About Contrology Studio

Contrology Pilates Studio in Louisville, Colorado

Contrology Studio

Pilates Community in Louisville, Colorado


At Contrology Studio, we believe that Pilates has the power to transform your mind, body, and spirit.

Each session at our pilates studio will challenge and deepen your body awareness, strength, and flexibility, as well as complement your daily activities so that you can live your life to the fullest!

All we ask is that you come as you are, and we’ll handle the rest.

Our experienced instructors and inclusive environment make Pilates accessible to all – from beginners to seasoned Pilates practitioners.

Whitney Shea, PTA, CPT, RYT

Studio Owner
Physical Therapist Assistant
Certified Pilates Teacher, Registered Yoga Teacher

Whitney Shea (she/her/hers) is the owner of Contrology Studio and is a Certified Pilates Teacher and Yoga Instructor.

Whitney brings over 13 years of teaching experience and holds a BA in Integrative Physiology from CU Boulder, a Physical Therapist Assistant License from Pima Medical Institute in Denver, a Yoga Teacher Certification from Core Power Yoga, both Advanced and Master’s Certifications from The Pilates Center in Boulder, and a Faculty Bridge Certificate from Pure Body Teacher Training Program.

Whitney’s specializations include pelvic and spine health, and she loves the relationships between Pilates as fitness and rehabilitation.

When Whitney’s not teaching Pilates, you can find her practicing Pilates and yoga, spending time with her family, and enjoying everything outdoors in Colorado!

Once in a lifetime, you might encounter a masterful teacher. One who is thoughtful, patient, and kind. One who meets you where you are, gently challenges you in a supportive environment and gives you lessons to apply not only on the mat but in life. During our first encounter, I immediately knew Whitney was one.

Jen S.

Sally Baker

Certified Pilates Teacher

Sally Baker (she/her/hers) is a big believer in the healing power of movement. Teaching awareness through movement provides all clients the ability to find strength, balance, flexibility and confidence in their bodies and in their lives.

Sally’s original training was under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska receiving her teaching certificate in 1997 and in 2010 was certified by Pilates Method Alliance

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Sally Baker
Jennifer Clayton

Certified Pilates Teacher

Jennifer Clayton (she/her/hers) is a nationally certified Pilates Instructor. 

She has been practicing Pilates exercises for 23 years and has been teaching Pilates professionally for 7 years.  She began her formal education through a comprehensive Pilates pre-certification program and continued her education at The Pilates Center in Boulder Colorado, where she completed the 950-hour Advanced Teacher Training Program. 

Jennifer also graduated from The Heritage Training program and learned the work of Kathy Grant, a student of Joseph Pilates and a brilliant movement expert in her own right.  She is continuing her education through courses with Movement Science Made Simple.  

Jennifer enjoys time with her son as a Single Mom in her spare time.  She also speaks Spanish.  

She believes that Pilates exercises are for everyone and for every body and looks forward to meeting and working with you!

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Jennifer Clayton
Kelly Duda

Certified Pilates Teacher

Dr. Kelly Duda, PT, DPT, MTC, CPI (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Romeo, Michigan. In 1997 Kelly completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology at Central Michigan University and minored in Psychology.  Having watched her older brother endure years of extensive Physical Therapy from being a Professional Motocross racer for Yamaha, she discovered her strong interest in medicine. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Slippery Rock University in 2001.

Her clinical rotations led her to Longmont United Hospital, CO.  Once Kelly experienced all that Colorado had to offer, she never looked back and has lived in Colorado for over 22 yrs.

Kelly has over 20 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics and over 19 years of experience in Pilates.  Kelly is a Certified Manual Therapist, and a Nationally Certified Pilates Instructor.  Kelly did her Pilates training through Polestar’s Rehabilitation program and was trained on all equipment and mat. She is a movement specialist that holistically looks at the big picture while utilizing Pilates based principles with a biomechanical approach. Kelly specifically specializes in the rehabilitation population and feels like she can give any client a successful movement experience.

Her approach begins with listening to her clients.   She strives to be an educator, teaching her clients efficient functionality to improve their quality and longevity of their life.

When Kelly isn’t working and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, you can find her out in the wilderness seeking her next adventure.

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Kelly Duda
Cori Ghidotti, PT, DPT

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Pilates Teacher

Cori Ghidotti (she/her/hers) is originally from the Berkshires in Massachusetts, and recently moved to Colorado in 2022 from Burlington, Vermont. She has her Doctorate In Physical Therapy and has been practicing orthopedics and pelvic health/ women wellness for 3 years.

She is also a Certified Holistic Health Coach (specializing in Women’s hormone/pre & postnatal health) and a Level 1 Pilates Teacherat Contrology Studio. She is currently completing her Comprehensive Pilates Certification.
She has a deep passion for healing others through mind/ body/ breath and movement . Practicing Pilates has been a personal joy of hers over the last decade! She believes Pilates has a countless amount of positive physical and mental components, and she has always had a goal of one day integrating it into her practice with patients and private clients.
With her extensive therapy and anatomy background and drive to help YOUR body move better and more efficiently, she believes Pilates can be the foundation and future of your health/ movement goals.
Contrology Pilates Apprentice: Cori Ghidotti

I recently had the privilege of receiving treatment from Cori, and I can confidently say that it was a life-changing experience. From the moment I walked into the clinic, I felt welcomed and at ease. Cori has a great understanding of pelvic floor health and its connection to the whole body. Cori approached my concerns with empathy and compassion, creating a safe and judgment-free environment. Through treatment with Cori, my symptoms improved significantly, and I gained a better understanding of how to maintain pelvic floor health.

Paula Kirkland

Certified Pilates Teacher

Paula Kirkland (she/her/hers) has dedicated her life to the study of dance, movement and the art of teaching. She holds a BFA in Dance from Wright State University and is a former professional ballroom dancer.

Paula is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher that trained and taught at The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. She is a 2010 graduate of their Advanced Teacher Training Program and a 2012 graduate of their Master’s Program.

Paula is an avid tango dancer and has devoted much of the last decade to the study of this beautiful dance. She has traveled extensively to pursue her passion and currently performs and teaches locally. Paula is also a massage therapist specializing in Myofascial Release, and a GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® trainer.

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Paula Kirkland
Mary Mock

Certified Pilates Teacher

Mary Mock (she/her/hers) is an energetic semi-retired health care executive who has evolved into an advisor and board director of start-ups and established companies in the health and wellness ecosystem.

Mary started her Pilates practice over 25 years ago, and completed The Pilates Center Advanced Teacher Training (2005) and Master’s Program,  She is a certified Pilates instructor, and a past Board member and Treasurer of the Pilates Method Alliance. 

Mary founded Grasshopper Pilates of Marin in 2008 and was an acknowledged leader in continuing education in the Bay Area, featuring top master educators of The Pilates Method.  In 2013 Mary returned to Colorado, after closing her beloved Grasshopper Pilates of Marin, and continues to teach part time both in Louisville and Boulder and completed the KSG Heritage Training Program in 2015.

In addition to her Pilates credentials, she has two Bachelor’s degrees and a Master’s degree from the University of Colorado. She joined the Mental Health Partners Board of Directors in the fall of 2022, which serves Boulder and Broomfield counties.

Having worked extensively at both a corporate and individual level, Mary has a balanced, yet focused ability to motivate, lead and achieve.

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Mary Mock
Jennifer Sharp

Pilates Teacher

Jennifer (Jen) Sharp (she/her/hers) is a Level 1 Pilates Teacher, working towards her comprehensive Pilates certification at Contrology Studio.

An avid cyclist, lifelong athlete, and professional cycling coach, she blends her coaching background into her teaching style and is available to teach privates and small groups at a discounted rate.

Contrology Pilates Instructor: Jennifer Sharp

“Change happens through movement, and movement heals.” ~ Joseph Pilates 

Why Pilates?

Contrology translates to the ‘Science of Control’.

According to Pilates inventor, Joseph Pilates, Contrology is “the complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.”

“Contrology develops the body uniformly, corrects wrong posture, restores physical vitality, invigorates the mind, and elevates the spirit.”