Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. May 31 – June 2. Moraga, CA. 18 PMA CECS.

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course. May 31 – June 2. Moraga, CA. 18 PMA CECS.  10 am – 5 pm. Fri – Sun.

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course.  July 12 – 14, Rome, Italy! Rome Forum Sports Center.   18 PMA CECs.

A rare opportunity to study Pilates from Jennifer M. Stacey, MS, 2nd generation Pilates Teachers’ Teacher, in a Small Group and beautiful setting. Learn cues and wisdom from several Master Elder Pilates Teachers. Jennifer, an Exercise Physiologist, Biomechanist, Author has been teaching Pilates worldwide for 30 years. She was lucky to study from Romana Kryzanowska, Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, and Eve Gentry (and other Elders).

A fun, exhilarating, challenging way to explore Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Enhance your teaching and knowledge of Pilates in the Studio and outside. Advance your opportunities to teach Pilates. Space is limited to 10 students in Rome, 6 in Moraga.  Sign up early!

“I got a thousand hours of information from the 18 hour IPA 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.”    

 “Jennifer is a brilliant Teachers’ Teacher.”

Jennifer M. Stacey, MS will also be teaching her popular Studio Pilates Workshops and sessions at Pilates4u and another gym in Rome including July 7, 10, 11;  Learning from the Pilates Elders; Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, Romana Kryzanowska, Eve Gentry, Bruce King – Apparatus and Mat skills, cues, images. A comprehensive Classic Mat Workshop with the classic transitions, cues and skills from the Pilates Elders. Back problems in Pilates. Plus some exciting apparatus workshops. Stay tuned! For information, to register email Jennifer 
info@peakperformancepilates.com    http://peakperformancepilates.com/education/immersion-pilates-aquatics/

Rome flyer: IPARome19flyer

Information packet:IPACert2019

Moraga flyer: IPAMoraga19flyer

If you would like to host an IPA, or Studio Pilates Workshops, contact Jennifer at the above email.

Moraga Course application: IPAcertapplicApril2019

Moraga Course Payment options: $750 with Check, Cash. Credit Card incur cc fees. Square invoice (+3.5% =$26.50), CC Paypal (+4.4% = $33 = $783).




Rome Course Application:IPAcertapplicRome2019

You can pay for the Rome IPA™ Course  several ways: Credit Card (We will send you an invoice via Square or Paypal), Wire transfer, or Paypal Payment. Paypal (4.4%) and Square (3.5% = $30.10) incur bank fees.  Paypal: $860 plus $37.84 paypal fee = $897.84




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Rocking © 2015 J Stacey

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I was lucky to get a chance to experience Jennifer Stacey’s new Pilates in the water. I have 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 thecentral 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

HGdls2100copyright2015JStacey 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

HGSLSLS2copyright2015JStaceySLC9550copyright2015JStacey copyI worked on the swim board during the retreat in Italy, that was organized by Jennifer  Stacey. I think the swim board is an important invention. The Pilates exercises on the swim board were easily adapted to my own capabilities / limitations. During the specific Pilates exercise organized to perform in the water is the upward force your
friend and your challenge. (That was very funny). Great results in a short period of time. After the first class, my neck and shoulders felt connected to the rest of my body. I believe that it is very important that during class we experienced great fun together. And certainly not in the last place, “Pilates on a Pilates Aquatics board™” is a mindful activity. I had to concentrate to keep the board under control and do the exercise properly. So I it was impossible for me ‘during the exercises to make my shopping list in my head. – Pam Garcia

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

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.”

2018: Aquatics Exercise had the highest spike growth in exercise

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March Matness: Push Up

March Matness: The Push Up dismount.  Reach through the foot and crown of the head. Keep those scapulae still and abducted and upwardly rotated (down and out)! Enjoy!  all photos ©2007 J Stacey.

The Push Up © 2007 J. Stacey


 

 

 

 

 

 

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Course. Rome, Italy. July 12-14. Moraga, CA. Spring and October. Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Jennifer M. Stacey Studio Pilates Workshops July 6, 10, 11 in Rome, Italy. Stay tuned!

#Marchmatness #Marchmatness2019 #Immersion™PilatesAquatics™

Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ and soon to be published Mat Repertoire, and Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ manual. https://peakperformancepilates.com/store/

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March Matness: The Control Balance

 Control Balance ©2007 J Stacey. Reach the leg/foot up to the ceiling, to animate the center and lift the hips. Push the other leg into your hands. The chest is away from the chin (Kathy Grant’s lemon under the chin – do not make lemonade), shoulder blades on the mat. On the last picture Raisa is too high up on the neck, she needs to rotate around her xiphoid, lower her heart and lengthen through the thoracolumbar spine. She is reaching through her long leg beautifully.  You can practice on the Spine Corrector, Arc or roller.                   Nice work in Tuscany, in Helsinki, Finland, and Dordogne, France!    #Marchmatness #Marchmatnesscontrolbalance  #controlbalance #pilatesplusvacation  #Marchmatness2019

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ and soon to be published Mat Repertoire, and Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ manual. https://peakperformancepilates.com/store/

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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. Rome, Italy. July 12-14. Moraga, CA. Spring and October. Classic Pilates in, on and by the water

Raisa Punkki Rocking ©2007 J Stacey.

Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ and soon to be published Mat Repertoire, and Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ manual. https://peakperformancepilates.com/store/

#marchmatness2019 #marchmatnessrocking

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March Matness: Boomerang

Boomerang Ladies in Tuscany!

Pilates + Vacation Retreats.

Raisa Punkki Boomerang © 2007 J Stacey

Raisa Punkki Boomerang © 2007 J Stacey

 

 

 

 

 

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Course. Rome, Italy, July 12 – 14.  Moraga, CA, Spring and October, dtbd. Stay tuned. 18 PMA CECs.  Classic Pilates in, on, by the water.

Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ and soon to be published Mat Repertoire, and Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ manual. https://peakperformancepilates.com/store/

#marchmatness2019

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March Matness: The Twist, Star

Mat Side Bend/Twist, copyright 2015 J Stacey

March Matness: The Side Bend / The Twist. Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  Course. July 12 – 14 Rome, Italy.  Moraga, CA, spring and October!   Classic Pilates in, on and by the water.

Pilates + Vacation™ in Tuscany, Italy. thank you lovely ladies!

The body is in a long line.

#2 California version.

 

 

 

 

 

The Star

all photos copyright 2015 J. Stacey

#marchmatness2019  #marchmatnesstwist

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March Matness: The Side Kick Kneeling

March Matness: The Side Kick Kneeling

 Align your body in a long line. Slide the foot along the wall (the bottom of) it is facing. (watch the elbow – inside of elbow faces body. RP needs a bit more internal rotation of lower arm bones – but it is good considering how much she misalign the arm).

 

 

 

Pictures from Jennifer Stacey’s Peak Performance Pilates Manuals: Movement Perspectives™, Teaching the Reformer Repertoire, Roller Play, Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ and soon to be published Mat Repertoire, and Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ manual. https://peakperformancepilates.com/store/

#marchmatness2019  #marchmatnesssidekickkneeling

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March Matness: Leg Pull Back

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

March Matness: Leg Pull Back

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™)  

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ (IPA™) Course. Rome, Italy, July 12 – 14.  Moraga, CA, Spring and October, dtbd. Stay tuned. 18 PMA CECs.  Classic Pilates in, on, by the water.

Jennifer will also be teaching Studio Pilates Workshops in Rome and San Francisco.

Pilates + Vacation™ Tuscany fun.

The previous skill is Leg Pull Front:

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March Matness: Swimming

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™

© 2007 J. Stacey

© 2007 J. Stacey

March Matness: Swimming.

Pretend there are baby birds on your shoulders. Do not squish the baby birds. Underswing, or lever your hand up (from the  Lat and LT, SA, TM and IS). Imagine  a small snowball under your belly. Keep your navel off of the snowball. Motion around the stillness. Reach your leg straight back – do not think up or bend it.  Stretch it back straight – it will animate the center (via the stretch reflex). Last image: There is a glass of fermented milk on your low back.  Do not move it.   Modifications: On a box, Cadillac, Pilates Mat with your hands and feet lower than your body. You can work on perfecting the technique, prior to challenging the ROM. Pull back on the Mat pole to depress, abduct and upwardly rotate the

© 2007 J. Stacey

scapulae – to start out in the proper position, and initiate with the proper muscles (and to save the baby birds!). To encourage the external rotators, you can perform with the thumb up.  Eventually perform it with the palm facing down. In these pictures the eyes and collar bones should be slightly more forwards, the belly up off of the mat and low back long. The eyes rotate around the ears, the ribs around the xiphoid. This skill is very difficult to do correctly.  It is interesting in the water – you immediately feel your Serape…  All photos © 2007 J. Stacey

© 2007 J. Stacey

© 2007 J. Stacey

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Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™, Pilates Workshops, Rome, Italy, July 12-14

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course.  July 12 – 14, Rome, Italy! Rome Forum Sports Center.   18 PMA CECs.

A rare opportunity to study Pilates from Jennifer M. Stacey, MS, 2nd generation Pilates Teachers’ Teacher, in a Small Group setting. Learn cues and wisdom from several Master Elder Pilates Teachers. Jennifer, an Exercise Physiologist, Biomechanist, Author has been teaching Pilates worldwide for 30 years. She was lucky to study from Romana Kryzanowska, Kathy Grant, Ron Fletcher, and Eve Gentry (and other Elders).

A fun, exhilarating, challenging way to explore Classic Pilates in, on and by the water. Enhance your teaching and knowledge of Pilates in the Studio and outside. Advance your opportunities to teach Pilates. Space is limited to 10 students. Sign up early!

Jennifer M. Stacey, MS will also be teaching her popular Studio Pilates Workshops in Rome including July 7, 10, 11;  A Kathy Grant class, A comprehensive Classic Mat Workshop with the classic transitions, cues and skills from the Pilates Elders. Plus some exciting apparatus workshops. Stay tuned.  

Immersion™ Pilates Aquatics™ course in Moraga, CA, May 31 – June 2, 10 am – 5 pm. Fri – sun. and October. Space is limited to 6 students. Stay tuned.

“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.”    

“Jennifer is a brilliant Teachers’ Teacher.”

info@peakperformancepilates.com       http://peakperformancepilates.com/education/immersion-pilates-aquatics/

Leg Pull Back © 2015 J Stacey

Rome flyer: IPARome19flyer

Information packet: IPACert2019

Moraga flyer: IPAMoraga19flyer

Rome Application: IPAcertapplicRome2019

Moraga Application: IPAcertapplicApril2019

If you would like to host an IPA, or Studio Pilates Workshops, contact Jennifer at the above email.   All photos ©2015 J Stacey


©2015 JStacey

 

Rocking © 2015 J Stacey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2015 J Stacey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I was lucky to get a chance to experience Jennifer Stacey’s new Pilates in the water. I have 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 thecentral 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

HGdls2100copyright2015JStacey 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

HGSLSLS2copyright2015JStaceySLC9550copyright2015JStacey copyI worked on the swim board during the retreat in Italy, that was organized by Jennifer  Stacey. I think the swim board is an important invention. The Pilates exercises on the swim board were easily adapted to my own capabilities / limitations. During the specific Pilates exercise organized to perform in the water is the upward force your
friend and your challenge. (That was very funny). Great results in a short period of time. After the first class, my neck and shoulders felt connected to the rest of my body. I believe that it is very important that during class we experienced great fun together. And certainly not in the last place, “Pilates on a Pilates Aquatics board™” is a mindful activity. I had to concentrate to keep the board under control and do the exercise properly. So I it was impossible for me ‘during the exercises to make my shopping list in my head. – Pam Garcia

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

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.”

2018: Aquatics Exercise had the highest spike growth in exercise.

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