Our Directors

Melinda Bryan, Founder, Owner, Director of Performing Arts Physical Therapy / The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles, Since 1992. Physical Therapist, Principal Certified Pilates Master Teacher Trainer, sought after by the most elite Celebrities & distinguished Physicians.

With over 20 years of experience, Melinda Bryan is known as the first in Southern California and one of the first in the world to use innovative Pilates techniques to help clients achieve greater strength, flexibility, and endurance through their rehabilitation fitness programs. First in the world to host, direct, and organize, the original "Official" Pilates Teacher Training  Certification Program, created by The Pilates Studio®  and was presented for the first time to the public by Romana Kryzanowska in 1992 at The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles under the direction of Melinda Bryan.

Kaz®, Founder, Owner, Director of Performing Arts Physical Therapy / The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles, Since 1992. Pilates Certified / Authority. Creator of Pilates Certification Online, is an internationally known singer, songwriter, music producer / CEO of Rockinbird Records.

Known in the industry for developing the largest Pilates Center internationally, staffed with over 50 Pilates  Instructors in one location. He is Executive Producer and Director of Melinda Byan's Pilates DVD Series, as well as the Pilates Music for Life Series featuring original music specifically produced for Pilates exercise routines. Kaz completed the Pilates certification program with Romana Kryzanowska in 1992 at The Pilates Studio® of Los Angeles and is a firm believer in Pilates philosophy and its life changing results. Kaz's top selling album, "King of the World," can be found at KazMusic.com and on iTunes.