Rusty’s passion for fitness stems from years of competing in gymnastics, tennis, and softball. Her experience as Associate Director of Pharmacy Services at a local hospital has taught her that flexibility and strength are essential for injury prevention. You will leave Rusty’s classes feeling empowered, motivated, and encouraged regardless of age and ability. Rusty brings her passion, fierceness, love, and athleticism to every class.

Favorite Move: Dancing Bear and Cobra


Katie has been passionate about health and fitness her whole life. As she practiced varied sports during her childhood in Chicago, she has a great understanding of the human body and how to prevent and recover from injuries, which she incorporates into each class. Being a Clemson graduate with over four years of marketing experience, Katie has combined her passion for fitness and marketing to serve and lead TIGHT not only as an instructor but also as the Marketing Director. After falling in love with the Lagree Method while living in Atlanta, Katie has found it to continually challenge and change her body.

Favorite Move: French Twist


A Texas native, Fertility Scientist and UNT graduate, Sue strives to make every class fun and enjoyable for all skill levels. Sue has been active in the Pilates community for almost 10 years, teaching at multiple studios in the DFW metroplex before falling in love with TIGHT. She found pilates, specifically the lagree method, after a string of injuries from BMX riding and distance cycling. Pilates has helped reverse and prevent any further injury from her thrill seeking ways while keeping her in the best shape of her life mentally and physically. She has combined her passion for overall healthy living, human anatomy, and just love of people to make her classes unique and challenging for every individual. Get ready for a sweat and shake that will leave you smiling.

Favorite Exercise: Giant Dancing Bear


Being a registered nurse specializing in orthopedics, Caroline loves incorporating her nursing knowledge to focus on proper body mechanics for recovery and injury prevention. She has practiced Pilates for years and recently transitioned from nursing to working in the studio to become a Lagree instructor. With meticulous attention to detail, form, and mechanics, Caroline will elevate your mind and body’s fitness expectation.

Favorite Move: Giant Reverse Kneeling Crunch


Natalie is a Dallas native (and Texas Longhorn) who fell in love with fitness after becoming a spin instructor in 2019. She is continuing her journey with Lagree and loves a challenge! She has a passion for music and enjoys making playlists that are motivating and fun. After 10 years in the advertising industry, Natalie is currently pursuing her passion for residential real estate and interior design. Fun fact: she has a sneaker addiction when she’s not in grip socks.

Favorite Move: Bungee


Christine is a Dallas native, business owner, and mom of four.  She started Lagree to cross-train for her true passion, running, and loves the results.   Christine has never met a stranger, and loves getting to know all of our clients!   
Favorite Move: Anything Arms! 


Chris has a passion for fitness which led him to start a personal training career last year. His goal is to develop strategies on how to help others find a connection with their fitness goals/journeys. Chris was born in South Korea and grew up in the Pacific Northwest in Tacoma, WA. He went Centerary College of Shreveport, LA where he played tennis for 2 years and graduated with degrees in Accounting and Finance. Chris moved to Dallas in 2009 and currently works at Ernst & Young when he’s not in the studio. He loves traveling, all Asian cuisines, and volleyball. 
Favorite Move: kneeling crunch 


Deirdre has always been an avid fitness and outdoor enthusiast, competing in track at a national level throughout her childhood in Ireland, and then pursuing a career as a Physical Therapist, where she gets the opportunity to rehabilitate clients from injuries. She first started group exercise teaching in 2003 as a Pilates teacher in London, but she instantly fell in love with Lagree when she discovered the Megaformer in 2014. She loves the benefits of core stabilization exercises for injury prevention and the low impact that Lagree has on your joints. When not working out or teaching at Tight, Deirdre is focused on her two sports-loving sons, working as a Physical Therapist, traveling all around the world with her family and friends and hiking any mountain she can find!

Favorite Move: Plank to Pike 


Corey fell in love with the Lagree method while living in Marina Del Rey, CA and decided to turn her passion into her career. While Corey is originally from St. Louis, MO she feels Dallas is her home and is excited to be a member of the Tight family. Her classes are strategically orchestrated to create maximum results while offering easy transitions and instructions for beginners.


Lauren has had an affinity for fitness since she was young. She played travel soccer for fourteen years and loved working out with her team. She is constantly striving to create a more engaging studio atmosphere that makes each client feel comfortable and empowered in their own body’s ability. Lauren grew up in Dallas, NYC, and Indianapolis. She is currently attending Pepperdine and is graduating in spring 2022. Lauren interns at Coinstreet and spends her free time catching up with friends, painting, and on the lake. 


Jen’s love of ballet and yoga led her to discover Lagree in 2012. After many years as a client, Jen became Lagree certified in 2020. Jen’s goal is to educate and inspire clients toward their healthiest lives both in the studio and beyond. A lifelong Dallas resident, Jen and her family have made Lakewood their home for over twenty years. Jen owns a freelance copywriting agency and also writes for several publications on Medium as a curated contributor in the self-improvement, relationships and fitness categories. When she’s not in the studio, you can find Jen walking around White Rock with Joy, her red fox lab, cooking large family meals for her three teen sons, and practicing yoga.

Favorite Move: Plank to Pike


Gracie is a Dallas native who strives to make each class enjoyable and challenging for all skill levels. She has a degree in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin where her love of fitness and health began. She continues to pursue her passion for health daily by working as a Physician Assistant as well as a Lagree Instructor. Gracie brings high energy to every class and loves getting to know each client. Get ready to sweat at her early morning classes where you will build muscle, enjoy energizing music and get Tight!


Lindsey is originally from San Antonio, where she used to teach Lagree fitness and Versa Climber. In 2021 she relocated to Dallas to continue working as an Account Manager at American Fire Protection Group. 

Lindsey’s initial interest in Lagree started when she got an injury that made her take some time off from lifting weights. After doing Lagree for a short time, she was hooked and decided to obtain her Lagree Fitness Certification at the headquarters in California. 

You can expect lots of legs, core and EDM music in her class.


Cara is a California-raised actress who realized she might be a southern girl at heart when she relocated after college.  Growing up a competitive dancer and cheerleader, her love for movement continued as she became an indoor cycle, Bootcamp, and Lagree instructor. When Cara is not at the studio, you can find her shaking up cocktails at a wedding, at the movies, or taking pictures of her dog (you can never have too many!).

Favorite Move: French Twist!