Barbara Bruni,?owner,?holds comprehensive Pilates certifications from Polestar Pilates Education, and Powerhouse Pilates. These Pilates-evolved programs apply current research and practice in biomechanics, sports medicine and movement science to the principles of Joseph Pilates. She has been certified through the Pilates Method Alliance since 2006. Her Pilates Instructor Training school, Barbara Bruni's Pilates and Beyond, is listed in the Pilates Method Alliance's Registry of Schools.
She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist and specializes in the John Barnes' Technique of Myofascial Release - releasing fascial restrictions to release painful holding and movement patterns which allows freedom of movement and a greater capacity to strengthen and stretch the body. Her interest in restructuring the body has also led her to includecertification in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration.?
?With her 30 years of experience in the health and fitness field and her degree in Exercise Science she is able to personalize a complete fitness plan including determination of body composition, exercise capacity, and diet analysis. Barbara is certified and licensed in the GYROTONICŪ Level 2 Foundation Teacher course and does private sessions on the GYROTONICŪ Pulley Tower. She is also certified and licensed in GYROKENISIS.??Barbara also teaches at the University of West Florida and has a local TV show, Pilates Core Training, which airs on UWF-TV, Cox Cable channel 4, M-W-F at 8:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.