from Michigan, Calleja was introduced to Pilates as a young pre-professional dancer, and has been practicing the method ever since. She received her first STOTT Pilates® certification in 2011 and has continued to teach wherever her dance career has taken her, including Houston, San Francisco, metro-Detroit, and most currently New York City. Calleja holds a BFA in Dance from Alonzo King LINES Ballet/Dominican University of CA and works as a freelance dancer for several companies throughout New York City.
She tailors each class and private session specifically to the clients’ needs. Calleja incorporates sound biomechanics within all of the workouts that she teaches in an accessible manner to produce the safest and most effective Pilates experience.
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