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Our Team

Everything we do at Bodylines inspires YOU to discover and become a better version of yourself. We do this by building your inner strength and empowering you to enjoy the ebbs and flows of daily living. We just happen to do Pilates!
Kim Casto

Kim started teaching pilates when her first son was born back in 2001 and has been pursuing her passion ever since.

Kelley O’Connor

Kelley is a Physical Therapist Assistant with over 20 years experience in orthopedics.

Karen Luchini

Karen is a Physical Therapist with nearly 20 years of experience in medical, orthopedic, and neurological rehabilitation.

Louise Helmer

Louise is a Physical Therapist Assistant combining her experience in Physical Therapy with her training in Pilates.

Missy Strazzullo

With over 20 years combined experience as a dancer and dance instructor for children and adults, Pilates fit perfectly into Melissa’s lifestyle

Alice Thompson

Alice’s PT experience combined with her Pilates training and ability to intuitively sense the energy and movement in the body has changed many clients lives and quality of living.

Alicia

Alicia first became interested in health and fitness in her early teenage years. She began weight training after high school and quickly grew to love this method of training.

Erin Barrett

Born in Portland, Oregon, Erin was a competitive swimmer from an early age, achieving a top ten national ranking, competing at U.S. Nationals, U.S. Olympic Trials, World Championship Trials, and NCAA Div. 1 Championships.

Leah Cullinane

Leah has a passionate commitment to growth in her personal practice and teaching of Pilates, Yoga, Barre, and Zumba. 

Kylee Donelle

As a passionate and dedicated pilates student, Kylee transformed her body and her passion of pilates into her profession.

Krissy Berthoud

Krissy has been working in the fitness industry since 2003. Krissy believes the recipe for happy life is simple nutritious eating, exercise, and mind body movement.

Catherine Tierney

Catherine is trained in both classical and contemporary styles of Pilates honoring the original work of Joseph H. Pilates.

Tish Dray

Bodylines Client Advisor / Instructor
As our Client Advisor at Bodylines, Tish’s role is to help new clients and current clients identify the optimal programs and workout regimen to fit their goals, lifestyle and body type. Coaching them for success at Bodylines!

Laura Kanniard

Laura is certified in Pilates Barre, and trained in Pilates Mat through Balanced Body. Laura’s discipline in athletics was first shaped by her experience in the sport of gymnastics, training and competing for over fourteen years.

Theresa Hoberman

Theresa is a  certified Personal Trainer,  Yoga instructor (RYT 200 and RYT 300), Cycling instructor, Pilates Mat, Barre, TRX and cycling instructor.

Meghan McCaffrey

Meghan McCaffrey is a certified Power Pilates Instructor and has been with the Bodylines team for 3 years.

Nickie Scesny

Nickie attended her first Pilates class at Bodylines over 10 years ago!  She quickly became enamored with both Bodylines and the Pilates method as she watched her body transform and heal before her very eyes.

Rachel Fratantonio

Rachel began her fitness teaching journey in 2016 as a kickboxing instructor but had previous teaching experience as a children’s swimming instructor.

Kim Casto

  • Bodylines Founder & Owner
  • Power Pilates Teacher Trainer
  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher

Kim started teaching pilates when her first son was born back in 2001 and has been pursuing her passion ever since. Pilates changed her life after suffering from Post-Partum Depression, in which it created her purpose: to positively change the lives of others and empower them through pilates, fitness, and wellness.

Bodylines was created in effort to spread the Pilates vibe by making it more affordable to access in the area.

Kim’s Pilates training is in classical and contemporary styles of Pilates. Her teaching honors the original work by Joseph Pilates while respecting the individual needs of the client. Kim education includes:

– Teacher Trainer for Power Pilates. Teaching pilates certifications internationally.
– (3) 600-hour certifications with Polestar Pilates, Power Pilates, and Balanced Body.
– Master trained through The Pilates Center of Boulder CO.
– Numerous PMA conferences and continuing education programs over the last 20 years.

Kim is passionate about coaching clients and mentoring instructors for success. Kim has been teaching Pilates since 2001; continuing to educate herself by regularly attending workshops and taking lessons with premier instructors.

Fun Facts:

  • Loves: All things Strawberry Shortcake (the cartoon character)
  • Perfect Morning: Sunrise, deck, coffee in hand
  • Unknown fact: Went to college to become an FBI agent
  • Hidden Talent: Previous Table Tennis Champion

Kelley O’Connor

  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified

Instructs: Pilates Equipment & Mat, Rehab Pilates, Pink Ribbon Pilates,

Kelley is a Physical Therapist Assistant with over 20 years experience in orthopedics.  She has a special interest in sports injuries related to postural dysfunction and lower extremity biomechanics, as well as the orthopedic back. She was first introduced to Pilates over 15 years ago and saw the rehab benefits immediately.  She has turned her love of Pilates into a full time career and holds two Comprehensive Certifications from Power Pilates of NYC, and Balanced Body University. Not only has she seen and felt the difference in her own body, she’s seen the changes in others as well. “I’ve watched people overcome significant injuries to become strong, healthy individuals through Pilates work. Pilates is more than just exercise, it’s a way of life!” Kelley holds several certifications as a group fitness instructor and personal trainer as well as her NCPT Certification, the highest industry standard. Her passion for fitness along with many years of treating musculoskeletal injuries has given her a true appreciation of the importance of core strengthening for improved health and well-being.

Also trained/certified in:  Barre, TRX, Pink Ribbon Pilates, Runners Injury Prevention, Pelvic Instability, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction,Pilates- Osteoporosis Training and more.

Fun Facts:
Favorite place: “the Spit” on cape cod
Favorite things: golfing with my family on a Sunday afternoon, running, getting wacky texts from my sister & Pilates, of course!
Fears: elevators & snakes
Favorite food: just about anything that comes from the ocean!

Karen Luchini

  • Physical Therapist
  • N.C.P.T.
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified

Karen is a Physical Therapist with nearly 20 years of experience in medical, orthopedic and neurological rehabilitation. She is a lifelong athlete with over 10 years of martial arts training and black belt in Taekwondo, an experienced cyclist and has competed in many triathlons. She is versed in weight lifting and olympic style lifts. Her passion for Pilates came about after she was diagnosed with Leukemia. Pilates helped tremendously with her physical rehabilitation and road to recovery. Karen is inspired by helping others to meet their goals while improving their strength and fitness.

Karens depth of knowledge and ability to connect to others is impressive in addition to her zest for life and the energy she exudes.

Also trained/certified: Functional Movement Screens, TRX, Personal Trainer, Buff Bones- Pilates with Osteoporosis,

Louise Helmer

  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified

Louise lives in Groton, MA with her husband, two children and two dogs. Louise is a Physical Therapist Assistant combining her experience in Physical Therapy with her training in Pilates.

“I love the way these two careers have combined so nicely into one!” Louise has a passion for teaching and loves that Pilates can be used by all levels of ability to improve one’s health and well-being. “I want clients to experience how movement can heal them! My journey continues in my own personal Pilates practice and in my teaching … the learning never ends!”   Louise loves the outdoors, staying active and spending time with her family! 

Fun Facts:

  • Louise was born in England, immigrated to Canada at 8 years old and now lives in the U.S.
  • Has 4 college degrees!! Graphic Design, Law Clerk, Teacher, & Physical Therapist Assistant

Missy Strazzullo

  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • Masters in Education

Missy has always had a love for health, fitness, and nutrition. With over 20 years combined experience as a dancer and dance instructor for children and adults, Pilates fit perfectly into her lifestyle. Her training in movement arts combined with her passion for Pilates led her to pursue a Comprehensive Certification with Power Pilates in Mat and Reformer.

Missy has a diverse experience in Pilates as a client; allowing her to understand the varying levels and qualities of instructors in our industry. Therefore, she has committed herself to the highest excellence as an instructor. Missy has inspired many dance and Pilates students.

Missy is also the CEO of her home- managing the playful yet crazy lifestyle with 3 young children.  As an active Mom, advocate for Stroke awareness and fundraiser for Teddy’s Team- she has completed the Boston Marathon in honor of her Dad.

Fun Facts:

  • Fear: Clowns
  • Hidden Talent: Cupcake Baker
  • Guilty Pleasure: Popcorn and Red Wine (especially while watching The Blacklist or Master Chef)
  • Favorite Place: York Beach, Maine

Alice Thompson

  • Physical Therapist
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified

Alice’s PT experience combined with her Pilates training and ability to intuitively sense the energy and movement in the body has changed many clients lives and quality of living.  She specializes in women health issues including incontinence and pelvic floor. 

Graduated 1985 from the University of Florida. Initially worked at Shands teaching Hospital as a Neuro team supervisor and treatments of burn patients. She was a guest lecturer in the PT curriculum on burns and spoke in a continuing Ed programs on the treatment of heart transplant patients. She has been working in outpatient since 1990. Her Continuing Ed has been in manual therapy with a special interest in the SI. In 2006, she began treating woman with incontinence and pelvic floor pain. Alice has also taught lab classes at U Lowell for first year PT students.

Alice is available for pilates private lessons & private coaching for incontinence and women’s health issues, S.I. dysfunction assessment, and manual treatment for thoracic and lumbar spine. 

In addition to her Physical Therapy & Pilates education she has years of studying the practice of mindful based stress reduction and has completed: (2)  six week courses in mindful based stress reduction, Level 1- Cranio sacral therapy combined, 8 week conscious manifestation course with Eckart Tolle & many other workshops.

Fun Facts:
Love to dance & trail run

Alicia

  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • NASM Personal Trainer

Alicia first became interested in health and fitness in her early teenage years. She began weight training after high school and quickly grew to love this method of training. She went on to get her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from UMass Lowell in 1997. After having children, she went back to school and got her M.Ed. and has been teaching for the past 12 years. Alicia’s interest in health and fitness has never wavered, and she went on to become a certified holistic health coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Additionally, she competed in her first figure competition in November 2014. Alicia loves working with others to help them set and reach goals and improve their own health and fitness.

Also trained/certified in: AFAA Group Fitness, Kettkebell AMPD, Kettlebell Unplugged, and AMPD Resistace Certified, POUND Certified, Certified Health Coach from Institute for Integrative Nutrition, Bodylines Clean Eating Coach,  Reiki I certified, Soundbath Meditations and knowledge in other fitness modalities.

Erin Barrett

  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Trainer

Born in Portland, Oregon, Erin was a competitive swimmer from an early age, achieving a top ten national ranking, competing at U.S. Nationals, U.S. Olympic Trials, World Championship Trials, and NCAA Div. 1 Championships. Upon graduation from SMU, she went to work in human resources for a large health care company in Dallas, Texas where she met her husband.  Eventually, she and her husband relocated to Santa Barbara, California where they lived for several years before deciding to move to Harvard in order to be closer to his mother.  Ever the competitor, Erin participated in the equestrian sport of Eventor, frequently traveling to competitions up and down the east coast.  She had taken up Pilates when Bodylines opened the Harvard studio so, after suffering an unfortunate riding accident which left her with a badly broken leg, she turned to the Bodylines team to aid with her rehab and recovery.  “Several months of privates really sparked a flame as I experienced how much Pilates changed not only my body but my spirit at a time when I was feeling very weak and vulnerable.  It was this experience which made me decide to pursue becoming an instructor and I’m excited to continue learning, building upon my own Pilates practice and sharing it’s magic with others.”

Also trained/certified in:  TRX, Pilates for Equestrians, Anatomy for Pilates with Sean Gallagher, for 10 years, trained with Olympic gold medalist and Hall of Fame Rider, Torrance Watkins.

Fun Facts:

  • Was known as “Helga” in college. 
  • Had an impromptu dinner with Oprah

Leah Cullinane

  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • Licensed Zumba Instructor

Leah has a passionate commitment to growth in her personal practice and teaching of Pilates, Yoga, Barre, and Zumba. 

As an artist and art educator, Leah has explored creative forms of movement for most of her life.  As a little girl and teenager, she enjoyed cheerleading, dance, and sports. During her college years, she delved into Yoga.  Later, she fell in love with Pilates and Zumba.  Now a certified Comprehensive Power Pilates instructor, licensed Zumba instructor, and trained Barre instructor, Leah has found the perfect balance for her body, mind, and spirit!  She is honored to empower clients to find theirs. 

For 17 years, Leah has taught full time K-5 and 9-12 Art in the Nashoba Regional School District. 

When Leah isn’t teaching or taking classes at Bodylines, you might find her out with her  family on an adventure, upgrading her home, or working on creative projects.

Fun Facts:

  • Her very first Pilates experience was presented as an opportunity to barter private reformer/tower lessons in exchange for modeling for a fellow Painting major at Massachusetts
  • College of Art in 2001. A lifelong interest was born!
  • Cleaning relaxes Leah.

Kylee Donelle

  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • Founder & Developer of “Booty by Ky”

As a passionate and dedicated pilates student, Kylee transformed her body and her passion of pilates into her profession. As a Power Pilates mat and equipment instructor, she continues to refine the work in her own body by continuously taking lessons and empowering her clients with that new knowledge. Her experience as a student has served as a solid foundation as a teacher, coaching beginner clients with encouragement while continuing to progressively challenge them, safely and effectively. She also teaches TRX and Barre. Kylee’s dynamic personality and commitment to lifelong health shine through in each class.

Fun Facts:

  • Fears: Spiders and Flying
  • Favorite Color: aqua blue
  • Favorite snack: anything with hummus
  • Happy place: beach or spa

Krissy Berthoud

  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • MS in Clinical Nutrition & Integrative Health

Krissy has been working in the fitness industry since 2003. Krissy believes the recipe for happy life is simple nutritious eating, exercise, and mind body movement. These three pillars fuel each other and balance each other. She is a firm believer that a powerful strong body brings a clear sound mind. She has an MS in Clinical Nutrition & Integrative health from Maryland University of Integrative Health as well as a certification in holistic health coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. She will personalize your nutrition plan by analyzing your genetics, lifestyle, and diet. She is a PMA certified Pilates teacher.  She has trained extensively in yoga with Baptiste Power Yoga Institute.

Also trained/certified in:  200 hour Baptiste Power Yoga Institute, TRX, Barre, Centergy, Ride, ACE Personal Trainer, Certified Health Coach from Institute for Integrative Nutrition, & Bodylines Clean Eating Coach.

Fun Facts:

  • Loves: Live music, coffee in bed, Simon Pearce hand blown glass
  • Movies: Caddyshack, Mrs. Doubtfire, The Grinch (with Jim Carey)
  • Songs: Higher Love (Steve Winwood), Tangled Up in Blue (Bob Dylan)
  • Love/Hate: Skiing/the Cold

Amanda Marchetti

Catherine Tierney

  • N.C.P.T.- Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher
  • Power Pilates Comprehensive Certified
  • Registered Nurse

Catherine is trained in both classical and contemporary styles of Pilates honoring the original work of Joseph H. Pilates. She began teaching TRX Suspension training and Beginner Mat classes at Bodylines Pilates in 2013 while pursuing a career in Nursing. Catherine has since completed her 600-hour comprehensive training through Power Pilates of NYC and obtained her RN license in 2016. She is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified instructor with 4 years of experience and plans to continue developing her knowledge of Pilates philosophy. She enjoys instructing group, private and semi private workouts and witnessing clients experience the wonderful benefits of Pilates.

Fun Facts:
I love coffee, country music, being outdoors and going on long sweaty runs

Tammy Valliere

Tish Dray

As our Client Advisor at Bodylines, Tish’s role is to help new clients and current clients identify the optimal programs and workout regimen to fit their goals, lifestyle and body type. Coaching them for success at Bodylines!

Tish has always loved fitness and wellness. She finds joy in encouraging and helping others become all that they want to be. She is a certified Life Coach and has spent many years coaching people to achieve their full potential.

Tish taught elementary and middle school PE for more than 10 years and enjoyed helping the students learn to love exercising. She has run a variety of 5ks, 10ks, half and full marathons and assisted many non-runners plan, train and complete numerous road races.  She is now excited to be teaching a variety of classes at Bodylines: Pilates Mat, Metabolic Training, TRX, Total Body Training and H.I.I.T. 

She is a self-proclaimed “people person” and gains energy and enthusiasm from other people. Tish is excited to be a part of BodyLines and helping current and future clients discover and become the best version of themselves by building inner strength and empowering them to enjoy the ebbs and flows of daily life.

Fun Facts:

  • Favorite Foods: Pizza and ice cream
  • Favorite Place: Anywhere with people! Especially if it is sunny and warm
  • Fear: Spiders

Laura Kanniard

Instructs: Pilates Mat & Barre

Laura is certified in Pilates Barre, and trained in Pilates Mat through Balanced Body. Laura’s discipline in athletics was first shaped by her experience in the sport of gymnastics, training and competing for over fourteen years. Laura is a certified Holistic Health Coach through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition; she believes eating a nutrient-rich diet is one of the many keys to happiness. Teaching and studying Pilates helps to fulfill her quest for a well-balanced life: “my goal each class is to create a nurturing, environment in which clients feel inspired to grow stronger and to have fun.”

Fun Facts:

  • Hidden Talent: can walk across the room on her hands.
  • Speaks: German and French.
  • Cherishes: Spending time with loved ones

Theresa Hoberman

  • Certified Pilates Mat Instructor
  • Certified TRX & Barre Instructor

Theresa is a  certified Personal Trainer,  Yoga instructor (RYT 200 and RYT 300), Cycling instructor, Pilates Mat, Barre, TRX and cycling instructor.

She has been training and leading fitness classes for over 15 years, having switched careers from financial systems consulting when she became a mom.

She loves helping people feel good both physically and mentally and incorporating exercise into their daily lives. Having experienced how Pilates has helped her resolve recurring back problems, she is passionate about helping others feel strong and healthy.

 

Fun Facts:

  • Favorite place: Martha’s Vineyard
  • Dessert: Anything chocolate

Meghan McCaffrey

Meghan McCaffrey is a certified Power Pilates Instructor and has been with the Bodylines team for 3 years. She is passionate about the healing power of movement and whole body wellness. Her favorite part of working with clients is forming a connection and partnering together to achieve their goals. When not teaching, Meghan can often be found taking class alongside you, knowing firsthand the challenge of that Five Ab Series. Outside of the studio, Meghan works full time as a Product Manager at UKG. She loves spending time amongst nature, a good book, and most importantly, her morning coffee.

Nickie Scesny

  • Barre Certification
  • Comprehensive Certification in Classical Mat and Reformer through Power Pilates
  • Comprehensive Certification in Reformer through Power Pilates

Nickie attended her first Pilates class at Bodylines over 10 years ago!  She quickly became enamored with both Bodylines and the Pilates method as she watched her body transform and heal before her very eyes.  To this day, Nickie feels that her Pilates practice truly allows her to live her most authentic and best life.  Nickie has found great joy, strength, and health in her Pilates practice and in the wonderful community she has found through Pilates.  She feels truly blessed to be able to share all of this with her clients!

Nickie’s passion for movement arts led her to initially seek certification in Mat Pilates through Balanced Body.  Her love of teaching movement to children and adults alike later inspired her to obtain her Master’s in Education with a focus on Creative Arts in Learning through Lesley University, a Barre certification, and most recently a Comprehensive Certification in Classical Mat and Reformer through Power Pilates.

Rachel Fratantonio

•Power Pilates Certified Mat Instructor
•Ace Fitness Oh Baby! Pregnancy & Postpartum Fitness Certified
•CPD Qualified Fitness Instructor
Rachel began her fitness teaching journey in 2016 as a kickboxing instructor but had previous teaching experience as a children’s swimming instructor. Rachel delved into the Pilates world in early 2020 becoming a Mat teacher through Power Pilates. It was during these classes that her love of Pilates grew for the overall health benefits of exercise in addition to the physical challenge. As she began her Power Pilates Comprehensive program she got the news that she was pregnant with her first child! She went through her entire program pregnant, inspiring her to become an ACE Fitness Pregnancy and Postpartum Instructor. Rachel enjoys all kinds of exercise but especially group fitness where the camaraderie is like that of team sports.
Fun Facts:

-Can only cartwheel to the left
-Enjoys slightly stale Peeps, standard shift Jeeps, lakes over oceans and hanging with her boys(Husband & Dog included).