Shaan Saar
Glory through the storm



Shaan Saar has recently acquired and merged with The Fitness Studio of Orlando to bring you Southwest Orlando’s most exclusive Pilates experience!

We believe the power of a student - teacher relationship is the single most important catalyst to physical transformation and optimal wellness. Featuring Reformer and Mat group Pilates classes with some of the most accomplished instructors in Florida, our small group classes offer one of a kind training with a focused mental approach on symmetrical strengthening. Private sessions and introductory classes are offered as the foundation to a successful pilates practice. Our classes enlist unique Pilates equipment and it’s important to learn how to use it!

Group and Private Mat Pilates Classes coming January 2019!

Kate Coltman

Originally from England, became a STOTT certified instructor in Australia. A former acrobatic performer, ballet dancer Kate has travelled the world before making her way to . She came to Orlando as an aerial artist for Cirque Du Soleil’s La Nouba, where she performed for 7 years. Kate found early on how ideal Pilates addresses injury prevention and maintenance of the body. From fitness enthusiasts and prenatal to injury/ surgery recovery clients Kate’s passion, knowledge and education make her one of our most popular instructors.

Joanna Richardson

As a professional choreographer, Radio City Rockette and STOTT method certified Pilates Instructor, Joanna believes strongly in the mind-body connection created with regular Pilates practice and personally found it to be an extraordinary form of preventative, rehabilitative and strengthening system for her own career. Joanna is one of the most sought after instructors in Orlando and serves as an inspiration for wellness, personal growth and fitness for clients in our Southwest Orlando studio.

Lara Parr

With an extraordinary background in health and wellness Lara trained under Master Trainer, Aline Alexander, at Momentum Studio, receiving a full Pilates certification covering all levels of apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrel) and mat Pilates. She is an honors graduate of the University of St. Augustine with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and holds a Bachelor of Science in biology and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of New Mexico. Lara’s extensive wellness and physical therapy background make her a premium resource for Shaan Saar clients of all training disciplines who are recovering from injury. With advanced training in manual therapy covering the examination and treatment of the craniomandibular system, cervical spine, thoracic spine, and lumbo-pelvic-hip complex, Lara is an ideal choice for the individual looking all-over improved physical conditioning, rehabilitation and optimal wellness.