Amy Dixon

Amy-2014rAmy has been in the fitness industry in Winston-Salem since 1994, working as a Personal Trainer, Post-Rehab and Post-Operative Specialist, Group Fitness, Yoga and Pilates Teacher. Amy received her Associates Degree in Radiology in 1993, and worked in the medical field while obtaining education in the fitness field. She took a leap of faith in 1998 and moved full time into fitness. After years of working in various health clubs, teaching Yoga through Forsyth Tech, and training clients privately in their homes, Amy took another leap of faith! She opened Your Yoga Studio in 2002, then founded Your Pilates Place in 2005, with which she is no longer associated. In late 2011, she opened Inner Strength Pilates, accompanied by an experienced, dedicated team of instructors that have taught with her for many years.

Over 24 years, Amy has completed many Certification and Training Courses from various organizations such as: STOTT Pilates, Power Pilates, Balanced Body University, YogaFit, American Fitness Professionals & Associates, Reebok University, The Accupressure Institute, Anusara Hatha Yoga, PoleStar Pilates, Anatomy Trains, the Franklin Method, the Aaron Mattes Method, Scolio-Pilates and Egoscue University. Each year Amy attends Pilates and Fitness Conventions to stay on top of the latest research!

Amy holds trainings and Certifications in Pilates, Yoga, Personal Training, Group Fitness, Pilates for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation, Scolio-Pilates, NeuroKinetic Therapy, Injuries & Special Populations, Post-Rehabilitative Populations, Pre & Post Natal Pilates, Active Isolated Stretching, Reebok Cycle & Core Board, Nutrition & Wellness Consulting, Thai Yoga Therapy, TRX Training, Core Barre, and is also a 2nd Level Postural Alignment Therapist with Egoscue University. Along with 1 other Therapist, in Durham, Amy has completed the certification requirements of Egoscue University to be one of North Carolina’s only Recommended Affiliate Practitioners. Amy has received her NeuroKinetic Therapist Level 1 Certification. Amy is also a Graduate of the PoleStar Pilates Transition Program for Comprehensively Certified Pilates Instructors, and is an Educator for Polestar Pilates, teaching her passion for Pilates! Amy is a Certified member of the Pilates Method Alliance, the only certifying agency of Pilates Teachers worldwide.

Amy is proud of her broad educational background, knowing that no one method is for everyone, and oftentimes it takes a blend of therapies to make the impact a client needs, she is therefore able to bring so much variety to her studio.

Amy is the only Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates teacher in Winston!

Amy was the featured student on the Egoscue University® Student Spotlight section in February 2011.