This 90 minute workshop includes strengthening and stabilizing work for the whole body. In addition, we will focus on techniques to mobilize and release commonly stiff areas using the Pilates props. A great workshop for committing to good self care practices for the New Year and beyond.
Instructor — Janine Fondiller
Janine Fondiller is a Yoga & Pilates instructor and educator with 15 years of experience and a unique, cross-disciplinary approach to the practice and teaching of Pilates. Janineʼs approach is informed and inspired by her many years as a dancer, trapeze artist, and yoga practitioner. While studying at the Laban Center London, she fell in love with her morning Pilates classes, and decided to add Pilates to her teaching skill set. Upon returning to San Francisco, Janine received her formal Pilates training and certification from Ellie Herman in 2000. A certified Yoga teacher, Janine believes the practices of yoga and Pilates together can be highly transformative. She’s been called a natural “teacher of teachers,” and is currently on the faculty of Balanced Body. Janine specializes in teaching private sessions with a focus on strengthening and conditioning, and is especially passionate about using Pilates as a rehabilitative practice for injury recovery and prevention. When she’s not hard at work in the studio, Janine enjoys epic travel adventures near and far, standup paddleboarding, learning to play ukulele, and riding her vintage red bicycle around town. She is grateful to her students and teachers alike for their continuous inspiration. Learn more at janinefondiller.com.