About Me

I hold a master degree in mechanical engineering from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers, a leading engineering institution in France. I started my career as an ERP consultant.

 

In 2004, mother of 4 boys, living in Beijing China, I discovered Pilates, and realised that the discipline became a part of my life, so I decided to start a new career as a Pilates Instructor.

 

Trained in HongKong at Isofit, I am a certified Polestar Pilates instructor, since 2006.

 

I started to teach classes from 2006 to 2007 in Beijing. In Singapore from 2008 to 2012, I created and ran my own Studio [Pink] Pilates. Back to Paris in 2012, I taught mat and reformer classes at Qee studio and discovered the vinyasa yoga practice.

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Relocated in Boston MA in 2014, I founded my new studio SPR and started to teach pilates, in the same time registered in Down Under Yoga' s 200H Teacher Training, followed by a 300H Teacher Training under Natasha Rizopoulos' mentorship. As I was deepening my yoga practice and knowledge, I was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, a genetic disease that causes joints inflammation. The more yoga I practice, the less I suffer.

Today, I teach both Yoga and Pilates, I am convinced that Pilates is a tool you can use at all time, from your daily activities to your most challenging sport. While practicing and teaching Flow Yoga,  I always refer to the Pilates Principles, and to the powerful alignment cues I learned from Natasha. Recently I had been amazed by Nicole Clark's healing work, and  have registered in her Power of touch's mentorship. I assist Nicole during her Mondays Relax and Renew sessions at DownUnder School of Yoga in Brookline, MA.

Besides my yoga and Pilates activities, I like swimming, trekking and love flying trapeze. Keep Breathing, keep Moving !

© 2018 by Sophie Perducat-Rubi