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Georgeane Tacelli Coleman
Georgeane has been teaching Yoga to adults and children for more than ten years.  She is registered with Yoga Alliance at the 500 hour level and is certified through YogaWorks and YogaFit training systems.   Georgeane's enthusiastic teaching style combines elements of Ashtanga, Iyengar and Anusara Yoga.  She provides intelligent sequencing and skillful instruction, encouraging students to explore and discover deeper awareness of body, mind and breath.  Aside from its physical benefits, Georgeane believes that yoga is a powerful medium for personal growth and self-discovery and considers it a gift that keeps on giving.

georgeane@inthemomentyoga.com or www.inthemomentyoga.com


Paula Percoco
Paula has been teaching mat Pilates and reformer for eight years. Her specialty includes private classes/small groups. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate or advanced student, she provides all her clients with the individual attention that they require.  The satisfaction that she gains from teaching is displayed by her enthusiasm for what she does knowing that she is helping her clients to improve their overall health and well-being. 



Kristyn Waite
With a background in Physical Therapy, Kristyn has always had a love for physical activity. When she became tired and bored with the gym routine, she tried Pilates and has been hooked ever since. Her love for Pilates has given her a new direction in life, and she is currently in the process of becoming a Stott Certified instructor.



Christine Streeter

Christine has been teaching Pilates since 2004. She is Stott Certified Pilates Instructor with a background in Personal Training. She is passionate about Pilates and what it can do to enhance body awareness, improve athletic performance & assist in rehabilitation. She safely & effectively pushes her clients to the next level by providing well rounded workouts that are both fun & challenging. She uses a hands on approach focusing on form. Her commitment to translate Pilates into everyday movement, provides a practical and functional studio experience.

Christine has been in and around the fitness industry since 1990 having experience in the management of facilities & hands on experience with clients. Her passion for fitness & exercise started early with gymnastics & swimming. That passion lead her to a Bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation, believing that activity should be a fundamental part of life. Her degree focused on assisting people to enhance their health, functional abilities, independence and quality of life.

Christine is currently pursuing a specialty track through STOTT Pilates as a Post Re-habilitation Specialist. Also she is a Yoga Instructor certified through YogaWorks. She stays active by paddle boarding, practicing yoga, gardening & walking her dogs.



Karen Rose Barbarisi, BS, 500 RYT, RP

Karen has been a dedicated yoga and meditation student since 1998. She is a member of the Kripalu Yoga Teachers Association and Yoga Alliance and a Reiki Practitioner.

Karen is passionate about teaching Kripalu Yoga. Through the practices of posture, breath awareness, relaxation and meditation, Karen encourages everyone to move from a place of being not doing, developing strength, flexibility and stability in the physical body, while cultivating stillness, peace and serenity in the mental and emotional bodies.   

Karen teaches group classes, restorative workshops and private sessions.

Please contact Karen with any questions 617-697-4052, Kbarbarisi@verizon.net


Shannon Mason
Shannon was first introduced to Pilates while recovering from a dance injury in 2002. After years of dancing and running she fell in love with the practice of Pilates. She became a certified instructor in July 2012. Shannon’s passion is movement and empowering others to help them find their own inner strength. While deciding to become an instructor she also decided to make a career change and is a Nursing student at Bunker Hill Community College. She enjoys being active and spending time with her dog, Gene Kelly.



Jason Osburn
Jason graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts from the University of Arizona. After more than a decade in the advertising industry he has turned his focus and energies to his 'real' life; his family and his art. Jason has been doing Yoga for 12+ years and Kundalini for 4+ years. Kundalini Yoga has been a huge part of this change of focus and he hopes to help others discover their own true potential.

jason@wrenchwear.com or www.cultivatingthecreative.com


Carol Carver, CYT 200
Carol is a graduate of the Finding Inner Peace Yoga School’s 200-hour Yoga Alliance approved Teacher Training Program.  She has taught at Oceanside Pilates & Yoga, formerly Body In Sync, since 2010.   She is a resident of Winthrop, a runner, and an avid Yoga practitioner as well as a teacher.  



Maria Currier
Maria’s inspiration to teach Pilates comes from her love of personally practicing Pilates which started over 8 years ago; Her husband asked her to join him for a semi-private reformer workout and after one session she was hooked.  She was encouraged to pursue formal training by her mentor and dear friend Rob Izatt.  As a Stott trained instructor, she teaches both Mat and Reformer.



Lucila L. Leone, MA, LMHC

Lucila L. Leone, MA, LMHC.
Lucila is a Certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher from the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Her clinical background and yoga teaching have blended and evolved to deepen her own practice and deliver nurturing and calm wisdom to her students. She teaches yoga postures, breathing exercises, relaxation techniques, and meditation to achieve overall health and wellbeing. Lucila also offers various workshops on stress reduction, resiliency, achieving balance, and continuing education presentations using relaxation techniques, yoga, and meditation. Private instruction and classes in Spanish are available upon request. Lucila is also passionate about Latin and Flamenco dance.



Caroline Carbo

Caroline Carbo holds a 600-hour certification in contemporary Pilates apparatus and a certification in Pilates mat from The Lab in Brooklyn, NY, an Xtend Barre certification, and a BFA in Dance Performance from Purchase College. She has completed Anatomy Studies for Yoga Teachers, a 108-hour continuing education course that covers comprehensive musculoskeletal anatomy and its application to movement, and other continuing education courses, including the topics of pregnancy and osteoporosis. She approaches her classes from an anatomical perspective and enjoys watching her students change their bodies through the barre and Pilates classes at Oceanside. Caroline is also a modern dancer who actively performs with different groups in and around Boston.



Nancy Banfield

Nancy has been practicing Physical therapy for over 15 years. Nancy discovered Pilates when she was looking to strengthen her back and core after having children. She soon fell in love with it and noticed such great results she started using it in her daily practice. She is currently in the process of becoming a STOTT certified instructor for Mat and Reformer.



Maria Skufca

Maria’s fascination with movement began in 1997 when she began to study yoga to support her development as a dancer. In 2005, she was introduced to Pilates, while studying Modern dance in Brazil and later, in Buenos Aires. Her interest in developing a strong core, increased flexibility and balanced muscle groups led her to complete the Power Pilates Mat Instructor Training in Atlanta, GA in 2007, and she has been teaching mat Pilates ever since. Her classes are dynamic, yet highly structured to encourage students to develop awareness of correct alignment and strong biomechanics. In 2014, Maria trained with STOTT PILATES to teach both Mat and Reformer classes, and is currently working towards towards completing her certification as a STOTT PILATES Mat/Reformer instructor.

In addition, Maria has been cultivating her personal Yoga practice since 1997 and has studied various Yoga styles such as Vinyasa, Hatha, Iyengar, and Kundalini with master teachers in Boston, Atlanta, Spain, Brazil and Argentina, all of whom influenced her personal approach to the mind-body relationship. She has herself been teaching Yoga since 2009, following the completion of her 200-hour level Yoga Teacher Training at the Peachtree Yoga Center, also in Atlanta. She is currently working towards certification in Prenatal Yoga.

Special areas of interest: Prenatal Yoga; Pre/Postnatal Pilates; Pilates Mat & Reformer; Vinyasa (Flow) Yoga, and Viniyoga (a therapeutic approach to Yoga that adapts the various methods of practice to the unique needs and interests of each individual); and Personal Training (NASM certified, 2012), with an emphasis on postural analysis and specific movement programming tailored to each individual’s needs.
** Classes can be taught in English, Spanish or Portuguese.


315 Shirley Street  |  Winthrop MA 02152
617 719-1095  |  info@oceansidepilatesandyoga.com

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