Sarah DeGuia

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.

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Verified Cert/Training
MindBody Professional

About Me

Degrees

  • BA, Communications, RTF production, Indiana University

Certifications / Trainings

ACE - Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Verified
Expires: May 31, 2020
MELT - MELT Instructor Training Level 1
Verified
MELT - MELT Hand and Foot Instructor Training
Verified
Merrithew™ - IM or CMR - Matwork L1
Verified
TheMethod Pilates - Pilates Apparatus Certification
Pending Verification
Expires: Sep 30, 2013
TheMethod Pilates - Matwork: Exercise/Fundamentals
Pending Verification
Expires: Jun 01, 2006
PRP - Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Dec 31, 2018

AED Certified

American Heart Association
Expires: Dec 31, 2018

Additional Information

Rate

$75.00 / hr, $75 rate for private training, $40 for Duet Packages, $30 or less for Reformer class packages

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Years Experience

16-20

Awards & Accomplishments

Languages Spoken

English

Gender

Female

1 Rating

4.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Nancy Collis on Sep 15, 2010

    Sarah was a student of mine about 8 years ago before she decided to become a certified pro. She's thoughtful about Pilates and is a kind person which make good qualities in an instructor. Go, Sarah!