Barb Constant, the owner / creative director and Certified Pilates Teacher (CPT), was a research and interior designer prior to becoming certified in Pilates.
In 2003, she took an opportunity to recreate herself. She completed her Masters of Management from Aquinas College and her first certification in Pilates from the New York Pilates Association under Brett Howard. Since then she has also completed her 2nd certification in Pilates through Trent McEntire Pilates. Additionally Barb has extensive training in suspension and new movement sciences. These include working with the optic nerve, inner-ear and proprioception systems, to help clients with balance and to reach their goals.
Barb lives in the Alto, Mi area with her husband, Norm. They have two children and 8 grandchildren.
Jojo Gleason is a Grand Rapids native. She started her professional career in Higher Education after completing her Bachelor of Science in Management.
She is currently completing the Apprenticeship program for her Pilates Certification. Jojo enjoys spending free time with her husband, their young son, their dog and her large Italian family. Her interests are music, dancing, paddle boarding and doing anything outdoors. Jojo also loves to travel as well because she loves meeting new people and experiencing new cultures.
Lisa Keefer is a highly trained Medical Massage Therapist. She graduated from a top massage school called Ann Arbor Institute of Massage Therapy. She is certified in Neuromuscular and Myofascial Therapy. This type of therapy helps to relieve pain from chronic issues, trauma from injury, post-surgery recovery, and stress from daily life.
Additionally she is trained to do TMJ/Jaw/Migraine therapy, Swedish Massage for stress reduction and relaxation, and Pre-natal massage. Each massage is customized for each person.
“Massage is my passion and I Iove helping people feel better as well as educating them on self-care they can do at home,” says Lisa.