Kyria Sabin Waugaman, PMA®-CPT

Program Director

Kyria directs Fletcher Pilates, International and its affiliated Pilates educational program, the Fletcher Pilates Program of Study. A graduate of Duke University and a licensed massage therapist, Kyria initiated her studies with Ron Fletcher in 1991 and founded Body Works Pilates Studios in Tucson, Arizona in 1993. Recognized by Ron Fletcher as a Master Teacher and Disseminator, Kyria developed the Pilates Program at the University of Arizona where she is on staff as Adjunct Faculty. She is an international presenter and has served on the national boards for the Pilates Method Alliance, The University of Arizona School of Dance and the Foundation for Expanding Horizons. She currently chairs the Pilates Method Alliance Certification Commission.


Deborah Mendoza, PMA®-CPT

Director of Education

As Director of Education for Fletcher Pilates, Deborah manages curriculum development for this international program. Her strong movement background includes a BA in Dance from Santa Clara University as well as extensive study with Pilates Master, Ron Fletcher. She directs the Arizona Fletcher Pilates educational center in Tucson, AZ at Body Works Pilates where she has taught continuously since 1996. Deborah serves on the national board for the Pilates Method Alliance.


Martha Ramirez, PMA®-CPT

Evaluation Coordinator

Martha received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance from the University of Arizona. It was during her studies at the University of Arizona where Kyria Sabin and Deborah Mendoza first introduced her to Fletcher Pilates. Martha discovered her passion for the study of movement therapy through Fletcher Pilates and decided to pursue a career as a professional Pilates Teacher. She completed the Fletcher Pilates Comprehensive Program, formerly The Ron Fletcher Program of Study, in 2005 and is recognized as a Fletcher Pilates Professional Teacher. Martha serves as Faculty for the Arizona Educational Center.


Veronica Lavery

Program Administrator

Veronica serves as Program Administrator for Fletcher Pilates® International. She communicates with our Faculty around the world, as well as students who are enrolled in our courses and programs. She enjoys assisting our students through their journey to become Fletcher Pilates Teachers. Veronica completed the Fletcher Teacher Training Program in 2010, and has been a Certified Pilates Teacher through the Pilates Method Alliance since 2013.


Kristin Miller

Marketing Manager

Kristin received her BA in Social Sciences from Thomas Edison University and is completing her MBA through Southern New Hampshire University. Prior to receiving her undergraduate degree, Kristin served as a meteorologist in the Air Force for eight years. Kristin has more than a decade of experience in customer service and sales and enjoys working with our Fletcher community to help it grow and assist our faculty and teachers to reach their business, marketing and sales goals.

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