Alicia Zabrocki

Originally from Indianapolis, Indiana, Alicia and her husband, Doug, opened their Chicago pilates studio in 2007. Pilates Center of Chicago is a reputable facility focusing on quality of instruction and mindful pilates practice.  Alicia was formerly a senior Power Pilates Teacher Trainer, teaching certification programs nationally and internationally for Power Pilates from 2002-2012.  She was the co-owner of The Pilates Center of the Southwest and the director of Power Pilates Training Center with her husband in Scottsdale, Arizona from 2002-2007.

Her background includes 10 years of competitive gymnastics and an accomplished professional modern dance career. She received her B.F.A in Dance from the University of Illinois, and was classically trained and certified in Pilates by Romana Kryzanowska, under the mentorship of Juanita Lopez in 1997. Alicia became a leader and teacher early on in her Pilates career. Alicia is a licensed RN receiving her BSN from Resurrection University (2017). Her hobbies include: dancing, spinning, hiking, music, museums, cooking, and hanging out with Doug and their dog, Pepper.


Alicia’s Professional Experience:

  • Over 20 years of professional Pilates instruction
  • Owner of Pilates Center of Chicago (2008-current)
  • Licensed Registered Nurse (2018)
  • BSN, Resurrection University (2017)
  • PMA certified (current)
  • Power Pilates Teacher Trainer (2002-2012)
  • Postural analysis (Kinesis Movement Institute) (2010-2012)
  • Owner of Pilates Center of the Southwest (2002-2007)
  • Romana Pilates certified (1997)
  • Certified in Classical Pilates training (1997)
  • BFA in Dance, University of Illinois (1990)



  • BLS (Basic Life Support; current)
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support; current)
  • Indo-Row (2011)
  • Xtend Barre Teacher Trainer/certified instructor (2011-2014)


Professional modern dance career:

  • David Parsons Dance (NYC)
  • Lincoln Center: Avery Fisher Hall: Canadian Brass (NYC)
  • Nikolais Louis Dance (NYC)
  • Dance Kaleidoscope (Indianapolis)
  • Same Planet Different World (Chicago)


Alicia teaches Pilates Private & Semi-Private SessionsPilates Mat Classes and Group Equipment Classes.