Meet Our Friendly Staff

Meghan Pickrell

Owner / Director

A dancer since the age of 7, Meghan has worked as a Movement Specialist since 2002. After studying with the Utah Ballet, she earned her B.A. in dance from the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her education continued with Carole Amend and others at Bodies Mind® in the San Francisco Bay Area. It was there she learned the full pilates repertoire, Wetzig Coordination Patterns™, movement phenomenology, and more, thereby earning the title of Movement Specialist. She returned to academia in 2009, earning her Master’s of Science in Kinesiology from Cal State – Northridge as well as her Level 1 training for the Trager® approach. She opened Mind & Motion in 2011, solidifying her commitment to helping others through a holistic approach to the practice of movement.

Julio Montero

Marketing & Technical Director

Julio is a musician and freelance web designer who has found himself amongst some of the best Pilates & Bodywork instructors in Los Angeles.  As a musician Julio leads the Latin Folk group Cuñao as well as collaborate with various choreographers, dancer and multidisciplinary artists to create original works of music.

As a web designer Julio has worked on many local business and artist online website and marketing projects including The Moving Joint’s current website & Leitner Physical Therapy.

Julio is happy to join The Moving Joint team and considers this place the friendliest Pilates studio in the West Coast.



Andrea Crannage

Front Desk Mgr. / Bookeeping

Bio coming soon…