Sarah Smysor Panning: Owner

Pillar of Strength, LLC is owned and operated by Sarah Smysor Panning. Sarah’s Pilates and GYROTONIC® training career began after working with two major league sports teams. Prior to becoming a studio owner she had been training clients for eight years at a PhysicalMind Institute certifying studio, where she also taught certification courses and mentored students.

Continuing education and specialized training adds to her PhysicalMind Certification. She most recently completed a Pre and Post Natal certification from The Center for Women’s Fitness. Sarah’s GYROTONIC® background started with training from Master Trainer, Lisa Marie Goodwin in 2001. Sarah completed her Level 2 GYROTONIC® course with Master Trainer Clyde Rae Jolie-Ashe in 2011. She has continued her education with Master Trainers, Juergen Bamberger and Angela Crowley. She loves to work with golfers and is certified in GYROTONIC® for golf.

A Broadcast Journalism Degree from Northern Arizona University and her world travel began Sarah’s commitment to excellent communication. The creative style of her teaching is inspired by her background in ballet and athletics. Her classes are always challenging and customized for the clients. Sarah’s patience and compassion guide her clients to levels of fitness they never knew they could achieve. Unlimited potential through Pilates and GYROTONIC® is Sarah’s goal for her clients with her encouragement and training.