• OUR INSTRUCTORS

    OUR INSTRUCTORS

All fitness levels and ages are welcome at Vibe! Our instructors are extensively trained and able to effectively teach students of all levels, with appropriate modifications and enhancements.

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Owner

Vanessa is a longtime Berkeley resident who came to Pilates to address chronic pain associated with carrying and giving birth to twins in 2011. Pilates helped alleviate her pain and build strength to counteract the residual effects of post-pregnancy. Vanessa also discovered deep mental and...

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Senior Instructor

Meera started teaching Pilates after studying and practicing it for more than twenty years. Meera is an attorney for children and a fashion photographer as well. Her background in teaching comes from thirteen years of training Family Court lawyers, judges, mediators and evaluators how to...

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Senior Instructor

Elise Smith has been teaching Pilates since she received her Instructor Certification from Long Beach Dance Conditioning (LBDC) in 2007. Through LBDC Elise studied under Marie-Jose Blom and Alicia Head. She began ballet training at a young age and was confronted with dance related injuries the...

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Senior Instructor

Alison Schoenbeck began her love affair with movement early in life as a competitive gymnast and dancer. She discovered mat Pilates in 2005 while exploring ways to strengthen and balance her body following long hours spent playing field hockey, running, and cycling. In 2012, she transitioned...

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SomaTherapist, SomaTrainer

Jaron Hua works with pain, injury, and professional athletes. He uses a variety of cutting-edge techniques including Osteopathic manual therapy, Advanced fascial treatments (Applied SomaTherapy, self-normalization techniques i.e. ELDOA), self-question testing, nutrition/lifestyle modification,...

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Instructor

Roxie discovered Pilates at a YMCA in Brooklyn, NY in 2005. She immediately fell in love because it allowed her to move her body in ways that were reminiscent of her dance training of 15 years, and also complemented her yoga practice. When she found herself stuck behind a desk working a 9-5, and...

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Instructor

Gabby began studying pilates with Ellie Herman in San Francisco through her studio's Teacher Training Program in 2004. She went on to apprentice and teach both group and private classes at Third Street Pilates in San Francisco off and on from 2005-2010, balancing her love for teaching with her...

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Senior Instructor

Emma comes from a diverse background and is fascinated by human anatomy and how the body heals and builds strength. She is passionate about helping clients find connections to undiscovered muscle groups to move out of old challenges and into ease. She enjoys working in a client-focused,...

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