Lis Settle-Calaway

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Pilates Trainer

To personalize each session, Lis learns her clients' strengths and weakness/tendencies and strives to achieve their goals through form, strength, flexibility and function, while having fun in the effort. Joseph Pilates wrote that Pilates “is the complete coordination of body, mind and spirit,” and Lis is passionate about supporting this goal for her clients. She constantly inquires and plays with what the body is capable of achieving. While she respects gravity and chronological age, she is not interested in being beaten by either.


  • Bachelor of Science in Education, University of Missouri
  • Postgraduate Studies in Education, 
California State University


  • The Pilates Center - Boulder, Colo.: Mat & Equipment
; Currently in Masters Program
  • Michael Miller Pilates: Equipment

  • Pilates Unlimited: Equipment

  • Women’s Center of Michigan: Pre- & Post-Natal Pilates
  • The Cooper Institute: Pre- & Post-Natal Fitness


  • Special Populations, including Pre- & Post-Natal & Seniors
  • Neck, Back & Shoulder Injuries
  • Scoliosis


  • A Guest Instructor & Teacher Trainer Nationally & Internationally: Pilates and More, Wayne, Pa.; Pilates Move, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Swiss Body, Geneva, Switzerland; Espaco Pilates, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Studies with Many Acclaimed Pilates Instructors, including Jay Grimes, Mary Bowen, Amy Taylor Alpers, Rachel Taylor Segel, Karen Sanzo, Wendy Arbuckle, Kathi Ross-Nash & Peter Fiasca
    CFC Group Fitness Trainer of the Year, 2010
  • Took “Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries” Course—an Anatomy & Cadaver Study—at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, 2009

To schedule a Pilates training session, contact Lis at 214.924.0118 or email.