Owner & Lead Instructor

Meet Rachel, the passionate founder of Resolve Pilates— a brand born from her personal practice, built on the pillars of purpose and determination.
With over eighteen years of teaching experience, Rachel has become a leader in the Chicago fitness community since moving from Australia to the U.S in 2009.
Driven by her desire to motivate and educate, Rachel built her brand on intimate, in-studio private classes at Resolve Pilates on Webster Ave. Her personalized approach ensures that each client receives the attention and guidance they need to reach their fitness goals. Rachel's dedication extends beyond physical strength; she believes in empowering individuals to embrace their inner strength, both mentally and physically. Resolve Pilates expanded in the Fall of 2023 with the introduction of a new concept called Pilates with Friends.
As Rachel continues to share her passion for Pilates, she invites everyone to join the Resolve Pilates community and embark on a journey towards a healthier and more fulfilling life.
Keep an eye out for Rachel in the vibrant Lincoln Park neighborhood, where you might spot her enjoying a leisurely stroll with her adorable Aussie shepherd.

Studio Manager & Lead Instructor

Abigail is a professional dancer who was introduced to Pilates mat and Reformer at the age of 12 as a means of cross-training, injury prevention and overall physical wellness. Pilates supported her throughout her dance career in Chicago, allowing for increased mobility within strengthening that she found to be necessary even beyond stage life.
She is also an active member of community outreach programs, using her knowledge of movement to encourage healing among marginalized communities. She received her training through The Lab 500 hr comprehensive certification program and has previously taught at Equinox Lincoln Common as a private instructor.
Abigail believes in the power of Pilates to help people gain health longevity through postural awareness and alignment, enhancing breathing patterns, developing functional core strength, and reducing unnecessary tension through improved joint mobility.

Lead Instructor

Erin began her pilates career in 2006 as a fully certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, earning advanced and post-rehabilitative certifications, multiple specialist credentials, and years of continuing education. Erin transitioned to classical Pilates in 2014, seeking to understand pilates from its origin. Since then, she has been working with second-generation teacher Chris Robinson and has completed his Professional Advanced Teacher Intensive Training Program. An invitation only program. Erin believes pilates is in everything we do. It is an integral part of becoming a better mover, preventing injury, maintaining youthfulness and longevity.
A competitive athlete, Erin has always used movement as an expression of her personality. Before pilates, she participated in triathlons, half marathons, and marathons and spent many years teaching, coaching, and training new instructors.

Lead Instructor

Regina recently relocated to Chicago and we are very happy to have her part of the Resolve Family. Regina's professional background includes work as a certified personal trainer and a physical therapy technician before obtaining her Comprehensive Balanced Body Instructor Certification in Scottsdale, AZ. Her work with Pilates in Scottsdale, AZ (2014-2018) and Southlake, TX (2018-2023) includes special populations such as athletes, those with chronic pain issues, post-operative rehab, pre/post natal, as well as clients seeking to improve their general health and fitness. Regina graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a degree in International Studies. You can catch a group class with Regina on Monday evenings and Friday morning. Be sure to book her class. Regina has limited number of private sessions.

Pilates Instructor

Frances is a professional dancer who is passionate about the transformative powers of movement. She was introduced to Pilates when recovering from a back injury and continues to practice to sustain mental and physical longevity.
She received her training through The Lab 500-HR Comprehensive Certification and is on staff at Chicago Movement Collective. In addition to her performing and teaching careers, Frances co-founded Little Fire Artist Collective in the spring of 2020 and continues to choreograph, perform, facilitate community improvisational jams, co-produce shows, and manage the collective.
Through movement patterns tailored to each client's needs, she hopes every mind and body leave her class feeling more centered and mobile than when they arrived.

Pilates Instructor

Molly fell in love with the foundation of Pilates as she grew up dancing. She was well versed in mat pilates from a young age, but started reformer Pilates in college and never looked back!
Pilates supplements the physical and mental technique that she recieved through dance, and loves how the practice can be tailored towards any individual. Molly completed her professional training through The Lab’s 500 hour comprehensive program which combines both classic and contemporary practices.