Meet the Team

Bird Dog Pilates Teachers

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Pilates Teacher/Studio Owner

Wes Waggener has been teaching, coaching, and training people of all ages since 1997. He has earned degrees in physical education and a masters of science in biomechanics from Ball State University (Muncie, IN). Wes also earned a PhD in Kinesiology from Michigan State University. Wes has taught in higher education since 1997, serving on faculty at both alma maters in addition to Lansing Community College, Eastern Michigan University,...


Pilates Teacher

Emma is a Pilates teacher at Bird Dog Pilates & Fitness. A Half Moon Bay, California native, Emma grew up with a natural attraction to sports and played competitive basketball through her whole childhood and even into college. She fell victim to what most athletes do when playing at a high level – injuries. She felt that the rehabilitation for her injuries was just putting a band-aid on it and not dealing with the problem at its core....