Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Class Moraga Country Club Fridays 1pm

We are thrilled to  be starting a Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Class at Moraga Country Club, Fridays at 1 pm for MCC members.  Starting September 14!  Space limited to 5 people.

Enhance your strength, flexibility, balance and coordination while playing in and by the water! Discover the newest, most exhilarating body/mind conditioning that deeply works your abdominal, shoulder, back and hip muscles.  Open your shoulders and hips, lengthen your spine, flatten your stomach.

Enjoy MCC's new Immersion Pilates Aquatics Class beginning on Friday, September 14th at 1pm!

Posted by Moraga Club on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

QR Side Leg Kick©2015 JStacey

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Fabulous workshop with Dr. Gotz Lehle

What a fantastic workshop Dr. Gotz Lehle taught yesterday!    The Diaphragm  – Psoas – Pelvic Floor and their connections in the body”

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Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Class fun

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Class fun in the sun!

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BBC.com article on the Pelvic Floor

Article on the Mystery of the Pelvic floor from BBC.

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180717-the-pelvic-floor-is-still-a-mystery-in-anatomy

Come learn more about the pelvic floor, Diaphragm and Psoas in this fascinating workshop by Dr. Gotz Lehle.  August 24, 3- 7 pm.

Dr. Gotz Lehle workshop: The Diaphragm, Psoas, Pelvic Floor & their connections in the body. 8/24/18

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Dance Science and Medicine article in The Guardian

Fabulous article on Dance Science.  The Royal Ballet and The Laban Center are doing great things to help the dancer.

https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2018/jul/15/raising-the-barre-how-science-is-saving-ballet-dancers

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Jennifer Stacey, MS workshops Helsinki, Oct. 23, 24, Somatic + IADMS.

Jennifer Stacey, MS is looking forward to teaching workshops at Somatic Studio in Helsinki, October 23 & 24!  She is excited to teach a Kathy Grant Mat Class at The International Association of Dance Medicine and Science : “Flowing spine with Cats and Laterals”, following the Somatic workshops. Jennifer may be teaching a Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Course in Helsinki October 20 -22. 18 PMA CECs. Stay tuned.
info@peakperformancepilates.com
Somatic Studio,  Kasarmikatu 36, 00130 Helsinki.      
Registration, information: 
https://www.somaticstudio.com/services/jennifer-stacey/ <https://www.somaticstudio.com/services/jennifer-stacey/>
https://www.somaticstudio.com/koulutukset-kurssit/jennifer-stacey-registration/
  asiakas@somaticstudio.com

Tuesday, October 23.

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13 – 16  Classic Reformer Workshop inspired by the Pilates Elders.
Learn the flow, breath, sequencing and transitions of an intermediate/advanced Classic Pilates Reformer class with proper biomechanics. Variations, modifications, cues and images from the Pilates Elders including Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, Romana Kryzanowska and Eve Gentry will be presented. For teachers (and advanced clients). Deepen your knowledge and transform yourself in this invigorating workshop! 190 euros

Bob Hall. Jennifer Stacey. Prone Press. copyright 2007 Jennifer Stacey

© 2007 J. Stacey

16:30 – 17:30 Pilates Mat Class Basic Level. 
Learn the flow, breath, sequencing and transitions of a basic Pilates Mat class with proper biomechanics. Prepare your body for Pilates with some pre-Pilates skills inspired by Moshe Feldenkrais, Physio-synthesis™ and Kathy Grant’s “Before the One Hundred “ Skills. Try the Stretch-Eze®. Variations, modifications, cues and images from the Pilates Elders. Feel released and centered. Open to everyone (teachers & clients). 39 euros

17:45 – 18:45. Pilates Mat Class Intermediate Level.
Learn the flow, breath, sequencing and transitions of an Intermediate Pilates Mat class with proper biomechanics. Perform some pre-Pilates skills (see above). Variations, modifications, cues and images from the Pilates Elders. Feel released and centered. Open to everyone (teachers & clients). 39 euros

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19:00 – 20:00. Classic Pilates Mat Class Advanced Level. Learn the flow, breath, sequencing and transitions of an Advanced Classic Pilates Mat class with proper biomechanics. Variations, modifications, cues and images from 4 Pilates Elders. Enjoy the Romana Kryzanowska Transitions. Fabulous fun! Open to everyone (teachers & clients). 39 euros

 

Wednesday, October 24.

Raisa Punkki. Cadillac underspring teaser. copyright 2010 Jennifer Stacey.

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10:00 – 13:00 Pilates from the Wings: Finding Center and wings through alignment of the arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand in Pilates. Discover the power of the scapular and Serape muscles. Release the neck and shoulders. Inspiring”   “Awesome” 
Discover the secret to moving from your wings and Serape. Learn to effectively use the 2 “centers” to enhance performance, prevent and address injuries, back and neck problems. Learn to align your arm, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand and fingers to connect to the armpit and

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wings while performing Pilates. We will review: 1) The anatomy of the spine, scapulae, shoulder, arm, and the muscular “Serape” wrap. 2) The relationship of the two centers, the musculature of the trunk and scapulae, and breathing. 3) The relationship of the hand, wrist, forearm, elbow and arm with the armpit and Serape. 4) The factors of injuries. You will learn: 1) To diminish over-recruitment of the workaholic large muscles, and activate the deep stabilizing postural muscles. 2) Determine if stretch is appropriate or inappropriate. The neuro-reflex pathways and their role in aberrant mechanics and pain. 3) Proper arm, elbow, wrist and hand placement on the Pilates Mat, barres, pedal, handles and straps to promote efficient, centered movement. 4) Pilates skills with proper technique. 5) Pilates’ breathing and skills inspired by Moshe Feldenkrais and Physio-Synthesis™. 129 euros

© 2010 J. Stacey

14:00 – 17:00 Classic Pilates Mat Workshop inspired by the Pilates Elders and Movement Perspectives™ with Romana Kryzanowska transitions. Learn the flow, breath, sequencing and transitions of an advanced Classic Pilates Mat class with proper biomechanics. Variations, modifications, cues and images from the Pilates Elders including Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, Romana Kryzanowska and Eve Gentry will be presented. Learn to rotate around the axis of your ears and xiphoid, and open the lower back ribs. Explore the Mat for a deeper workout and understanding. Enjoy the wonders and wisdom of Pilates! 129 euros

17:30 – 18:30 Gems from the Pilates Elders: Eve Gentry and Kathy Grant. Enjoy ingenious movements, breathing skills, and cues of Eve Gentry and Kathy Grant. Many of Eve’s skills are inspired by Moshe Feldenkrais and are phenomenal at addressing neck, shoulder and back problems. The repertoire prepares the body to successfully perform Pilates and other movement forms. You will notice profound changes in your body, such as opening of the shoulders and back, and release of neck tension. 39 euros

Flyer: Helsinki flyer 2018

Jennifer may be teaching a Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Course in Helsinki October 20 -22. 18 PMA CECs. Stay tuned.

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

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Dr. Gotz Lehle workshop: The Diaphragm, Psoas, Pelvic Floor & their connections in the body. 8/24/18

Announcing an exciting workshop: The Diaphragm  – Psoas – Pelvic Floor and their connections in the body” taught by Dr. Gotz Lehle, who comes here all of the way from Italy.   Friday, August 24, 3 pm – 7 pm.

  • Diaphragm – Psoas – Pelvic Floor and their connections with other parts of the body. Anatomy, Functional Anatomy, Physiology. Examples from the audience, many practical exercises!  2.5 hours of theory and 1.5 hours of practical breathing exercises and movement.

Goals: to understand about function and importance of the diaphragm, the psoas and the pelvic floor (and so about the importance of proper breathing) and their connections in the body. Learning some simple but effective and fun breathing exercises and movement. For all people who work with their own body (dancers, acrobats, musicians, sports people, yoga teachers etc….) and for everyone who works (or teaches) on other bodies!

Space is limited.  Details to be announced.  $200 payment by check/cash. ($206 if paid by cc & paypal). It is possible to pay by Paypal.   It is located at the Peak Performance Pilates San Francisco center. 126 Post Street, 3rd floor. Between Grant and Kearny. Near the BART station.

Flyer: Gotz flyer 2018          Registration Form to download: Registration for Dr Gotz 2018

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Dr. Lehle may be available for private consultations Friday and Saturday (August 24, 25). 1 hour. $195 for first hour. $175 for follow ups.

4 PMA CEC’s may be offered.

info@peakperformancepilates.com

Dr. Gotz Lehle, MD is an Orthopedic Doctor from Germany, who lives in Florence, Italy and practices and teaches regularly in Germany, Italy, Paris, London and New York. Dr. Lehle is a certified Gyrotonic(r) Practitioner and has professional training in M. Feldenkrais(r), Chirotherapy, Applied Kinesiology, Osteopathy, Injury Recall Technique, Posturology, Nutrition in Competitive Sports. Having been an actor and comedian, Dr. Lehle specializes in Medicine for musicians, dancers and performers. He teaches Performing Arts Medicine at several institutions and organizations in Italy and Germany, and lectures at Dance Medicine and Performing Arts Medicine conferences. Dr. Lehle presents the Applied Kinesiology lectures in Jennifer Stacey’s Movement Perspectives(tm), part of the Peak Performance Pilates’ teachers’ education courses that were taught in Paris, France and Zurich, Switzerland. A gifted health professional and teacher, with an avid following in many countries, Dr. Lehle impressively speaks and writes fluently in English, German, Italian and French.

The workshop is located at Peak Performance Pilates, 126 Post Street, 3rd floor. Between Grant and Kearny.  Near the Montgomery BART station.

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Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ Class fun Sunday



So much fun at the Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ class on a chilly but beautiful day!

 

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Pilates postgraduate mentoring class with Jennifer M Stacey, MS. Wednesdays 2-4 pm.

Alex Siragusa, Jennifer Stacey. Sit Twist. copyright 2007 Jennifer Stacey.

© 2007 J Stacey

© 2007 J Stacey

A unique, affordable opportunity to mentor with 2nd Generation Pilates Teacher, Jennifer Stacey, MS, is teaching an intermediate/advanced Pilates Mentoring Class in the SF Peak Performance Pilates Studio on Wednesdays from 2 – 4 pm. There are 2 formats we will follow: 1) A 2 hour apparatus or Mat class. 2) 1 hour class. 1 hour of concentrated study of the Repertoire (i.e.: all the versions of the Horseback; acrobatics on the Cadillac; The Footwork; the Barrels, etc), Pilates Elders’ repertoire cues and images; problem solving; biomechanics, kinesiology (i.e.: heel of the hand wing connection, fascial slings, posterior ribcage and back (side) breathing, spine following the head); and systems that advance our Pilates Performance like Stretch-Eze®, Physio-Synthesis® and Para-Setter™.

Join this exciting class, challenge your body and advance your Pilates Method knowledge, repertoire, teaching skills and eye! Learn the essential biomechanical details that help you master the Pilates Method, get a much deeper workout and tools to help your clients. A fun way to mentor a second generation teacher whom teachers say “has so much knowledge to share” and is “a brilliant Teachers’ Teacher.”

It is open to Pilates Teachers who want to delve deeper into the Pilates Method. Space is limited.

Jennifer is an internationally renown second generation Pilates Teachers’ Teacher, exercise physiologist and biomechanist, author, inventor. She has been teaching teachers  worldwide for 30 years, and was lucky to study (befriend and host) many Pilates Elders including Romana Kryzanowska, Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher and Eve Gentry (and even briefly with Bruce King).

Sit Twist 2016 J Stacey

You can also explore Pilates in, on and by the water with Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™  classes in Moraga (East Bay) outside in the sun on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays.

Peak Performance Pilates was one of the first dedicated Pilates studios in the Bay Area.

Jennifer is also available to teach Skype sessions if you are not located in the Bay Area. She will be teaching workshops and sessions in Helsinki, Finland in October, 2018 as well as offering Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ courses in Moraga, Mill Valley, Palm Springs, Hawaii, Barcelona, Cannes, Helsinki, Australia in the future.

info@peakperformancepilates.com

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Seeking dynamic Pilates Teacher to join the Pilates Collective

Pei-Yi Cheng, Faith O'Neal. Long Spine Stretch. Copyright 2007 Jennifer Stacey.

© 2007 J. Stacey

Announcing a Phenomenal opportunity to teach in an internationally reputable Pilates center in San Francisco! Would you like to become part of one of the first Pilates Education Centers in the SF Bay Area? You can have your own business without the overhead, hassles and risk.

The Pilates Collective and Peak Performance Pilates in San Francisco are seeking a dynamic, independent Pilates teacher in the Financial District/Union Square area near Montgomery BART.

An exciting teaching environment with multiple opportunities for continuing education, teaching alongside well educated, exceptional Pilates Teachers in a studio full of quality apparatus, including Gratz and Balanced Body apparatus. Established in 1989, Peak Performance is a fabulous place to teach in a positive, open environment dedicated to the system of Joseph and Clara Pilates. You are welcome to bring your business. You can become a Collective member or an hourly renter.

We offer private, semi-private and group sessions. Please contact Second Generation Pilates teacher, Jennifer M Stacey, MS. info@peakperformancepilates.com. http://peakperformancepilates.com

© 2007 J. Stacey

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