Barre & Pilates Instructor
Ashley Rather knows that, for her, dancing and moving is life giving and she loves to share that with everyone around her. Ashley danced and competed at a young age and continued through high school and college on dance teams at SLCC and at KSU. During her time at Kent State, she taught Spinning and worked at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center as a fitness assessor and helped prescribe exercise programs to patrons. She completed an internship in Cardiac Rehab at Akron General Medical Center monitoring heart patients while they exercised. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from KSU in 2008. Shortly after, she became certified as a Personal trainer through American College of Sports Medicine. She worked as a Physical Therapy Aid from 2008-2010 at SportsMed LA and learned a lot about rehab and proper exercise mechanics. She completed an intensive Pilates teacher training program from Pilates Sports Center in Studio City, CA in 2010. In 2013 she completed a three week intensive Barre certification from Cardio Barre also in Studio City, CA. She loves being with people and enjoys the challenge of creating new ways to challenge her clients. Ashley has lived in Ohio, Italy, and California as well as Utah. She has been married for 13 years and lives in Sandy. They have been blessed with three children, Mason, Max, and Thea who are the most "amazing gifts" in her life.