Shirley is a certified Pilates instructor teaching contemporary pilates (neutral spine) and uses a holistic approach to movement which includes postural assessment and body reading. She received her mat certification from Equinox's training program in June 2018. After that, she completed her comprehensive certification at renowned Erika Bloom Pilates studio.
Her certification and on-going education taught her to work with different bodies and adapt her teaching to several conditions including:
- Pre-natal/post-natal protocols
- Diastasis safe movement
- Hip replacements
- Neurological conditions ( Strokes, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s)
Shirley has had the privilege of learning from several master instructors such as Erika Bloom, Kuan Hui Chew, Lesley Powell and Mariska Breland (Neuro Studio).
She has been an avid Pilates lover; honing her love and craft for the practice from an early age. She now loves sharing her passion with others teaching Pilates in Jersey City, NJ, and New York City.