Ann has been passionate about movement and dance her whole life and brings her experience as a former professional ballerina to her Pilates teaching and mentoring.
That passion led her into a 21 year professional career performing as a soloist and principal dancer with several world class ballet companies such as the BERLIN BALLET, BALLET INTERNATIONAL OF CARACAS, CINCINNATI BALLET, NEVADA DANCE THEATER and BALLET AUSTIN.
She was certified as a Pilates instructor in 1998 from Dolly Kelepecz at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas and has continued to train and develop in post rehabilitation and body conditioning based on the Pilates method studying with Polestar Pilates Education, Balanced Body University courses, Therapilates Osteoporosis courses and Pilates for Golf.
Ann started the Pilates Program for Ballet Austin under the artistic direction of Lambros Lambrou in 1998 and was the Director of the Pilates Program until 2007. She also started a Pilates based training studio at Hayley Otterbach’s Physical Therapy Clinic, a well-known physical therapist that specializes in pelvic floor dysfunction, and worked with Hayley for two years.
The Pilates Studio by Ann Arnoult opened in 2007 and has a amazing community of clients some that have frequented the classes for 10 to 14 yrs, when Ann was teaching at Ballet Austin. A majority of the staff at the PILATES STUDIO ANN ARNOULT have been trained by Ann and certified as instructors through the Pilates Certification program at the PILATES STUDIO ANN ARNOULT, which is an affiliate certification center of the DK Body Balancing by Dolly Kelepecz at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Ann is dedicated to bringing her passion for teaching, love of movement and commitment to making a difference to the well being of all of her clients.