Lena Cannizzaro Goglia
Lena is a Physical Therapist and the owner of Cannizzaro Physical Therapy, located at Pelvic Health Vermont Physical Therapy. She has been using Pilates-based exercises with her rehabilitation patients, as well as teaching group Pilates classes since 2006, when she completed her Pilates certification through Polestar Pilates Rehab curriculum.
Lena is excited to be offering group classes in this location, as well as bringing tower classes to the Burlington, VT area. She enjoys teaching classes with all-level participants. Her goal for everyone in her classes is to feel stronger, longer, successful and capable by finding ease of movement. Lena recently graduated from Laughing River Yoga’s 200hr teacher training, and hopes to add some Yoga classes soon.
Monet Cruz is a Polestar Pilates Practitioner. She is passionate about teaching the Pilates method and helping her clients strengthen their mind-body connection to attain optimal postural alignment and a balanced body.
After graduating from Skidmore College, Monet worked in Manhattan for 9 years before returning home to the Burlington area in 2013. Practicing yoga and ballet throughout her life, she has always had an interest in physical health and movement. Like many others, she found her way to Pilates after a back injury. Through her own journey to healing through Pilates she discovered a passion for teaching this incredible method to her clients.
Jane Pembroke Alsofrom
Jane has been involved with health and fitness most of her life. She is a Stott (1999) and Polestar (2004) method educated Pilates instructor. Keeping our bodies in motion is crucial for our physical and mental health. Our bodies thrive on the challenge that exercise provides to our muscles and allows us to approach our lives from a healthy perspective. She loves to provide a venue for people to challenge themselves while having fun!
As a radiation therapist and educator, teaching in the fitness studio or the classroom is her passion. Supporting student’s intellectual and physical development is “what it’s all about!”
Seth has been practicing Pilates since 2004. In Pilates, Seth discovered a dynamic system of developing inner strength and well-being. He trained under a second generation Pilates instructor and went on to receive mat training from Power Pilates and equipment training from Balanced Body in New York City.
In addition to Pilates, Seth is a certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga locally. He is eager to share the benefits of Pilates which include reconnecting with our bodies and the ability to move more freely in our favorite activities.