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Pilates Reformer

A fee-based class using the Reformer machines to tone and strengthen your entire body.

 

Lenee Braxton

Leneé Cook-Braxton, M.S., RYT believes that all of us have limitless potential through our unique mind-body connection.  She has a Bachelor's Degree in Dance, a Master's Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Sport Psychology, and is completing her Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine.  Leneé was trained in classical and contemporary Pilates methods (Peak and Polestar Pilates), is a RYT 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher, and National Association of Sports Medicine® Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist.  Her research focuses on Performance Enhancement for Athletes, Non-sport Performers, and Organizations.  She is a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, the Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, and serves on the Board of Directors for the International Association for Worksite Health Promotion (IAWHP).  In 1996, Leneé made history as the youngest captain for the Inaugural NFL Carolina Panthers Cheerleader Squad and is an active member of the Carolina Panthers’ NFL Cheerleader Alumni. 

 

Karen Wells

Karen has been active in the health, wellness, and fitness Industry for over 20 years.  She has been a speaker and trainer with IDEA, ECA, and FACT as well as taught at The American Dance Festival at Duke University, The Alvin Ailey Dance School in New York City and Pilates on Fifth. She is an expert in therapeutic and restorative exercise for Pilates Reformer and Pilates Mat in both private and group settings. Karen has also earned a specialty certification in Functional Flexibility by the Bender Training Academy. Karen taught at GA State University for over 15 years and now teaches a Yoga Health Curriculum course and Pilates at GA Tech. She has successfully helped people with chronic pain, muscle disorders, sacroiliac joint pain, fused necks and back pain. Whether one is recuperating from an injury or wants to train for a marathon, Karen can create a successful program of Therapeutic and Restorative Exercise on the Pilates Reformer, Pilates Mat, or with Therapeutic Yoga.