Plug Into Power

Mind/Body Private Exercise Studio

Over 20 years of experience in wellness, fitness and coaching in Pilates, Gyrotonic, Franklin Method, Yoga and Barre


Private Sessions

Your needs and goals are addressed In a private session in the studio.

Franklin Method Workshops and Retreats

Dynamic Neurocognitive Imagery will powerfully impact performance, power and sense of ease in your body.

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Exercise Prescription

If you are rehabilitating from a significant event or intervention, as an ACSM-certified Exercise Physiologist I can help you safely navigate the path back to an active life.

My Studio

features the apparatus designed by Joseph Pilates, Juliu Horvath and others

Universal Reformer • Cadillac • Wunda Chair • Ped-i-Pole • Ladder Barrel • Gyrotonic Pulley Tower • CoreAlign • Vibration Platform

About Me

My original Pilates training was completed with Marie-Jose Blom in 1997 and my certification as a Pilates instructor is with the accredited Pilates Method Alliance.  My Franklin Method certification includes Levels I, II and III. I hold an M.S. in Kinesiology and am ACSM-certified as an Exercise Physiologist.
I opened my private Pilates studio in Monterey in 1997 and added Gyrotonic in 1998.  I have taught at California State University Monterey Bay since 2013. I can be found on LinkedIn and on Twitter as @PilatesNinja. As a musician and dancer, I understand the special demands of the performance artist.

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  • 12/03/2017 12:00 AM

A gallbladder attack is a truly miserable experience and you will try almost anything to find relief. Thankfully this pose is simple and provides significant relief from breathing pain.

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  • 07/11/2017 04:45 PM

For a time I taught Pilates and mindfulness techniques in the lock-down unit at the county jail. It was an interesting experience, to say the least.

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  • 07/06/2017 07:54 PM

Hey look what I found! The obituary for Joseph Pilates (1883-1967)

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  • Hwy 68 & River Road, Salinas, California, United States