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All Synergy instructors teach exclusively at our studio. They are required to hold a current certification in a mind/body discipline from a nationally accredited organization, a current CPR certification, current professional liability insurance, and a minimum of 100 hours of teaching in their chosen discipline.

Jenny Drake

Jenny’s intro to Pilates was via a Pilates for Riders clinic (Horseback), but she didn’t enroll in classes until both the physical therapist and orthopedist recommended it for her back; she has scoliosis (double curve w/ lumbar torsion) and spent 5 years in a Harvard back brace as an adolescent . 

Jenny states, “After year in that dreadful brace without ANY exercise program whatsoever, a was let out cold turkey. My back muscles had severely atrophied, and as a result, I never learned to use my back nor my abs correctly—if at all. Most years included a trip to the ER for severe back pain/spasms/sciatica and I would miss 1-2 days of work per quarter with back issues. I was skeptical that anything could help me, but boy was I wrong! My back is a virtual non-issue now. I live and work on a farm including riding horses over rough terrain.”

After 4 years as a student at Synergy, Jenny enrolled in a classical Pilates teacher training program with Peak Pilates. Jenny has completed Level I and Level II of the Peak Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Program, under the direction of Sonje Mayo in Nashville, Tennessee.  Jenny loves introducing anyone and everyone to Pilates, and has a special heart not only for those with back issues but also “Fluffy” sizes, whom she embraces without judgment.

Jenny is well-versed in mat, props, and equipment, and she enjoys substitute teaching at Synergy. She is also available for a limited number of private/duet sessions. Her rates are as follows: