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Lena Cannizzaro Goglia

Lena is a Physical Therapist and the owner of Cannizzaro Physical Therapy, located at Pelvic Health 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 enjoys taking Yoga and Pilates classes, as well as weight training with Kettle Bells. She enjoys cooking, taking walks in nature, and many crafts. She lives with her two young children and their cat, Pashy. 


Rhonda Pagnucco

Rhonda Pagnucco (she/her) has been exploring movement practices since her first Irish step dancing lesson at the age of five and is delighted to be sharing her love of the Pilates method with the Ease Pilates community. Rhonda has studied a variety of somatic and expressive movement forms as pathways to fitness, self-discovery, joy and healing and draws on her clinical experience as a speech-language pathologist to offer a supportive, body-positive, scaffolded approach to movement.   Rhonda started her journey as a Pilates instructor with comprehensive  training in 2008 (Power Pilates), became nationally certified in 2014 and completed additional comprehensive training in 2019 (Polestar Pilates). Rhonda is a certified Buff Bones® instructor and a teaching artist and assistant for the Movement for Parkinson’s Disease program at The Flynn. For fun, Rhonda enjoys traveling with her family, surfing reasonably-sized waves, snowshoeing, seeing live music, dancing and cooking.  

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Jane Pembroke Alsofrom
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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!”

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