Personal Training & Pilates Instruction

San Francisco & Oakland & ONLINE

Jessi offers One on One and Small Group Pilates and Fitness services. 

Learn intelligent, science based principles.  Incorporate the mind body benefits of a movement based practice that seamlessly blends strength and flexibility. 

In the process, learn to love the way your body moves.  Unlock the keys to feeling great through conscious and transformative movement.  Educate yourself with master level instruction and change the way you look at fitness forever.

Based on your goals, Jessi analyzes your fitness level and creates your unique movement path. Each workout is different and each week presents a new level of difficulty to make sure your body is challenged every time you train. Learn to make healthy food choices so you can improve your life step by step. No gym? Jessi specializes in in-home and outdoor training and brings the gym to you.  No matter the location, the workouts will be safe, fun, effective and will deliver results. If you are outside of the San Francisco Bay Area, she also is available via Skype and FaceTime for sessions.

Does Any Of This Sound Like You?

  • You spend so much time on your butt – in the car, in the office, on the plane – that it hurts from sitting too much.
  • You’re sacrificing your health and well-being because you’re constantly racing from deadline to deadline -- and too busy to drive to the gym on the regular.
  • Your clothes have gotten so snug that you spend most of the time sucking in your stomach. And wishing for the days when your outfits looked flattering and felt comfortable.
  • You wanna get back in shape, but you’ve lost your workout mojo. It’s been so long since you’ve seen your exercise buddies that you’re afraid they’ve forgotten your name. 
  • You long to lengthen and strengthen your body. But your most consistent form of exercise is doing 12-oz curls and increasing the reps of your fast food visits. 
  • You wanna bring the sexy back to your tightly knotted, stress-filled back… but you’re too damn tired to work out.

To summarize.... Your get-up-and-go has gotten up and gone.

Do you want to......

  • Hit your goal weight and live a healthier by nourishing your body for maximum results
  • Feel energized!  Improve confidence, body image, and well being
  • Get strong! Improve muscular strength, flexibility and balance.
  • Breathe better!  Increase lung capacity, and therefore performance. 
  • Get in touch with your body! Link movement to your mind and develop MORE body awareness
  • Condition efficient patterns of movement making the body less prone to injury.  
  • Up your range of motion and heightened coordination.  Enhanced mobility, agility and stamina.
  • Restore postural alignment, creating a stronger, more flexible spine.
  • Get Stretchy!  Reduce stress, relieve tension, boost energy through deep stretching.
  • Offer relief from back pain and joint stress.  
  • Correct over-training of muscle groups which can lead to stress and injury.
  • Compliment any sort of sports or movement training and develop functional fitness for daily life activity.

Hey – I Get It!

Here’s my confession:

  • I made a commitment to optimal health a long time ago.
  • My evolution from gym rat to fitness instructor didn’t surprise anyone who knew me well. 
  • I collected fitness certifications like a girl scout collects badges.
  • And then one day, I got out of bed and was 40 pounds overweight! 
  • You see, right after I earned my first Group Fitnesscertification, I decided to enter a bodybuilding contest. 

 
I trained hard for over a year. Then 18 weeks before the competition, I went on an extreme diet where I reduced my calorie intake by 50% and worked out vigorously 3x a day.
 
My knees and joints hurt... 

All. The. Time.

While I looked fit, I felt sluggish. 

  • I had to drag myself out of bed each morning because I had no energy.  
  • And I drank almost 6 cups of thick black coffee each day to get me from sunrise to sunset.
  • I wanted to win - no matter what the cost was to my body.

Wanna know how to gain 40 lbs in 6 weeks?

I achieved my personal goal and placed 4th in the Bev Francis fitness competition. 
 
And I was so happy to be finished with that grueling regimen, that I immediately resumed my pre-competition eating and workout habits. Which wrecked my metabolism.
 
My body turned against me and I gained 40 pounds fast. 
 
Which is less-than-awesome for most people. 

And mortifying as a fitness professional.

Fortunately, my friend, Sally Sue, {insert her name} was apprenticing at the original Pilates Studio in New York.
 
She saw I was struggling and wanted to help me. So she invited me to join her classes.
 
I immediately felt the power of Pilates. 
 
It corrected the alignment of my knees and my pain vanished. It remedied the posture I’d ruined by overtraining. And Pilates strengthened my core.
 
The bonus was that it helped me get lean again.
 
At the same time, I started to get curious about nutrition.
 
I hired a nutritionist. 
 
I experimented with a variety of foods.
 
And I decided to earn my nutrition certification. The one I chose was based on well-researched, evidence-based science.
 
I loved how it taught me how to prepare and eat delicious and nutritious foods.
 
So I combined my nutrition knowledge with what I learned from Pilates, and got myself back in shape and feeling great.
 
Without starving myself or working out relentlessly.

If I Can Do It, You Can Too

Bound out of bed each morning EXCITED to face the day

Tone up and tune out that negative self talk

Fit back into your favorite “Bootylicous” jeans

Nourish yourself with easy-to-follow pilates videos that are fun and you’ll feel as energized as Beyonce shaking her groove thang…  

You Don’t Have To Take My Word For It. Take Theirs.

“I got results in just one week, my core is tighter and I feel great in just 20 minutes a day!  I always look forward to my FaceTime sessions with Jessi.  She keeps me on track and the instruction is personalized to by bodies abilities.  Creating a schedule together that I could stick to keeps me motivated to hit my goals.

— Kate

“The instructions are clear and I feel so good. After completing the plan I have more energy and my old skinny jeans fit me!

— Sarah G

 

Whether you are in San Francisco or another part of the world, click the button and let me know how I can best serve you.