meet our team
Core Strength Wichita opened in 2011. Our certified instructors are here to help you discover your core Strength through individual and group Pilates lessons.
Our mission is to provide our clients with optimal instruction. We will assist them in becoming more flexible and help develop more strength and wellness through exercise . We focus on building core strength and opening pathways that would otherwise deteriorate with the natural aging process.
We believe that caring for oneself is a personal responsibility and we strive to provide the state-of-the-art equipment, facility, and instructors to enable anyone that ability.
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Studio Owner | instructor
Abigail was introduced to Pilates in 2007 after suffering a hip and lower back injury resulting from an incident while horseback riding. After trying many conventional treatments for her injuries, it was Pilates that gave her the most pain relief and the ability to maintain an active lifestyle. As an avid traveler and outdoor enthusiast, Abigail is passionate about living life to the fullest. Utilizing her Pilates knowledge, she is dedicated to helping others move freely, with a focus on balance and strength so they can do what they love in life.
Personal Best Certified Pilates Instructor, 2011
Personal Best Mat Certified, 2010
Myofascial Release I, 2016
OOV Fundamentals 1, 2017
OOV Apparatus, 2017
Chelsea is our apprentice instructor and is passionate about helping people be the best version of themselves. She has been teaching group fitness classes since 2013 and has been personal training since 2014. She's a Colorado Native and completed her Bachelors in Health and Exercise Science at Colorado State University in 2016. Chelsea is committed to learning as much as she can in order to help her clients move pain free so that they can participate in all of their favorite activities. She came to Kansas to continue studying and completed her Masters in Exercise Science in the spring of 2018.
Chelsea is a registered instructor for SilverSneakers® FLEX classes and teaches our Strength and Balance class.
ACE Personal Trainer, 2014
ACE Group Fitness Instructor, 2013
ACE Health Coach, 2015
FitTour Myofascial Release Foam Roller, 2017
ACSM Exercise Physiologist, 2018
Teacher Training Instructor
Mei Wong has been teaching Pilates since 2002 and has more than twenty years of experience in athletic and fitness training. She has been a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Pilates Trainer since 2004. She is comprehensively trained in Mat Work and all Pilates apparatus with Body Arts And Science International (BASI) in California and Centerworks Pilates in Kansas. She has trained with many Master Teachers such as Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, Dianne Miller, Rael Isacowitz and Lolita San Miguel. She is the owner/trainer at Pilates Mei.
Mei Wong attended Wichita State University and completed her B.A. in Business Management and M.Ed. In Sports Administration. She has an extensive background in sports and movement arts. She was a competitive sprinter and fencer, and a dancer with the Dance Department at Wichita State University. Currently, she enjoys taking regular lessons in Ballroom and Latin Dancing.
Her background and experience, combined with her passion for the Pilates Method motivate her in the continued pursue of excellence in Pilates teaching.