Valerie Chargois, CPT

Valerie

Studio Manager & Associate Partner
Certified Pilates Instructor

  • CPR-AED Certified
  • Member of PMA
  • Member of Physical Mind Institute

Valerie began her Pilates Journey in 2003. Starting out as a Client and after 3 months of Private Pilates Sessions she was hooked to the vitality, energy, increased muscle mass, flexibility & strength, which changed her life. Valerie then suddenly had the desire to make Pilates part of her life and became a Certified Pilates Instructor.

Since early 2004, she began to support individuals in their health and wellness goals with the Method of Pilates as she wanted to share the profound benefits.

Finally In 2013 – Valerie retired from her corporate job in the financial industry of over 34 years to solely focus on teaching Pilates full time.

Valerie offers an intensive & progressive based Pilates session weather you are in a Group or Private Session. All Pilates exercise routines are structured with precision and mind-body focus to obtain optimal strength, flexibility, coordination & emotional centering making sure all muscles are being fully utilized.

Credentials

  • Pilates Certified All Levels – All Apparatus
  • Physical Mind Institute – Certification 2004
  • Pilates Method Alliance – Int’l Certification – NCAA Accredited Program 2006
  • Stott Pilates Formal Training Certificate of Completion Contemporary Approach – 2004-2005
  • Licensed Buff Bone® Instructor – Medically Endorsed Pilates Exercise Program – Christine Northrup MD – Study of Osteoporosis – Bone Health
  • Indo-Row® With WaterRower – Certificate
  • TRX Suspension Level 2 Suspension Group – Certificate
  • Total Barre – Sttot Pilates – Ballet Barre – Certified

Continuing Education

  • Balanced Body Inc: – Anatomy in 3D – Study of Muscles
  • PMA – Osteo Pathologies-Spinal in Pilates Settings
  • PMA – Pilates Protocols for Spinal Injuries
  • PMA – Pilates in a Therapeutic Environment
  • PMA – Incorporating the Pilates Reformer into Rehabilitation – NSCA – Approved
  • PMA – Protocols and Contraindications for Shoulder Injuries