OUR INSTRUCTORS

 
 
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LUCIE: INSTRUCTOR/STUDIO OWNER

Lucie fell in love with Pilates 10 years ago and knew she needed to learn more and share Pilates with others. She wasn't new to the fitness world though, as she was already a Spinning and group fitness instructor since 2000 and a former college athlete having competed in track and cross country at Centre College. In 2009 she received her Pilates Certification and began teaching in Cincinnati, Ohio before moving to Nashville, TN.  Lucie owned and taught at a successful studio in Nashville,  12South Pilates for over six year. She currently holds certifications from the Pilates Method Alliance, Pendleton Pilates, TRX, Mad Dogg Spinning, and ACE Personal Training.  In 2017, Lucie was award the Leo Medallion for Leadership in Pilates by McEntire Pilates.  In January 2018, Lucie was interviewed for the Pilates Unfiltered Podcast, an international podcast celebrating Pilates and Pilates teachers. Lucie is also thrilled to be a presenter at the McEntire Pilates Summit this Summer. 

Her Pilates philosophy – Pilates is for everybody and it’s the teacher’s responsibility to find the right movements for each student’s unique body and needs. She takes a very personalized approach and believes everyone can Shine with Pilates.
Lucie has pursed training in Prenatal and Postpartum Pilates, as well as Pilates for chronic conditions and rehab, and Pilates for low back pain and pelvic stability. 

Lucie is glad to be back in Kentucky and to share her love of Pilates with new students in Lexington. 

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Jill Johnson: Instructor

Jill is a certified Pilates Instructor with 16 years of experience. She is also a certified Personal Trainer. Jill has a background in nursing and specializes in Safe Spine Pilates. Her background makes her the ideal instructor to work safely and effectively with a variety of conditions as well is fit healthy bodies, too. We are excited to have Jill as part of the Shine Pilates Studio family!

 

BABY: STUDIO KITTEN

Baby has been attending Pilates classes since he was just 5 weeks old! He likes to visit the studio from time to time and you may see him on his favorite Pilates apparatus the Spine Corrector. His favorite exercise is ‘stretching’.
If you have a severe cat allergy, please feel free to let Lucie know when you are coming and she’ll make sure Baby is not observing your class.