Kerri Bender

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Kerri Bender

2nd Generation Senior Instructor and Instructor Trainer, Romana’s Pilates

In 2003, Kerri completed the elite Romana’s Pilates Teacher Certification Program in NY, where she apprenticed with Joseph Pilates’ protege, Romana Kryzanowska. Kerri is happy to be living in Key Largo, teaching and sharing the Joy of Movement through Nia & Pilates! She will always be a student and is grateful to be a teacher.

Pilates Training

A former dancer with the Charleston Ballet Theatre for five seasons, Kerri is a Level 4 Teacher-Trainer with 14 years of experience. In 2003, she completed Romana’s Pilates Teacher Certification Program in NY, where she apprenticed with Joseph H. Pilates’ protégé, Romana Kryzanowska. Since that time, Kerri has been an instructor at Pure Joe Studios in Washington, DC and Reston, VA; Bermuda Bodyworks in Bermuda and Pilates in Paradise in Key Largo.

NIA Training

Kerri’s diverse knowledge of physical movement also includes a Green Belt in NIA (Neuromuscular Integrative Action) Martial Arts designed to align, strengthen, train and free the body and mind. When she’s not in the studio, Kerri’s busy running after her handsome, happy toddler – Jackson.

Kerri Bender, Romana's Pilates Instructor Trainer
We HIGHLY recommend Kerri as a Pilates Instructor. Kerri was certified as a Romana’s Pilates® Level IV Instructor Trainer in September 2008.
Daria Pace, Principal Officer, Level 2 Instructor Trainer, Romana's Pilates®.

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