Biographies


Juliet Harvey

Owner/Teacher
Juliet Harvey is a former dancer, Certified Pilates teacher and massage therapist. She opened Beacon Pilates March 2006. She received her Pilates Certification from Power Pilates in New York City where she worked as a senior level teacher for six years.

 

From 2002-2013 Juliet taught all of Power Pilates Certification Programs in NYC as well as throughout the U.S., Europe and South America. Beacon Pilates was an Affiliate Training Center for Power Pilates from 2005-20013.

 

Juliet started her own certification program, Beacon Pilates, in 2014. She now has six affiliate studios in the U.S. that use her program for teaching new Pilates teachers.

 

Prior to teaching at Power Pilates Juliet was the Pilates teacher and massage therapist for “Riverdance, The Show” during its Broadway run and on its North American tour from 1999-2001. She studied anatomy with the brilliant Irene Dowd for three years. She went to the Swedish Institute of Massage in 1994 and holds a BFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase.

 

After living in the city for thirteen years, Juliet now calls Beacon home. She has been living in Beacon since 2004 with her her husband Luc and their two kids, Serena and Silas.


Shannon Flynn-Boenig

Teacher
Shannon Flynn-Boenig graduated from DeSales University with a BA in Dance and BS in Psychology. After experiencing the benefits from regularly attending Pilates classes, Shannon's curiosity in the exercise method grew. This interest led her to study the Pilates method in depth for her final senior project. For two years Shannon had the privilege of studying the classical system under Bob Liekens, Phoebe Higgins, Susan Moran-Perich and many other senior instructors at Power Pilates. Shannon is a certified Pilates teacher through Power Pilates in New York City since 2005.



Jennifer Colandrea

Teacher
Jennifer Colandrea is a certified Pilates Teacher with Power Pilates in NYC and its affiliate studio Beacon Pilates, in Beacon, NY. A dancer since the age of 8, Jennifer was first exposed to the Pilates Method in college as part of her training. She quickly saw her dancing improve as a direct result of the strength, stability, and increased range of motion achieved through a regular Pilates practice. In 2008, Jennifer completed Power Pilates Beginner Mat Certification and the comprehensive program with Juliet Harvey in 2009.



Angela Helland

Pilates Teacher
Angela Helland fell in love with dance at an early age and hasn't stopped moving since. She is thrilled to be teaching at Beacon Pilates. She graduated from Hamline University with a BA in Anthropology. Afterward she pursued a career in professional dance; first in Minneapolis,MN, then in Boulder, CO, and finally in New York City. Her introduction to Pilates in 2001 came at an important moment, as it helped her recover from a dance injury and led to a much greater understanding of the working and moving body. In addition to teaching the core principles of classical Pilates, Angela draws from her background of yoga, anatomy, and wellness education. She strongly believes all movement is therapy and loves working with all ages and abilities. Training with Juliet Harvey, Angela became a Certified Pilates Instructor through Power Pilates in 2013.



Darlene Haywood

Teacher
Darlene Haywood



Nathalie Fischer

Teacher
Nathalie Fischer



Tina Blondin

Teacher
Tina Blondin

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