Jennine began her fascination with the art of movement as a young student of ballet, gymnastics and swimming. She was born in Long Beach, California, and attended California State Long Beach where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, with a Minor in Dance.
Jennine is a certified Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® instructor, as well as a certified Pilates instructor.
Jennine was introduced to Pilates in 2000, and was astounded by her rapid improvement of overall core and abdominal strength. In 2004, she began private Pilates training and knew almost immediately that she wanted to teach the art of Pilates. In 2007/08, she earned her Pilates certiﬁcation in Core Intelligence (a highly specialized course introducing core muscle awareness), and Advances in Pilates Techniques from master teacher, Marie-Jose Blom-Lawrence, at Long Beach Dance Conditioning in Long Beach, California. Jennine was trained using state of the art Balanced Body Pilates equipment based on the principles and techniques of Joseph H. Pilates with an emphasis on rehabilitation.
In 2009, Jennine began her pre-training certification on the Expansion Tower, and completed her foundation training in 2010. She also added a Gyrokinesis® certification in 2011.
Jennine specializes in post-surgery rehabilitation, and is a strong believer in using Gyrotonic® and Gyrokinesis® to prevent injuries and surgery for hip, knee and shoulder issues. She utilizes her dance background, Pilates and Gyrotonic® training to create engaging and challenging sessions for both private clients and groups. She is married and lives in Laguna Beach, California with her husband, Alistair, and her very spoiled Scottie dog, Moonie.
Victoria Kaufholz is a Pilates instructor certified through ABC Pilates with Balanced Body Curriculum. Vicki has been certified on all Pilates equipment and mat and is dedicated to helping her clients achieve greater range of movement and deepen their mind/body connection.
She has been teaching since 2012 and thoroughly loves assisting her clients enhance their understanding and appreciation of Pilates. As an instructor she has a gentle but focused approach, making sure that muscles are thoroughly engaged and stretched, all the while working in a balanced and controlled alignment.
In November 2013, Vicki passed a very rigorous exam to her Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certification. PMA Pilates certification is the only 3rd party Pilates certification available in the national and international Pilates industry.
In 2017, Vicki added licensed GYROTONIC® trainer to her repertoire. The Gyrotonic® Method is an original and unique movement method that addresses the entire person, opening energy pathways, stimulating the nervous system, increasing range of motion, improving strength (without very little effort) and movement efficiency.
She enjoys instructing her clients in all methodologies to increase range of motion and mobility, while keenly considering all physical or medical issues the client may have.
Brenda has been married to her husband, Mike, for 34 years, and has two grown children. After raising her kids and putting all of her energy into being a mom and a wife, she decided to prioritize her physical and overall well-being. She began studying Pilates to combat her back pain and strengthen her core. After discovering her passion for Pilates and the amazing life-changing benefits she experienced in her own body, it drove her to earn her Pilates Teacher Certification. Brenda has always enjoyed working with and helping people, and wanted to share the benefits of Pilates with everybody, especially those impacted by aging.
Brenda is comprehensively trained through Club Pilates under Master Trainer, Vanessa Johnson Huffman. Brenda’s training includes mat, reformer, Cadillac Trapeze Table, Exo chair, ladder barrel, spine corrector, TRX and trigger point.
If you want to live with less pain, increase your strength, flexibility, vitality and energy, and even shed some unwanted pounds, Brenda would love to help you!