Meet Our Team

Susan Pines

Owner of Swan Dive Center for Pilates, graduate of The Chicago School of Massage Therapy, AMTA member, NCTMB member, Illinois licensed massage therapist, certified in Pilates by Symmetry Pilates in 2005.

Wendy Helton

Owner of Swan Dive Center for Pilates, certified in Pilates by Core Dynamics in 2002 and by Pilates Method Alliance in 2010.

Julie Piacenza

Trains in Pilates, Group Exercise and Strength, bringing over 27 years of experience to her clientele. She is certified through AFAA and in Pilates by PhysicalMind Institute in 2007.

Debbie Kamensky-Zide

Certified in Group Exercise by ESC and in Pilates by PhysicalMind Institute in 2004.

Mari Kertesz-Urbanski

Certified in Pilates by Pilates Institute of America in 2008. She is also certified with ACE in personal training and in yoga with the Kriya Temple of Yoga in Chicago.

Iryna Pantelyuk

Licensed Illinois massage therapist and member of the ABMP. She has trained in massage in the Ukraine for over 10 years and completed her massage certification at the Solex Academy. Certified in Orthopedic Massage in 2006 and in Pilates by Balanced Body University in 2012.

Helen Hackett

Certified in Pilates by Balanced Body University in 2011. She has been certified as a personal trainer first through ACE in 2004 and then NASM in 2005 and has been teaching a variety of formats in Group Exercise since 2003.

Kristin Kostynick

Certified in Power Pilates in 2009. Currently in school to become a Physical Therapy Assistant.

Cathy Huffman

Holds a B.S. in Sports Medicine, and an M.A. in Curriculum Development, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Attended Symmetry Pilates with Wendy Helton in 2010, certified by Pilates Method Alliance in 2011. Currently attending a Pilates training Program with Polestar Pilates.

Kathryn Inda

Certified in Mat Pilates in 2004, Group Exercise in 2010 and is currently studying for the comprehensive Pilates equipment exam.