Education:Stefanie has had experience and training in a number of different fitness and movement disciplines but amongst her current qualifications she is an A.C.E. certified personal trainer, PhysicalMind Institute for mat and standing Pilates work, and through Balanced Body for Pilates apparatus, notably the Universal Reformer. She also has a BA in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts.
Experience: After two serious injuries in her youth, Stefanie began her lifelong love of movement with martial arts and yoga in the early 1970’s. She then began to study dance which remained her passion for several decades of study and performance She still dances for her own pleasure but now trains in Tai Chi Chuan and Pilates along with maintaining her own personalized bodywork routine.
Philosophy: Stefanie views her teaching and training as an artist, helping to move the people she works with towards symmetry and harmony, bringing them back into balance within their own bodies. She focuses on posture, alignment, and breath, working to correct poor neuromuscular patterns and habits, and resolve lingering injury issues. She listens to and learns from her clients and students and takes great delight in her work.