Cheryl was the first teacher I trained and trusted to teach for me in my original West Hollywood Studio, The Well-Tempered Workout, back in 1990. She has both the necessary knowledge and intuition of a very gifted Pilates teacher.  I would recommend her to anyone without a moment’s hesitation. She will always keep you laughing as she whips your body into great shape.

Jillian Hessel

Master Pilates Teacher

Cheryl has been my mainstay, my godsend.  I have been her client for more than 15 years.  She is sharp, compassionate, professional and able to adapt as my body's needs changed.  My sessions with her toned, trained and stretched me.  My friends compliment me on my youth.  I am over 65 (and can still touch my toes!)  

Elizabeth Rossbacher

Social activist

Cheryl has the gift of intuition. She can literally feel into what you are needing and craft a very personally one-on-one training session. I worked with her when I had a lower back challenge and she helped me immensely!

Cass Phelps

Movement Therapist, creator of The Awake-One Process

Every session with Cheryl is challenging and informative. As a fellow Pilates instructor, I'm amazed by her insight and depth of the work. As a professional dancer, I know she is able to help those aches and pains melt away while providing specific corrections and tools for better technique. The only down side is that I don't get to train with her nearly enough!!!

Deb Zaltmen 

Professional dancer/actress and Pilates fitness trainer/
owner of Studio U in Venice

Cheryl Montelle has been my Pilates instructor for more than 14 years.  I have continued to do private sessions with her because she has individualized my instruction to meet my specific needs for my scoliosis and my age.  She has been a wonderful advocate for my optimizing my core strength.   

Judy Dubin   

Child development specialists/Parenting group leader

Cheryl is very knowledgable, dedicated and effective. She listens and arrives at custom solutions for each individual situation. I often come in with pain, but always feel better after my sessions.

Ruchika G.


Cheryl is a real hands-on Pilates instructor. She personalizes each

session with such genuine care and enthusiasm for the art and exercise of Pilates. I highly recommend her to absolutely everyone from the most beginner level to the most advanced.

Todd Shotz



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