MEET CHRIS – Studio Manager

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

MEET PAUL – Assistant Manager

Paul is originally from California and moved to Dallas in 2016 after studying abroad for his undergrad in Rome, Italy. He has always loved fitness and running, but once he discovered the Lagree method in 2021, he instantly knew this was the full body workout for him. He loves the way this workout always challenges and improves the mind and body. This is a workout for people of all fitness levels and Paul has a passion to teach and share this method with anyone he meets. In addition to working out on the Megaformer and teaching, Paul enjoys singing with the Turtle Creek Chorale, going on walks with his partner and two dogs, and spending time with family and friends.

Favorite Move: Bear, Super Lunge, and Runners Lunge.

MEET PAUL – Assistant Manager

Paul is originally from California and moved to Dallas in 2016 after studying abroad for his undergrad in Rome, Italy. He has always loved fitness and running, but once he discovered the Lagree method in 2021, he instantly knew this was the full body workout for him. He loves the way this workout always challenges and improves the mind and body. This is a workout for people of all fitness levels and Paul has a passion to teach and share this method with anyone he meets. In addition to working out on the Megaformer and teaching, Paul enjoys singing with the Turtle Creek Chorale, going on walks with his partner and two dogs, and spending time with family and friends.

Favorite Move: Bear, Super Lunge, and Runners Lunge.

MEET Ashley

Birmingham native, Ashley, brings her passion for fitness and coaching to Tight. Ashley has always been driven to help others and finds immense satisfaction in guiding her clients through challenging and rewarding Lagree workouts.

With a strong background in coaching and teaching, Ashley is adept at creating a motivating and supportive environment for her clients. Her enthusiasm for Lagree is contagious, and she is committed to helping each individual unlock their full potential and achieve their desired results. Her favorite move is the Well Lunge.

When Ashley isn’t in the studio, you can find her at brunch, with her fur baby Lenox, or taking a stroll through the Katy Trail.

MEET Ashley

Birmingham native, Ashley, brings her passion for fitness and coaching to Tight. Ashley has always been driven to help others and finds immense satisfaction in guiding her clients through challenging and rewarding Lagree workouts.

With a strong background in coaching and teaching, Ashley is adept at creating a motivating and supportive environment for her clients. Her enthusiasm for Lagree is contagious, and she is committed to helping each individual unlock their full potential and achieve their desired results. Her favorite move is the Well Lunge.

When Ashley isn’t in the studio, you can find her at brunch, with her fur baby Lenox, or taking a stroll through the Katy Trail.

MEET AUSTIN

Austin is from sunny Tucson, Arizona, there she grew up swimming competitively and long distance running. After graduating from the University of Arizona (bear down!), she relocated to Portland, Oregon for work where she discovered Lagree Fitness. She fell in love with the method after seeing how intense of a work out she got in just 45 minutes. Since moving to Dallas in 2019, she has been a regular at Tight and is excited to get you shaking on the mega! Outside of the studio you can find Austin trying new restaurants around Dallas, walking the Katy Trail, or enjoying time by the pool.

MEET AUSTIN

Austin is from sunny Tucson, Arizona, there she grew up swimming competitively and long distance running. After graduating from the University of Arizona (bear down!), she relocated to Portland, Oregon for work where she discovered Lagree Fitness. She fell in love with the method after seeing how intense of a work out she got in just 45 minutes. Since moving to Dallas in 2019, she has been a regular at Tight and is excited to get you shaking on the mega! Outside of the studio you can find Austin trying new restaurants around Dallas, walking the Katy Trail, or enjoying time by the pool.

MEET CAITI

Caiti fell in love with the profound effects of Lagree Fitness after moving down to the health and wellness hub of Santa Monica, CA back in 2010. Growing up as a competitive swimmer and yogi, it wasn’t until her first month of taking Lagree classes that she realized the most obvious piece she had been missing — a true strength training workout. The slow and controlled movements, the nearly instantaneous shake, the long lasting results achieved under an hour! When Caiti moved to Dallas, she instantly felt at home at Tight, a beautiful studio with an awesome team. She knew she needed to challenge herself to take the leap to teach and she’s thrilled to share her positive, calming energy with her classes, while providing a juicy low impact workout.

MEET CAITI

Caiti fell in love with the profound effects of Lagree Fitness after moving down to the health and wellness hub of Santa Monica, CA back in 2010. Growing up as a competitive swimmer and yogi, it wasn’t until her first month of taking Lagree classes that she realized the most obvious piece she had been missing — a true strength training workout. The slow and controlled movements, the nearly instantaneous shake, the long lasting results achieved under an hour! When Caiti moved to Dallas, she instantly felt at home at Tight, a beautiful studio with an awesome team. She knew she needed to challenge herself to take the leap to teach and she’s thrilled to share her positive, calming energy with her classes, while providing a juicy low impact workout.

MEET CAROLINE

Caroline has had a lifelong love for movement growing up as a competitive dancer in Southlake. She graduated from The University of Oklahoma and then moved back to Dallas to start her career in marketing. She has always been fueled by a passion for high-intensity, low-impact workouts, and found her perfect match in Lagree. To Caroline, it is the perfect fusion of strength, grace, and intensity. Join her on the Megaformer for a challenging and fun workout that will leave you feeling empowered and energized.

Favorite Move: Runners Lunge

MEET CAROLINE

Caroline has had a lifelong love for movement growing up as a competitive dancer in Southlake. She graduated from The University of Oklahoma and then moved back to Dallas to start her career in marketing. She has always been fueled by a passion for high-intensity, low-impact workouts, and found her perfect match in Lagree. To Caroline, it is the perfect fusion of strength, grace, and intensity. Join her on the Megaformer for a challenging and fun workout that will leave you feeling empowered and energized.

Favorite Move: Runners Lunge

MEET Caroline

Caroline is from Sweet Home Alabama and has always had a passion for group fitness. After trying pretty much every type of class imaginable, Caroline fell in love with the Lagree Method after her very first class. She loves the mental and physical connection that comes with Lagree, as well as the constant challenge that comes with working on spring tension. Her favorite move is Super Lunge because she loves a full body challenge! Outside of Lagree and Tight, you can catch her flying the friendly skies in her job as a flight attendant or spending time with her two cats, Ella and Roxy.

Caroline Petrey

MEET Caroline

Caroline is from Sweet Home Alabama and has always had a passion for group fitness. After trying pretty much every type of class imaginable, Caroline fell in love with the Lagree Method after her very first class. She loves the mental and physical connection that comes with Lagree, as well as the constant challenge that comes with working on spring tension. Her favorite move is Super Lunge because she loves a full body challenge! Outside of Lagree and Tight, you can catch her flying the friendly skies in her job as a flight attendant or spending time with her two cats, Ella and Roxy.

Caroline Petrey

MEET COREY

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.

MEET COREY

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.

MEET DEIRDRE

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

MEET DEIRDRE

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

Hailey DeMark

MEET Hailey

Hailey has always enjoyed challenging herself athletically but instantly became obsessed with the Lagree method. She was born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ, where she played competitive soccer for almost a decade. After her soccer career ended, Hailey tried various other workouts, but she instantly became hooked when a family friend introduced her to the Lagree method. Hailey loves how Lagree has transformed her mind and body. She is currently studying for her B.A. in Computer Science and Creative Computing at Southern Methodist University. In her free time, Hailey enjoys spending time with friends and family, painting, traveling, and working out on the mega!

MEET Hailey

Hailey has always enjoyed challenging herself athletically but instantly became obsessed with the Lagree method. She was born and raised in Scottsdale, AZ, where she played competitive soccer for almost a decade. After her soccer career ended, Hailey tried various other workouts, but she instantly became hooked when a family friend introduced her to the Lagree method. Hailey loves how Lagree has transformed her mind and body. She is currently studying for her B.A. in Computer Science and Creative Computing at Southern Methodist University. In her free time, Hailey enjoys spending time with friends and family, painting, traveling, and working out on the mega!

Hailey DeMark

MEET Kate

In college, Kate was a Division 1 athlete at Clemson University, where she served as a coxswain for the women’s rowing team. She expanded her athletic career by utilizing her fifth year of eligibility to pursue a master’s degree at SMU while training and competing with their women’s rowing team. Kate stayed in Dallas after graduation to start her career as a data analyst. It was during this time that she discovered her passion for Lagree—a workout that not only challenges her physically but also mentally. Lagree filled the void left by rowing, allowing Kate to compete against herself in each class while also finding a sense of community and personal growth. Join her on the Megaformer for a workout that pushes boundaries and leaves you feeling stronger both inside and out.

MEET Kate

In college, Kate was a Division 1 athlete at Clemson University, where she served as a coxswain for the women’s rowing team. She expanded her athletic career by utilizing her fifth year of eligibility to pursue a master’s degree at SMU while training and competing with their women’s rowing team. Kate stayed in Dallas after graduation to start her career as a data analyst. It was during this time that she discovered her passion for Lagree—a workout that not only challenges her physically but also mentally. Lagree filled the void left by rowing, allowing Kate to compete against herself in each class while also finding a sense of community and personal growth. Join her on the Megaformer for a workout that pushes boundaries and leaves you feeling stronger both inside and out.

Kim Calton

MEET Kim

Meet Kim, a Dallas native whose passion for fitness is matched only by her dedication to community. Kim discovered Lagree and instantly knew she had found her calling. With its focus on core strength and sculpting, Lagree became Kim’s go-to workout, igniting her love for helping others achieve their fitness goals.

In Kim’s classes, expect a dynamic fusion of Lagree’s intensity and her infectious energy. With an upbeat playlist driving each session, she’ll guide you through challenging yet exhilarating workouts that leave you feeling empowered and accomplished.

Beyond the studio, Kim is deeply involved in the Dallas community. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Opera and a full-time advocate for a local nonprofit foundation, she’s committed to making a positive impact both inside and outside the gym.

MEET Kim

Meet Kim, a Dallas native whose passion for fitness is matched only by her dedication to community. Kim discovered Lagree and instantly knew she had found her calling. With its focus on core strength and sculpting, Lagree became Kim’s go-to workout, igniting her love for helping others achieve their fitness goals.

In Kim’s classes, expect a dynamic fusion of Lagree’s intensity and her infectious energy. With an upbeat playlist driving each session, she’ll guide you through challenging yet exhilarating workouts that leave you feeling empowered and accomplished.

Beyond the studio, Kim is deeply involved in the Dallas community. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Dallas Opera and a full-time advocate for a local nonprofit foundation, she’s committed to making a positive impact both inside and outside the gym.

Kim Calton

MEET Kristen

Kristen was introduced to Lagree eight years ago during her recovery from a CrossFit injury.  She quickly became enamored with the intense strength training yet body-friendly, low-impact nature of the Lagree method.

As an instructor, Kristen is passionate about empowering clients in achieving their fitness goals while fostering a sense of community. 

Beyond the studio, Kristen leads a dynamic life balancing her corporate career with her love for travel and adventure and enjoys quality time with her beloved dogs and horses.

MEET Kristen

Kristen was introduced to Lagree eight years ago during her recovery from a CrossFit injury.  She quickly became enamored with the intense strength training yet body-friendly, low-impact nature of the Lagree method.

As an instructor, Kristen is passionate about empowering clients in achieving their fitness goals while fostering a sense of community. 

Beyond the studio, Kristen leads a dynamic life balancing her corporate career with her love for travel and adventure and enjoys quality time with her beloved dogs and horses.

MEET LAUREN

Lauren started pursuing fitness at a young age. She grew up playing travel soccer and enjoyed working as a unit with her team. While she was in College at Pepperdine University, her group of girlfriends found lagree and they never looked back. Since then she has taught in LA at Pilates Plus LA (Malibu and Calabasas studio) and now has found her home studio at Tight. Lauren loves working as a team with the tight community, as they challenge each other to become stronger through Lagree.

MEET LAUREN

Lauren started pursuing fitness at a young age. She grew up playing travel soccer and enjoyed working as a unit with her team. While she was in College at Pepperdine University, her group of girlfriends found lagree and they never looked back. Since then she has taught in LA at Pilates Plus LA (Malibu and Calabasas studio) and now has found her home studio at Tight. Lauren loves working as a team with the tight community, as they challenge each other to become stronger through Lagree.

MEET MADELINE

After years of trying various group fitness classes, Madeline found Lagree and immediately fell in love with the method. She combines years of dance training with her personal Lagree experience to deliver high energy, challenging classes rooted in strong form. Outside of the studio, Madeline spends her time traveling, walking Katy Trail, and praying the Aggie football team gets it together.

Favorite Move: Elevator Lunge

Meera Jayaseelan

MEET Meera

Meera grew up in Dallas practicing yoga, playing field hockey, tennis, and running. Despite her active lifestyle, it wasn’t until discovering Lagree in high school that she realized the importance of core strength in every sport. Meera went on to earn her Lagree certification and began teaching classes while in college. Following years of Lagree, Meera is still amazed at the endless benefits of the workout. Lagree improved her strength and flexibility tremendously and gave her a newfound confidence. After graduating from UT Austin with a degree in Advertising and briefly working in New York City, Meera is excited to be back in her hometown and part of the TIGHT Dallas community. She hopes clients leave her class feeling energized, joyful, and ready to take on anything!

MEET Meera

Meera grew up in Dallas practicing yoga, playing field hockey, tennis, and running. Despite her active lifestyle, it wasn’t until discovering Lagree in high school that she realized the importance of core strength in every sport. Meera went on to earn her Lagree certification and began teaching classes while in college. Following years of Lagree, Meera is still amazed at the endless benefits of the workout. Lagree improved her strength and flexibility tremendously and gave her a newfound confidence. After graduating from UT Austin with a degree in Advertising and briefly working in New York City, Meera is excited to be back in her hometown and part of the TIGHT Dallas community. She hopes clients leave her class feeling energized, joyful, and ready to take on anything!

Meera Jayaseelan

MEET Nicole

Nicole found her love for Lagree after many years of teaching ballet and yoga, first in New York and most recently in Dallas. With a deep love for mixing movement with music, she taught yoga for 10 years before finding Lagree after her son Cole was born. Nicole is happy to have found her home at Tight, where her class will always combine knowledge and musical beat motivation throughout the workout. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

MEET Nicole

Nicole found her love for Lagree after many years of teaching ballet and yoga, first in New York and most recently in Dallas. With a deep love for mixing movement with music, she taught yoga for 10 years before finding Lagree after her son Cole was born. Nicole is happy to have found her home at Tight, where her class will always combine knowledge and musical beat motivation throughout the workout. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

MEET Nicole

Nicole has been a Lagree addict since 2017, and with over 1500 classes taken under her belt, she’s ready to bring that passion to her students. When she’s not on the mega, or practicing some form of self-care, she’s most likely at her studio tattooing the brows of Dallas’ elite, laughing at her own jokes, or loving on her fur babies. Her goal is to educate clients on the Lagree method, keeping them challenged, FUN, but most importantly SAFE. Her dynamic, high energy will have you shaking, sweating and coming back for more.

MEET Nicole

Nicole has been a Lagree addict since 2017, and with over 1500 classes taken under her belt, she’s ready to bring that passion to her students. When she’s not on the mega, or practicing some form of self-care, she’s most likely at her studio tattooing the brows of Dallas’ elite, laughing at her own jokes, or loving on her fur babies. Her goal is to educate clients on the Lagree method, keeping them challenged, FUN, but most importantly SAFE. Her dynamic, high energy will have you shaking, sweating and coming back for more.