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Instructor Trainer bios

Jean Millis Leavenworth

Pacific Northwest Pilates Education
Portland, Oregon, USA

IT qualifications
Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Barrels, ISP

Additional credentials and designations
M.S., PhD in Dance Education


Jean is a former modern dancer and dance educator with an M.S. in Dance and Kinesiology. She has been an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew specializing in STOTT PILATES® since 2000 and has taught Pilates in physical therapy clinics, health clubs and private studios since 1998. Complementary to this, Jean has obtained her ACE certification in personal training as well as her MELT method certification. She has studied extensively with Australian physiotherapist Greta Von Gavel and feels privileged to have been able to travel around the world delivering STOTT PILATES education. Apart from this, Jean has been extensively and very successfully involved in creating fundraising events at her studio, such as Pilates for Pink.

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