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Pilates 4 Life is a movement studio that provides the communities of West Sonoma County and surrounding areas with high quality and intelligent Pilates, Yoga, as well as an onsite Reiki practitioner. We aim to create a warm and inviting environment where you can feel supported to connect, heal and thrive in your body. We offer private, semi-private group and Pilates reformer/equipment classes as well as a variety of  mat Pilates, Yoga and pre and postnatal options. In all of these classes you can easily engage and interact with the instructors because of the smaller class sizes .The instructors are all trained with professional certifications as well as continuing education specialties.


Pilates is for all ages 0-100. 



Angelina Alire

Master Teacher/ Reiki Master

Angelina received her Mat and Apparatus certifications at ITT pilates in 2007. She trained under Master Instructors Debra Schubert, Madeline Black, Joerg Chabowski and Jean Sullivan. She has been a certified Pilates Instructor since 2008 and currently teaches privates and group classes. Angelina has worked with athletic students, active adults and those with chronic pain. Having personal knowledge of chronic pain, Angelina uses her Pilates training along with her knowledge of Reiki mastery, energy work, and her intuitive skill to work deeply and effectively with those who experience fibromyalgia, back pain, migraine, Lyme Disease and other chronic issues.

Melissa Bechtel

Pilates Equipment and Mat Teacher


In 2012 Melissa completed her training and received her Pilates mat and equipment certification in Los Angeles through BASI (Body Arts and Science International). She works on designing individual programs to meet each client’s goals whether weight loss, pain prevention and management, strength building, or overall stress relief. In 2008 Melissa attended Loyola Marymount University studying anatomy and Yoga. She is certified in Hatha Yoga through LMU. Melissa received her massage certification through International Association of Infant Massage in 2008. Melissa is trained in Kinesiology taping to treat injuries and improve sports performance.

Juliana Carlson

Pilates Equipment and Mat Teacher


Juliana started practicing Pilates in 2005 to build her strength and get her moving while she was attending college. Immediately feeling the vast benefits of her Pilates practice, Juliana became absolutely devoted to Pilates and is fully certified instructor. Juliana is interested in developing ease of movement for individuals by focusing on specific needs and designing programs to support functional movement. She works with a broad range of clients to help them overcome movement obstacles and develop strength, balance and flexibility.

Sarah Clark

Pilates Equipment and Mat Teacher


Sarah began teaching Pilates in 2014 after becoming fully certified through Balanced Body. Sarah continued her education with Chantill Lopez’s Skillful Teaching Mentor Program and pre/post natal Pilates training with an emphasis in Diastasis Recti recovery.

Sarah teaches Pilates in a way that leaves you feeling strong, stretched, and connected.

She has worked with a wide range of students including, students looking to tone up, to overcome chronic pain, post injury rehab students, students with scoliosis, and new or expectant mothers.

Sarah helps all her clients discover their body’s potential, build confidence, and move through the day with more ease.

Sarah supports her clients with a YouTube Channel, Facebook Group, and monthly workout calendar through her online studio, Create Move Pilates.