Page started her Pilates journey in 1998 and from there founded The Pilates Room in 2001. She fell in love with dance at an early age, studying with Joffrey Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet Company. While dancing she practiced Pilates and received massages to avoid injury and maintain balance in her body. The positive impact of those therapies on her body led her to study massage and Pilates, of which she has been a practitioner for over 18 years. Over the years her work and love of adventure has given her the opportunity to travel the world teaching Pilates to high profile, celebrity clientele.
Page received yoga certifications for Ashtanga and Hatha yoga. Through her yoga practice she was introduced to Ayurveda (the science of life), an eastern medicine tradition based in India. Page moved to New Mexico for a year to study with one of the foremost teachers of Indian medicine, Dr.Lad. She recently finished a year of nursing school, but opportunities to create a Pilates studio in Nosara, Costa Rica, her second home, has changed her direction.
In 2011, Page moved to her home in Nosara, Costa Rica, where she opened Pilates Nosara, a fully-equipped Pilates training center which is currently located at the Bodhi Tree Yoga Resort. She is also on the faculty of Balanced Body and represents this incredible company in Costa Rica for teacher trainings. Page is excited to offer Pilates Adventure Retreats around the world to inspire those who love movement, adventure, and giving back to the community. Join Page for Pilates in Costa Rica and around the world!
Anne and her family moved to Nosara in September 2012. As long as Anne can remember she has been participating in sports and running, so it is no surprise that after she tried Pilates she was hooked! In 2005 Anne decided to get certified in classical Pilates. Since that time she has taught throughout Southern California.She has had the privilege of teaching Pilates to individuals ranging from those new to the Pilates, to professional athletes, and clients recovering from shoulder and back surgery. Pilates is a discipline focused on alignment and can be tailored to benefit anyone. Anne is also a certified Vinyasa Hatha yoga instructor and is recognized through Yoga Alliance.
Jenni started Pilates classes in 2006 in Minneapolis, MN. She needed to take responsibility for her health, but hated "working out." Jenni immediately fell in love with Classical Pilates. The practice showed results quickly and began to transform her body and mind. Pilates became a focal point and bright spot in her life.
Jenni enrolled in Align Pilates Teacher Training program in 2008 and graduated with a 650 hour fully comprehensive Classical Pilates Certification in 2009. She immediately was hired at Align, and over the years became involved in the teacher training herself.
Jenni has been teaching full time since 2009 and knows it is an honor and a privilege. She teaches with precision, humor, and a sharp eye for alignment. Jenni is extremely enthusiastic about sharing her experience and love for the practice of Pilates because of what it has done for her, and what she's seen it do for others.
Jenni has spent hours continuing her education every year, including time at the Pilates Centre in Boulder, CO. She has participated in some Balanced Body trainings, and also a Pranassage Practitioners Certification from The Nosara Yoga Institute in 2011.
Kari began taking Pilates mat classes at a local Chicago YMCA in 2008. Slowly but surely she noticed that she felt different: stronger, focused and even just a little taller. Many cold winters later, she took the plunge and enrolled in Balanced Body teacher training with Page Sieffert at Pilates Nosara.
Kari has taught in Chicago, Denver, Panama and Costa Rica. Her passion is in helping others discover movement and body awareness through Pilates that they can carry into the rest of their lives. She's elated to be back in Nosara teaching with such an incredible team.
Kirstie's journey with pilates started in 2010 in her home town of New Smyrna Beach, FL when she was diagnosed with Sjogren's disorder. Sjogren's is an autoimmune disorder that causes joint pain, swelling and stiffness. She was determined to find a way to continue her athletic training while maintaining a healthy lifestyle and doing it all without pain. Kirstie started taking private reformer sessions at a local gym and immediately began seeing and feeling the results of pilates. Kirstie moved to Jacksonville Beach, FL in 2014 where she began taking classes at a studio 5 to 6 days a week. She fell even more in love with Pilates which led to her completing several teacher trainings/certifications, leaving her job working in law and pursuing her newfound passion, teaching Pilates. Kirstie is certified through Balanced Body as well as PHI Pilates. She plans to further her education and training with her Pilates career and looks forward to sharing her love and experience with her practice to all she meets. Kirstie is very excited to have found the beautiful Pilates Nosara studio and thrilled to join such an amazing team!
Twenty plus years ago Adrienne discovered that hanging herself upside down from fuzzy straps attached to something called the “Cadillac” and stretching, elongating, and challenging her balance on a bed of springs called the “Reformer” could improve her dancing and better yet correct her scoliosis.
Five years later she found herself flying back and forth to the world -renowned Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. 800 hours later she walked away with a teaching certification that began her 20- year (and still counting) teaching journey. This journey led her study with some the greatest movement geniuses of all time; Amy Alpers, Rachel Taylor Segel, Deborah Kolway, Kathy Grant, Mary Bowen, Ron Fletcher, and Juliu Hovarth.
In 2003 Adrienne opened the doors of Align Pilates in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is here that she founded the Align Pilates and Barre teacher Training programs. In 2007-2014 she founded and directed the Align Pilates Surf Retreat held at the Harmony Hotel right here in Nosara. She sold Align Pilates in 2014 to spend more time with her family and concentrate on just teaching and hosting retreats.
Adrienne’s students have the benefit of learning not only from her Pilates knowledge, but also from her knowledge and certifications of many other movement modalities that she includes in her classes and trainings; Gyrotonic, yoga, Pranassage, ballet, and modern dance.
She currently lives in Minneapolis and spends part of the winter in Playa Guiones.
Descubrió su pasión por la rehabilitación y el movimiento desde niña asistiendo a centros infantiles y de adulto mayor.
Se gradúa como fisioterapeuta de la Universidad Santa Paula y obtiene dos especializaciones en evaluación y en terapia manual ortopédica, la cual desarrollo en ella el gusto por tratar la causa de las lesiones y no solamente sus síntomas.
Participante en diversas certificaciones internacionales destacadas por la evaluación mecánica y el mejoramiento de los desbalances del cuerpo mediante técnicas como el Pilates.
En el 2009 inicia su propio espacio en el que desarrollo una tecnica con el cliente totalmente personalizada combinando sus dos pasiones: Pilates como terapia manual.
En el 2017 cumple uno mas de sus sueños abriendo su segundo espacio “Element Pilates”, con el concepto de entrenamiento de manera integral
Ha compartido con la Universidad Santa Paula procesos prácticos de técnicas de evaluación kinesiología y biomecánica.
Ha sido colaboradora para Page Sieffert y Balanced Body en los “Teacher Training” de anatomía.
“Me motiva seguir estudiando y compartiendo aprendizaje con mis colegas, clientes los cuales me llenan de energía a diario para seguir creciendo en mis proyectos”
En el 2006 se gradúa como licenciada en terapia física en la Universidad Santa Paula.
Posteriormente fue Docente de la misma facultad para estudiantes de bachillerato y licenciatura.
En el año 2009 ingreso como estudiante en “Pilates en Polestar Pilates International Miami” para el área de Rehabilitación, estudios que concluyó y aprobó en el 2011.
En el 2012 obtuvo su maestría en Rehabilitación Funcional de la Persona Adulta Mayor en la USP con la que empieza a laborar como instructora de Pilates en Balance Center, (Centro de acondicionamiento físico) y tres años después asciende a Directora de Pilates.
Actualmente continúa con su cargo y es además copropietaria y Directora de Pilates Lab Fitness y Wellness en Santa Ana, Costa Rica.