Current Certifications: AFAA Group Exercise Instructor by American Fitness Association of America; ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (American College of Sports and Medicine); Comprehensive Pilates Teacher by Balanced Body (Reformer, Chair, Cadillac, Trapeze, Barrel, Mat); CPR Certified
Ildi is a Comprehensive Pilates Teacher (Certified to teach on all Joseph Pilates’s equipments) by Balanced Body, a personal trainer (ACSM) and a group exercise instructor (AFAA).
Ildi was one of the first introducing a foam rolling class to Sarasota Memorial Hospital’s Fitness Center and the first to teach a Chinese Meridian Workshop with her husband DeWayne Baugus (Acupuncture Physician/DOM). Ildi and DeWayne own Maplebrook Acupuncture clinic together.
Her professional background includes:
Ildi is from Budapest, Hungary. She is an ex gymnast and springboard diver. Some of her jobs before arriving in the US included, legal secretary for an international law firm (BBLP), realtor (TIPP Real Estate Agency).
Ildi came to the USA in 2001 as an Au Pair (nanny) to San Francisco, CA after completing an intensive childcare training (for ages: 1-12) in NYC. She took care of 2 boys for a year (age 1.5 & 4 yrs. old) while attended to a local community college taking English as a second language. Which later led to an early childhood teaching position at Flanzer Jewish Community Center in Sarasota, FL.
She absolutely loves to teach people about how to make positive changes in their body, mind and spirit as a whole and learn new exciting ways to accomplish thighs they didn’t think were possible.
Her Motto is: Whenever we love what we do for living, we never work a day in our lives.
Currently Teaching at Balanced Pilates of Tulsa on Thursdays at 4:30 P.M and 5:30 P.M (Location: 8373 South Memorial, Tulsa, OK 918.607.4367 firstname.lastname@example.org