Our Teachers

Gretchen Iniguez

Gretchen Iniguez

Owner Gretchen Iniguez’s passion for Pilates began in 2005 when she was certified through a locally owned Pilates studio. In 2008 Gretchen opened her own studio, Lifestyle Pilates in Petaluma, which has grown in popularity with each passing year. She strongly believes that health and fitness are a way of life, which is why she’s built a lifestyle that exhibits her dedication and commitment to helping others enjoy their path to optimal health.

As a veteran of over 18 years in the fitness industry, Gretchen has taught gymnastics to children and adults for 12 years and was a certified Personal Trainer through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFFA) for three years. She is also a graduate of the Institute for Interactive Nutrition (IIN) as a fully certified Holistic Health Coach. Additionally, she is certified by Balanced Body Barre to teach Barre classes.

She has the following training and certifications:

  • Comprehensive Certification From Body Arts and Science International (BASI)
  • Personal Trainer Through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFFA)
  • Training for Pre- and Post-Natal, Scoliosis, Pathologies and Injuries
  • Certified Holistic Health Coach Through Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN)
  • Certified Through Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)
  • Certified Balanced Body Barre

Lilly Ryan

Lilly has been practicing Pilates for more than 3 years and is ecstatic to share her love for Pilates with everyone at Lifestyle Pilates Petaluma! Lilly Completed her Teacher Training Program at Lifestyle Pilates Petaluma lead by owner Gretchen Iniguez. Lilly is extremely passionate about helping people. Lilly hopes to continue her education and travel the world spreading her love for Pilates. Lilly has always loved sports and maintained an active lifestyle. In Lilly's free time, she enjoys making art, music, and working in her succulent garden! Sign up for one of her classes, and come say hi!


Dalia Bravo

Dalia has lived in Petaluma since June 2004 and has made lots of great friendships during this time She found a local Pilates studio and took her first complimentary class on February 28th, 2007. She loved the Pilates routine and became a Pilates studio client right away. Pilates started to transform her body and shape, so she decided to become a Pilates instructor at a local studio to learn more. Pilates has given Dalia the body, mind, and spirit strength needed to cope with her daily activities and adventures.

Dalia thanks Pilates for giving her the strength to take on adventures such as sea kayaking, stand up paddling, hiking, skydiving, and more. Dalia loves to share her passion for Pilates with her clients and feels everybody in this world needs to add the power of Pilates to his/her daily routine. Dalia is constantly embracing Pilates techniques via workshops from lead Pilates instructors around the world and has signed up for a Pilates retreat in Thailand in May 2014.

Teacher Training

Professional Pilates Teacher Training at
Lifestyle Pilates Petaluma

Lifestyle Pilates Petaluma offers a full 450-hour comprehensive teacher training program lead by director Gretchen Iniguez PMA®-CPT. If you are ready to take the next steps to creating a fulfilling career or would like to enhance your personal growth and knowledge in Pilates, please contact us about joining our Teacher Training program.

Contact Gretchen Iniguez:
(707) 338-0710


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