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.

© 2007 J. Stacey

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

© 2010 J. Stacey

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.

© 2010 J. Stacey

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

© 2007 J Stacey

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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Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. Moraga, CA. May/June. Earn 18 PMA CECs. Barcelona, Spain, June.

Sit Twist © 2016 J Stacey

Advance your Pilates teaching in the studio. Expand your opportunities to teach Pilates (outside, at retreats, pools, clubs, HOAs, client’s pools, etc). Enhance your Classic Pilates knowledge, while outdoors in a beautiful setting. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. Moraga, CA.  May/JuneEarn 18 PMA CECs. Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Learn the images, cues and wisdom of the Pilates Elders. “Exhilarating!” Please note the date change of the Moraga course: Friday 5/11, 5/18 (12:30 – 4:30 pm), 6/1 (12 -2 pm), Sunday 6/3 (11-3). + 1 more day tba.  Explore Classic Pilates with Jennifer M. Stacey, MS, 2nd Generation Pilates Teacher, ExercisePhysiologist/ Biomechanist. Flyer: IPAMay18flyer  

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

More IPA™ courses: Barcelona, Spain. June 16 – 18.  At the Beautiful Club Nàutic El Masnou on the beach. 20 minutes north of Barcelona.    Jennifer may also be teaching Pilates sessions in a Barcelona studio. Flyer: IPABarcelona18flyer  Other IPAcourses and Pilates workshops:  Maui, Hawaii, summer.  Helsinki, Finland; 3rd-4th week of October (Pilates workshops, Sessions at Studio Heikki, Somatic & IPA™). 

“I got a thousand hours of information from the 18 hour course.” KP
“With every experience of Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ I learn new insights that directly transfer to teaching in the studio. I’m falling in love with Pilates all over again, it’s great!”
   FS     
“IPA™ is going to be the next big water fitness regimen.”
“I Always think of Jennifer as the best teacher I have ever met”    “Jennifer is a brilliant Teachers’ Teacher.” 

 “I feel  IPA™ will be the future of water exercise or at least a wonderful addition to fitness in the water.” RH, General Manager of Moraga Country Club.

 Sign up early, space is limited (6- 8 people only). info@peakperformancepilates.com

Mat Twist, copyright 2015 J Stacey

Find your deep centers immediately.  IPA™ honors Joe and Clara’s system, and his advice to “get as much fresh air as you can, and work in the water.” Become a licensed Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Teacher and even a licensed  IPA™ Teachers’ educator.  The course reviews the following: a Movement Perspectives™ lecture, and Pilates in, on or above the water, approximately: 5 – 6 hours each of The Reformer, Mat, and Chairs Repertoire, 2 hours of Cadillac repertoire, Ped-u-pol, Barrels, etc.  Moraga course: $750 plus pool fee. ($10 per day (rate subject to change) depending on which pool it is located at). Barcelona course $850 (includes 3X daily club fee, does not include any bank fees).  Includes: comprehensive, detailed manual ($90 value), workout cards, and more. Discounts on the IPA™ board kit, supplies and Peak Performance Pilates manuals. Price for out of town courses tbd.
Learn how to safely perform and teach each Pilates skill, plus the following: Movement Perspectives™, Performance, Biomechanics Modification, Variations, Sequencing, Transitions, Levels, Benefits, Challenges specific to water, Contra-indications. Similarities and differences with the Pilates apparatus vs water, Spotting each skill. Cues and skills from the Pilates Master Elders.  General information packet: IPACert2018

Becoming a licensed IPA™ teacher includes education support, free continuing education, advertising and advertising materials, referrals, support and the joy of teaching Pilates in the water!  Shirley Archer (Pilates Teacher) wrote an article for IDEA Fitness Journal in May 2017: Water Fitness: The Science behind the Splash. P. 36 – 44. She states several studies. “Experts agree that water fitness is positioned for significant growth owing to changing demographics, improved equipment options and greater public awareness.”  “A new era of water fitness is here.” “Mounting research on the benefits of Aquatics Exercise supporting the claim that it helps people of all ages and ability levels.”

https://peakperformancepilates.com/education/immersion-pilates-aquatics/

Take this opportunity to study with Jennifer Stacey, MS, a Second Generation teacher’s teacher who has been teaching Pilates around the world for 29 years. Jennifer founded one of the first dedicated Pilates facilities in the Bay Area. She was lucky enough to study from Romana, Ron, Kathy and Eve (and other Elders). Ron Fletcher traveled to SF to rehab his shoulder with Jennifer. Kathy Grant took workshops from Jennifer and gave her permission to teach her work. Romana approved her as a Pilates teacher of her work. Jennifer has enjoyed co-teaching and learning from several revered health professionals who inform her teaching, and advance Jennifer’s ability to reveal the intelligence and wonder of Pilates.

Rocking, copyright

2015 J Stacey

Testimonials for Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™:
I was lucky to get a chance to experience Jennifer Stacey’s new Pilates in the water. I’ve been practicing Pilates for close to 30 years, and teaching for 20. Feeling the work in the water was an amazing experience. My body was able to organize around the central axis and deeply feel the spinal flexion, extension, twisting and side bending of the work. For some reason the support of the water made it easier to feel the movement originating from the core. I highly recommend this work for anyone at any level to feel the Pilates work as it was intended. – Carol LeMaitre

Side Leg Kick, © 2015 J Stacey

I had a blast doing Pilates Aquatics™ with Jennifer Stacey! As a Pilates teacher myself, I was amazed by how well Jennifer translated the Classical Pilates exercises to be done in the water. Pilates Aquatics enables you to easily feel your core working, and being in the pool is an especially safe way to exercise. This workout is both fun and challenging for beginning to advanced students of Pilates. – Alicia Stone

Pilates Aquatics was full of “Aha!” moments for me. Doing Pilates in the water provided a slight shift in physics that allowed me to immediately feel the work in a deep way. The exercises felt very accessible, and working out in a pool setting is brilliantly energizing!
– Lawrence Stone

The Pilates Aquatics™ was an excellent method of doing Pilates.  What I found was that, despite the fact I have been doing Pilates for over 12 years, Pilates Aquatics™ requires greater effort to do the simplest Pilates exercises correctly which leads to a deeper level of work for the core muscles.  The need for a greater amount of balance due to the board buoyancy seems to exaggerate even the smallest movement, thereby requiring more concentration and doing the exercise correctly.  It is an exercise method I would strongly recommend. – Ken Klein

I have been “Seraped!” I thought I understood the Serape;  the wing – center connection.   But now I really do after a day of IPA™! – SW

IPA™ makes Pilates honest –  Aliccia Ricci

Testimonials from Pilates workshops Jennifer taught in London:

“Thank you for one of the most informative and well taught workshops (March 9th Release the Rib cage… ) I have attended this year.” “Always think of you as the best teacher I have ever met and still hope that you will be coming to London very soon.” “I really enjoyed your workshops and have spent the last few weeks trying to embed the work into my own teaching and practice. And: my clients have really benefited from this new approach. I really want to learn more from you, so please do let me know whenever you’re in Europe or the UK.  Thank you once again for your truly inspiring workshops!”   Thank you for the great workshopI am interested in coming to your retreat in the Algarve in July.”   “Thank you for leading a great workshop. I have been teaching matwork for 10 years, but the workshop made me realise I remain a novice when it come to the traditional work. The experience went some way to me deciding to enroll on a fully comprehensive teacher training course.” “A joy to meet you and a real treat to have the wonderful input you gave from your decades of experience, thank you!” “Thank you very much for the amazing workshop and private session.” “It’s been amazing meeting you, and I feel honored to have had the chance to attend your amazing workshop here in London, and to have had the opportunity to do a private session with you. You are an amazing teacher and I’m very grateful for everything that you have taught me. I hope you will come again to London in the near future.” “I really enjoyed your detailed analysis of the repertoire, something that I felt was missing from my training and that I have been putting together for myself over time. Hence my ordering all your books!” “Loved it! Come back again soon 🙂 !” ” Thank you for today’s workshop in London. Got loads out of it, really inspiring stuff!”  “I hope you will be coming to London soon to do some workshops. That would be amazing.” 

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Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. Moraga, CA. May/June. Barcelona, Spain. June 16 – 18. Earn 18 PMA CECs.

Sit Twist © 2016 J Stacey

Advance your Pilates teaching in the studio. Expand your opportunities to teach Pilates (outside, at retreats, pools, clubs, HOAs, client’s pools, etc). Enhance your Classic Pilates knowledge, while outdoors in a beautiful setting.  Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. Moraga, CA.  May/JuneBarcelona, Spain. June 16 – 18. Earn 18 PMA CECs. Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Learn the images, cues and wisdom of the Pilates Elders. “Exhilarating!”  Explore Classic Pilates with Jennifer M. Stacey, MS, 2nd Generation Pilates Teacher, Exercise Physiologist/ Biomechanist. The dates for the Moraga Course have changed for May/June: Friday 5/11, 5/18 (12:30 – 4:30 pm), 6/1 (12 -2 pm), Sunday 6/3 (11-3). 1 more day tba.   Flyer:  IPAMay18flyer

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

More IPA™ courses: Barcelona, Spain. June 16 – 18.  At the Beautiful Club Nàutic El Masnou on the beach. 20 minutes north of Barcelona.    Jennifer may also be teaching Pilates sessions in a Barcelona studio. Flyer: IPABarcelona18flyer  Other IPAcourses and Pilates workshops:  Maui, Hawaii, summer.  Helsinki, Finland; 3rd-4th week of October (Pilates workshops, Sessions at Studio Heikki, Somatic & IPA™). 

“I got a thousand hours of information from the 18 hour course.” KP
“With every experience of Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ I learn new insights that directly transfer to teaching in the studio. I’m falling in love with Pilates all over again, it’s great!”
   FS

“I Always think of Jennifer as the best teacher I have ever met”  

 “I feel  IPA™ will be the future of water exercise or at least a wonderful addition to fitness in the water.” RH, General Manager of Moraga Country Club.

 Sign up early, space is limited (6 – 8 people). info@peakperformancepilates.com

Mat Twist, copyright 2015 J Stacey

Find your deep centers immediately.  IPA™ honors Joe and Clara’s system, and his advice to “get as much fresh air as you can, and work in the water.” Become a licensed Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Teacher and even a licensed  IPA™ Teachers’ educator.  The course reviews the following: a Movement Perspectives™ lecture, and Pilates in, on or above the water, approximately: 5 – 6 hours each of The Reformer, Mat, and Chairs Repertoire, 2 hours of Cadillac repertoire, Ped-u-pol, Barrels, etc.  Moraga course: $750 plus pool fee. ($10 per day (rate subject to change) depending on which pool it is located at). Barcelona course $850 (includes 3X daily club fee).  Includes: comprehensive, detailed manual ($90 value), workout cards, and more. Discounts on the IPA™ board kit, supplies and Peak Performance Pilates manuals. Price for out of town courses tbd.
Learn how to safely perform and teach each Pilates skill, plus the following: Movement Perspectives™, Performance, Biomechanics Modification, Variations, Sequencing, Transitions, Levels, Benefits, Challenges specific to water, Contra-indications. Similarities and differences with the Pilates apparatus vs water, Spotting each skill. Cues and skills from the Pilates Master Elders.  General information packet: IPACert2018

Becoming a licensed IPA™ teacher includes education support, free continuing education, advertising and advertising materials, referrals, support and the joy of teaching Pilates in the water!  Shirley Archer (Pilates Teacher) wrote an article for IDEA Fitness Journal in May 2017: Water Fitness: The Science behind the Splash. P. 36 – 44. She states several studies. “Experts agree that water fitness is positioned for significant growth owing to changing demographics, improved equipment options and greater public awareness.”  “A new era of water fitness is here.” “Mounting research on the benefits of Aquatics Exercise supporting the claim that it helps people of all ages and ability levels.”

https://peakperformancepilates.com/education/immersion-pilates-aquatics/

Take this opportunity to study with Jennifer Stacey, MS, a Second Generation teacher’s teacher who has been teaching Pilates around the world for 29 years. Jennifer founded one of the first dedicated Pilates facilities in the Bay Area. She was lucky enough to study from Romana, Ron, Kathy and Eve (and other Elders). Ron Fletcher traveled to SF to rehab his shoulder with Jennifer. Kathy Grant took workshops from Jennifer and gave her permission to teach her work. Romana approved her as a Pilates teacher of her work. Jennifer has enjoyed co-teaching and learning from several revered health professionals who inform her teaching, and advance Jennifer’s ability to reveal the intelligence and wonder of Pilates.

Rocking, copyright

2015 J Stacey

Testimonials for Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™:
I was lucky to get a chance to experience Jennifer Stacey’s new Pilates in the water. I’ve been practicing Pilates for close to 30 years, and teaching for 20. Feeling the work in the water was an amazing experience. My body was able to organize around the central axis and deeply feel the spinal flexion, extension, twisting and side bending of the work. For some reason the support of the water made it easier to feel the movement originating from the core. I highly recommend this work for anyone at any level to feel the Pilates work as it was intended. – Carol LeMaitre

Side Leg Kick, © 2015 J Stacey

I had a blast doing Pilates Aquatics™ with Jennifer Stacey! As a Pilates teacher myself, I was amazed by how well Jennifer translated the Classical Pilates exercises to be done in the water. Pilates Aquatics enables you to easily feel your core working, and being in the pool is an especially safe way to exercise. This workout is both fun and challenging for beginning to advanced students of Pilates. – Alicia Stone

Pilates Aquatics was full of “Aha!” moments for me. Doing Pilates in the water provided a slight shift in physics that allowed me to immediately feel the work in a deep way. The exercises felt very accessible, and working out in a pool setting is brilliantly energizing!
– Lawrence Stone

The Pilates Aquatics™ was an excellent method of doing Pilates.  What I found was that, despite the fact I have been doing Pilates for over 12 years, Pilates Aquatics™ requires greater effort to do the simplest Pilates exercises correctly which leads to a deeper level of work for the core muscles.  The need for a greater amount of balance due to the board buoyancy seems to exaggerate even the smallest movement, thereby requiring more concentration and doing the exercise correctly.  It is an exercise method I would strongly recommend. – Ken Klein

I have been “Seraped!” I thought I understood the Serape;  the wing – center connection.   But now I really do after a day of IPA™! – SW

IPA™ makes Pilates honest –  Aliccia Ricci

Testimonials from Pilates workshops Jennifer taught in London:

“Thank you for one of the most informative and well taught workshops (March 9th Release the Rib cage… ) I have attended this year.” “Always think of you as the best teacher I have ever met and still hope that you will be coming to London very soon.” “I really enjoyed your workshops and have spent the last few weeks trying to embed the work into my own teaching and practice. And: my clients have really benefited from this new approach. I really want to learn more from you, so please do let me know whenever you’re in Europe or the UK.  Thank you once again for your truly inspiring workshops!”   Thank you for the great workshopI am interested in coming to your retreat in the Algarve in July.”   “Thank you for leading a great workshop. I have been teaching matwork for 10 years, but the workshop made me realise I remain a novice when it come to the traditional work. The experience went some way to me deciding to enroll on a fully comprehensive teacher training course.” “A joy to meet you and a real treat to have the wonderful input you gave from your decades of experience, thank you!” “Thank you very much for the amazing workshop and private session.” “It’s been amazing meeting you, and I feel honored to have had the chance to attend your amazing workshop here in London, and to have had the opportunity to do a private session with you. You are an amazing teacher and I’m very grateful for everything that you have taught me. I hope you will come again to London in the near future.” “I really enjoyed your detailed analysis of the repertoire, something that I felt was missing from my training and that I have been putting together for myself over time. Hence my ordering all your books!” “Loved it! Come back again soon 🙂 !” ” Thank you for today’s workshop in London. Got loads out of it, really inspiring stuff!”  “I hope you will be coming to London soon to do some workshops. That would be amazing.” 

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March Matness: Balance Control

Raisa Punkki Balance Control ©2007 JStacey

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March Matness: The Rocking

Rocking, © 2015 J Stacey

March Matness: The Rocking. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  Teachers’ Course. Moraga, CA, April 27 – 29 (dates may change for local attendees).  Barcelona, Spain, June 16 – 18.

Classic Pilates in, on and by the water

Raisa Punkki Rocking ©2007 JStacey.

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March Matness: Boomerang

Boomerang Ladies in Tuscany!

 

 

 

 

Raisa Punkki Boomerang © 2007 J Stacey

Raisa Punkki Boomerang © 2007 J Stacey

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