Jenna Nelson LEVEL 1
STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor | Level 1
Additional Training: Injury and special populations
Jenna is a professional ballet dancer with the Suzanne Farrell Ballet and has previously danced with Pacific Northwest Ballet as well as Oregon Ballet Theater. Jenna knows first hand the affects that Pilates can have on the mind and physical body and has used it as a tool to stay in top physical shape as a dancer. Not only is Pilates a perfect way to stay in shape, it is a great way to rehab and heal after an injury or chronic misalignment. Jenna has struggled with multiple injuries throughout her seven years as a professional ballerina, and Pilates has never failed to get her back on her toes.
Jenna’s teaching style has a firm foundation in physical fitness with the added element and goal of gaining mobility and flexibility thought the body. She encourages a sense of self-exploration when working with clients. Jenna completed her STOTT Pilates Certification through Bodycenter Studios in Seattle WA, and is also a Certified Yoga Instructor. She is passionate about movement and the positive affects that it has on the body and mind. She believes that working out should not have to be torture, and that you should leave the studio feeling better than when you came in. Jenna loves working with all types of movers, and pays particular attention to modify and adjust exercises based on the clients' body and particular needs. Jenna strives to create a freeing space for clients to experience movement and self awareness.