Our Team

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SARAH PIGION

Movement Specialist and Manual Therapist

A holistic bodyworker and movement educator since 2008, Sarah employs her varied experience to address her clients’ specific needs, helping them to integrate mind, body, and spirit. Sarah received her massage therapy training at IPSB (Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing) in Culver City, CA which gave her a foundation in holistic bodywork including deep tissue, fascial stretching, sensory re-patterning, polarity, lymphatic drainage, and circulatory massage approaches. She has since gone on to study the deeply restorative power of Craniosacral Therapy and SomatoEmotional Release at both the Life Energy Institute and the Upledger Institute.  Sarah is a member of IAHP (International Association of Healthcare Practitioners) and continues to let her passion for healing and self-discovery lead to further study. Sarah also holds certificates in Comprehensive Pilates from Balanced Body University, GYROTONIC®, GYROKINESIS®, and has worked with a variety of master trainers and bodyworkers including Lesley Powell, Marie-Jose Blom, Alicia Head, Kuan Hui Chew, and Robert Schleip.  This experience gives her the ability to assist populations in a variety of issues and provide tools for self-care.

 
 
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AMANDA MACLEOD

Pilates Teacher

Cultivated in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, blossomed in NYC, and transplanted in LA. Amanda has spent her life dedicated to movement – Pilates, yoga, alpine skiing, whitewater kayaking, and any other adrenaline-inducing mountain sport she can get her hands on. She found Pilates after a debilitating back injury took her away from her dance training. Through a dedicated practice, she came back stronger than ever and was able to return to her career as a professional modern dancer. She holds a BFA in Dance from Rutgers University. She received her Comprehensive Pilates Certification from Body Arts Science International, where she apprenticed under the mentorship of Rael Isacowitz. Amanda loves helping her clients deepen their awareness and connection to themselves. She believes that Pilates provides unparalleled strength and balance to any lifestyle, and will help you discover a potential in your physicality beyond what you thought was possible.

 
 
MEET YULIYA! If you haven’t already :) We feel so blessed to have found this richly creative and intelligent teacher. She uses all of this to her advantage to work your body in the deepest way. Her classes fill quickly so book ahead. She’s also teaching privately to deliver some one on one attention for your bod. Love you Yuliya!!!!! -
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YULIYA ROMANSKAYA

Pilates Teacher

Kiev-born and Los Angeles-raised, Yuliya is a professional contemporary dancer and certified Pilates practitioner. Yuliya graduated from Calarts, earning a BFA in Dance Performance in 2010. During her 14 year span dancing in LA and NY, Yuliya found Pilates as a means to develop a long term healthy and sustainable movement practice. She received her Pilates mat + equipment certification at The Kane School of Core Integration in New York In 2014. Yuliya's movement education and deep understanding in anatomy and biomechanics yields to an individualized approach not only in one on one sessions but in her open classes as well.  Her clientele consists of  professional dancers and athletes in training, pre- and post-natal, and those seeking rehabilitation and physical dexterity.