Is a Kansas City native who has returned to the Midwest after having spent several years in Las Vegas attending University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), dancing professionally, and teaching Pilates. Her study of Pilates began as a student while earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. With training in ballet, modern and jazz, Shelby’s professional dance experience spans from a contemporary dance company to the world-famous Donn Arden’s Jubilee! on the Las Vegas Strip.
While in graduate school at UNLV and completing her Masters in Kinesiology, Shelby received her Comprehensive Pilates Training through the DK Body Balance method. Her interest in Pilates became personal when it was prescribed to treat a dance-related injury. Shelby views Pilates as an important tool for injury prevention, rehabilitation, and increased function of the body. Shelby’s combined education, training, and experience allow her to individualize instruction in a variety of formats and for all levels of ability at KSCB.