OUR TEAM

All instructors train both individuals and groups of all ages and skill level. Pilates Practice welcomes everyone, from the beginner’s body to the professional athlete.

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JULIE SCHILLER DALY

Founder

Julie has been a certified instructor of Romana’s Pilates™ and True Pilates of New York™ since 1995. After receiving a BFA in Dance from the University of Illinois Champaign she danced professionally in New York and Chicago. Julie has been a faculty member at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts since 1994. She continues to study Pilates and the mechanics of the human body.

MARTA DESANTO

Instructor

Marta has been certified since 2000 through Romana’s Pilates and True Pilates of New York. She has had a life long passion for health and fitness, with a solid commitment to enhance the Joseph Pilates legacy. Avid golfer, swimmer and runner. A dedicated teacher to fitness enthusiasts of all levels. She is bi-lingual and received her BAS from Northeastern University.

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SHEILA LYNCH

Instructor

Sheila discovered Romana’s Pilates after the birth of her son. She trained under level 1 instructor, Juanita Lopez and level 2 instructor, Rhonda Celenza. She lives in Hyde Park, where she enjoys long walks on Chicago’s lakefront, art, learning and spending time with her son and friends.