Naperville, IL 60563
Sarah de Guia, Studio Owner & Instructor, has been involved in the fitness industry for nearly 20 years. Her passion for health and fitness started with group exercise, and later lead her to become a certified Pilates Instructor in 2004. She has trained with the PhysicalMind Institute, Balanced Body, Stott Pilates as well as other recognized organizations in the industry. Sarah is a member of IDEA and has been an ACE-certified fitness professional since 1994. Faithful pursuit of continuing education through these organizations as well as other programs endorsed by the industry’s Pilates Method Alliance keeps her well rounded in the latest developments.
As a Certified Level One Franklin Method Teacher since 2010, she infuses education on anatomy with movement into her lessons. The Franklin Method combines scientific and anatomical analysis with movement, integrating imagery exercises that make it effective and fun. It can be used for specific performance enhancement as well as a tool to improve overall fitness and body awareness.
Most recently, Sarah traveled to New York City to study with Sue Hitzmann and completed her Certification as a MELT Instructor, further growing her experience with the MELT Hand & Foot treatments. The MELT Method® (MELT) is a self-treatment technique that helps people get out and stay out of chronic pain. This unique method, creator Sue Hitzmann calls Hands-off Bodywork™ empowers people to help themselves restore whole-body efficiency and lead healthier, more active lives.
ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Expires: May 31, 2020
MELT - MELT Instructor Training Level 1
MELT - MELT Hand and Foot Instructor Training
Merrithew™ - IM or CMR - Matwork L1
TheMethod Pilates - Pilates Apparatus Certification
Expires: Sep 30, 2013
TheMethod Pilates - Matwork: Exercise/Fundamentals
Expires: Jun 01, 2006
PRP - Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist