Jenifer found that Pilates dramatically transforms the way your body looks, feels and performs. She also experienced the Pilates benefit of building strength without adding excess bulk, and its ability to create a sleek, toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen. Her love of Pilates and appreciation of movement led her to partner with Sheila Grace to found Demi-Bar Pilates.
Jenifer is a WITS (World Instructor Training Schools) Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, pilates trained through Balanced Body University at Body Evolve in Highland Park, Illinois by Sharon Gawan and Arlene Bass. Balanced Body University is endorsed by the Pilates Method Alliance. Jenifer and her partner Sheila Grace, are owners of the fitness studio, Energie, Inc., located in FIXE Self Center, 18 W. First St., Hinsdale, IL. In addition to their signature Demi-Bar Pilates class, Energie also offers Mat Pilates, Yoga, Pilates Stick, and coming soon, TRX classes. Private and semi-private personal and reformer training is also available.
Sheila is Co-Founder of Demi-Bar Pilates and has been involved in the Health and Fitness Industry for over nine years as a Wellness and Weight Loss Coach, Personal Trainer, and Pilates Instructor. Sheila is a firm believer that quality of life is based on a balance, and that a strong, fit body is based on balancing good nutrition, cardio exercise and strength training. Having been a marathon runner for many years, Sheila has utilized Pilates as a way to support and improve her running, as well as to help prevent injuries from the rigors of marathon participation.
Certified by the National Association of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Balanced Body Pilates, Sheila works with clients of many types ranging from elite athletes, persons looking to improve their quality of life through functional training, clients recovering from injury, to those who are looking to feel better mentally and physically through