Diann

Diann Unruh is a born teacher. As a lifelong dancer, Diann is no stranger to movement. After a tour in the US Army, she performed in musicals and was a soloist for Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus. After moving to Pittsburgh, Diann opened Synergy School of Dance and brought Misty Lynne in to start the Pilates program in 2005. Diann pursued her Pilates certification through Peak Pilates and is a Level 2 trainer with 10+ years teaching. Diann is thrilled to be back with her mentor at Dragonfly Pilates.


Diann instructs the following:
  • Intermediate/Advanced Apparatus
  • Each apparatus class includes the use of uniquely designed apparatus in conjunction with the mat work. The apparatus use springs and supports, creating isometric resistance with the body's weight to massage, align, stretch, and strengthen muscles. This moderate-to-high intensity class is for those with a near mastery of the apparatus work. Instructor approval is required.

  • Beginner Apparatus
  • Each apparatus class includes the use of uniquely designed apparatus in conjunction with the mat work. The apparatus use springs and supports, creating isometric resistance with the body's weight to massage, align, stretch, and strengthen muscles.

    This class is for those new to the apparatus or Pilates in general.

  • Apparatus Circuit
  • Work your way around the Pilates world! This class is a strength-building journey on each apparatus... From reformer to tower to chair to Bodhi, neither your mind or body will be bored!

  • Mat with Toys
  • By combining the ball, BOSU, foam roller, magic circle and towel exercises, this class challenges the core in ways you've never experienced. Instructor approval is required to attend this class.

  • Intermediate Apparatus
  • Each apparatus class includes the use of uniquely designed apparatus in conjunction with the mat work. The apparatus use springs and supports, creating isometric resistance with the body's weight to massage, align, stretch, and strengthen muscles. This class is for those fluent in the Apparatus repertoire. Instructor approval is required.

  • Balanced Body Barre
  • Finally -- an intense and innovative body shaping workout that is Pilates-based, challenging AND safe! This class burns fat, strengthens and lengthens muscles, and creates a lean silhouette-- a winning combination that gives the tone, shape and definition we all desire!