Energy, compassion, knowledge, expertise and personality all come together to make Propel Pilates and Fitness instructors the finest instructors
in San Diego.
Each instructor, with their varied background and wide scope of expertise, will make every session an amazing experience. All of our instructors are certified through internationally recognized Pilates or Personal Training organizations. Each is dedicated and passionate about providing you the best training possible. Our instructors adhere to strict training and certification guidelines and participate in ongoing continuing education to maintain their teacher certifications.
Karen Rickett, M.S., R.D., Owner and Fitness Director
Karen Rickett is a Registered Dietitian, Pilates Instructor and Personal Trainer. She has been working in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years and practicing as a Registered Dietitian for 18 years. Karen holds a Master of Science in Nutrition and is a nationally credentialed Registered Dietitian through the American Dietetic Association. Karen holds a comprehensive Pilates certification through The PhysicalMind Institute headquartered in New York and a personal training certification through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America. She is also a Johnny G certified spin instructor.
Karen has owned and operated two successful fitness businesses as well as a successful retail business. She brought her business, fitness, and nutrition knowledge together to open the largest and most comprehensive Pilates and Personal Training studio in San Diego County.