Private Pilates Instruction
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Private Pilatesinstruction can help you learn to engage your deep core muscular support so that you adapt to all of life’s physical challenges. Private Pilates incorporates both mat and equipment work to build strength, grace and ease in your body. Great for the athletic body building more awareness and the recovering body looking to decrease pain and build strength.
Antigone Cook specializes in Pilates. She enjoys working with individuals whose bodies ‘have more than one thing going on.’ Her background is in rehabilitation and therapeutic movement.
Her focus is Pilates and she draws on a broad range of movement techniques to customize your fitness routine. She also teaches private and small-group sessions in various forms of dance. Her B.A. is in Community Health and she has a minor in Dance. Antigone also specializes in working with multiple clients in a small-group settings.
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Sussanne Maleki’s approach is structural and therapeutic. She is a certified Pilates instructor, and applies her knowledge of anatomy and biomechanics to help individuals of all body conditions find deep alignment and balance. In Sussanne’s private sessions, she will work with you on breath and postural awareness, accessing your deepest core musculature and then building strength and awareness around that support, and helping you gain a sense of ease and efficiency in your movement. Learning to move from a strong and supportive center will benefit you whether you have athletic goals, are recovering from injury, or just want to feel better in your everyday activities. Click here for fun facts about Sussanne.
Angie Greenwood has trained in both yoga and Pilates. Her yoga background began in the Anusara system with an emphasis on alignment. Currently, she is studying with the Yoga Studies Institute which emphasizes spiritual wholeness and discovery. Additionally, she is studying an Ayurvedic approach that focuses on balance in your yoga practice and in life. Her Pilates training began with Antigone Cook and continued with Stott Pilates which is a modern approach to Joseph Pilates’ classical system. Angie uses her Pilates training to inform her yoga practice and her yoga training to inform her Pilates practice. She feels the two disciplines work hand in hand. Angie’s privates focus on meeting the client where they are and helping them to reach their full potential. She welcomes people of all levels of ability. She can offer mat and equipment Pilates privates, yoga privates, or a fusion of the two. Click here for fun facts about Angie.
Miranda Knox is blessed with the opportunity to teach and practice Pilates at Live Well Studio. She had always heard of it, but as a yoga teacher she was slightly skeptical to split her energy between the two. It was not until working at Live Well Studio that she was given the opportunity to fall in love with Pilates. She began training with Kristina Ender, Antigone Cook, and Sussanne Maleki. Her interest in Pilates mat encouraged her to merge pilates into her yoga classes, and she began teaching a mixed style class called, Core Flow Yoga. When she began teaching pilates equipments her natural ability to inspire concentration, alignment, and health blossomed. She is currently training with Shelly Stephensen of Balanced Body to complete her official certification. Her private classes are offered at a Pilates Apprentice rate. She incorporates her knowledge as a yoga teacher, fitness teacher, and pilates teacher to help students achieve their wellness goals. Click here for fun facts about Miranda.
Mishele Mennett grew up as a ballet, jazz, and modern dancer. She trained in L.A. with Jillian Hessel, who was trained by Carola Trier and Kathy Grant, both direct protégés of Joseph Pilates. She’s opened the first Pilates Studio ever in Corvalls, and has lots of experience using Pialtes as a rehabilitative tool. Mishele also worked as an L.M.T., as a Certified Laba Movement Analyst, and she’s taught Pilates as several Universities. I bring an in-depth experience of working with bodies, both trained and untrained, at the pinnacle and in pain. Everything I have learned creates a synergy that I now call Core Moves.