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About Us

Adored by Hollywood's elite and Olympic Gold medalists alike, WundaBar's EXCLUSIVE, patented WundaFormer delivers 4 times the RESULTS- 4 times the ENERGY- 4 times the CHALLENGE and 4 times the FUN with a Reformer, Wunda Chair, Jump Board and Ballet Bar all in one!!

Before launching WundaBar Pilates, celebrity trainer and founder Amy (Sowers) Jordan was an entertainment marketing executive and loved the challenge of building global campaigns for powerhouse brands such as Spider-Man, Shrek and Curious George. Amy originally practiced Pilates in Hollywood as a hobby to achieve her fitness goals, but after ups and downs in her personal life, it became more than a workout – Pilates had become a motivating and mind-saving place for her.

After experiencing the amazing outcomes not only to her physique but also to her frame of mind, she decided to share that positivity with others in her hometown of Montrose, California, by opening her first Pilates studio in 2008. Her motivation was to bring health, strength, and good things to her clients’ lives and based on the hundreds of devoted new friends who work out with Amy, those objectives were achieved and then some!

Joseph Pilates originated the Pilates movement as an integrated and comprehensive system of physical exercise in the early 1900s, and millions have benefited ever since. After opening two energetic Pilates studios, Amy knew bringing Pilates to the people could be done – and it could be done better.

Amy’s enthusiasm for fun, fitness, people and Pilates all came together with the launch of WundaBar Pilates and the exclusive WundaFormer3 in 2011. WundaBar Pilates is the only studio featuring the WundaFormer – the latest, the greatest, the ONLY Pilates equipment you need to achieve unparalleled results faster than anything you’ve ever tried!

You may have seen exclusive, expensive and solemn Pilates studios in your neighborhood. But we have fantastic news for you, WundaBar Pilates is Pilates, reinvented… and it’s coming your way very soon!

Do you like high-energy music? Results beyond compare? A sleek physique with your best behind, lithe legs and amazing arms and abs?? So do WE!! And we deliver the tools to achieve it to our clients, every day.

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Founder and CEO

Amy (Sowers) Jordan

Celebrity trainer Amy Jordan began practicing Pilates in 2006 and loves sharing her fitness passion with friends, family and clients since her first high-energy Pilates studio opened in 2008. “You are only as strong as you prepare yourself to be; emotionally, physically, and spiritually. With Pilates, you tap into energy and strength you may not even know you possess!” In 2011 Amy launched WundaBar Pilates, the revolutionary Pilates studios you can visit across the nation today.

“It’s simple, really. I aimed to create the Gold Standard of Pilates equipment in one outstanding machine, to allow for unprecedented client results and access for anyone seeking their WundaBody!” After creating the WundaFormer, she knew this would blossom into business opportunities for other success-minded individuals!

Amy leads her team not only with an expertise in fitness, but also with a background as an Entertainment Marketing Executive with over 12 years of experience developing global campaigns for Universal Studios, Marvel Entertainment, Fox, Sony and DreamWorks.

Amy and her husband, Vahe, enjoy their sunshine-soaked life in Los Angeles with their beautiful son and daughter.

Amy is Certified by:
Long Beach Dance Center - Marie-Jose Blom in Beyond the Core of Anatomy and Master Evolution Series. Balanced Body University - Fusion Pilates for Pre/Post Natal. ACE Group Fitness Instructor.

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Executive Director

Kate Simmons

A lifelong fitness devotee, Kate started working out to Jane Fonda’s first audiotape (yes, audio)! After working with Amy since 2008 as an instructor and Studio Director for WundaBar's original Los Angeles area studios, Kate says with confidence that “WundaBar Pilates and the WundaFormer are the best of the best — not to mention, it’s FUN!” Kate brings her background in corporate marketing and communications, and film and television production to what she is proud to call her life's work -- helping clients achieve results and the studios achieve success. Affectionately nicknamed “Killer Kate” by our clients, you're in store for a killer workout when Kate's on the mic.

Kate is married to Amy’s life-long friend (thank you Brian!), and is a proud mother of two.

Kate is Certified by:
ACE Group Fitness Instructor. Balanced Body University - Fusion Pilates for Pre/Post Natal.

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Marie-Jose Blom

WundaBar Pilates is honored to have an in- house instructor training program developed and taught by Marie-Jose Blom and her team Alicia Head and Kendel Pink. Marie-Jose’s mission in teaching Pilates is clear: “The implementation of movement sciences, elevating Pilates into the Twenty-first Century!”

This is a perfect fit for WundaBar Pilates…we are Pilates, Reinvented for the Twenty-first Century – and we aim to bring the incredible results and benefits of Pilates to as many people as possible! After seeing a WundaFormer machine for the first time Marie-Jose called Amy Jordan and WundaBar Pilates "the driving force of change in this industry." WundaBar Pilates is an entity where Wellness and Fitness thrive in partnership supported by a sound and safe program.

As the Founding Director of Long Beach Dance Conditioning and Angel City Body Kinetics in Marina del Rey, CA (the home of Pilates & Gyrotonic®), and Creator, Partner & President of SmartSpine Works Company, Marie-Jose is regarded a leader in the global wellness community and has accomplished more than twenty years of master teacher training.

Marie-Jose specializes in deep core strengthening, pelvic work, and work for the spine. She is widely known for her work in Conditioning Techniques for dance and dance injuries, as well as directing the Advances in Pilates Technique, an internationally acclaimed professional teacher’s training program established in 1991.

As a faculty member at Southern CA Loyola Marymount University she taught anatomy/kinesiology and physiology for the Department of Dance for which she received the 2006 spotlight award.

Marie-Jose has established programs at multiple facilities internationally, and most notably in Tokyo, Japan at Studio Natural Flow. Since 2007, this studio has offered the full LBDC Teachers Training Curriculum. Additionally, she is in great demand – both locally and internationally – for lectures and presentations for institutes, physical therapists and movement educators.

She is a regular presenter for Balanced Body University, California Education Connection, and Pilates Method Alliance. In 2010, she was a Post-Conference Presenter for the 7th World Congress on Low Back & Pelvic Pain. Most recently, Marie-Jose extended her impressive scope of knowledge and influence by founding the SmartSpineTM Works Company, a Los Angeles based holistic wellness product manufacturing and educational company.

OUR INSTRUCTORS  (aka: EDUCATORS)

Prepare to fall in love with our talented team of movement educators who beyond just instruction are prepared to give you the tools you need for living, working and playing in your best body. All WundaBar Pilates educators train with Marie-Jose Blom’s team and complete a comprehensive curriculum to lead intense, fun and challenging classes and participate in annual continuing education courses. Long Beach Dance Conditioning is internationally recognized for utilizing the most scientifically advanced approach to professional Pilates teacher training. WundaBar Pilates educators are continually updated in anatomy, movement biomechanics and adaptations to best serve our client base.

Want to know more about the WundaBar Pilates Educator Training program? Email us at info@wundabar.com.

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