Personal Studio Sessions

Our experienced fitness instructors are happy to offer personal studio sessions to give you the opportunity for one-on-one time to address your specific fitness needs.

Personal Studio Sessions

 

Choose from one of our Yoga, Pilates, or Tai Chi certified instructors below.

Not sure who to choose? Fill out the contact form, call, email, or text us, and we can help match you with the instructor just right for you!

Jenna Skarda-Higgins

Lead Instructor, Yoga Instructor

Jenna is currently E-RYT200 and Group Ex certified. She has also earned her Decision Education and Risk Management certification from Stanford and uses it to help clients evaluate their own needs. Her professional passion is working one on one with clients who are recovering from acute injuries and chronic illness as well as supporting individuals who are new to fitness. Her teachings are strongly focused on physical alignment and helping people build their individual practice and healthy lifestyle on their own terms.

AVAILABILITY: Weekday evenings and weekends

Call or email us to schedule a session with Jenna! 

Vivien Green, MBA, RYT200

Yoga Instructor

As a teacher, Vivien specializes in Gentle Yoga for 50+ and chair adapted yoga classes which are particularly beneficial for older adults, those with chronic health concerns or limited range of motion due to injury, surgery or age. Her desire is to encourage older adults at any age to explore the wonderful wellness and health benefits of yoga, and incorporate it into their daily life.

AVAILABILITY: Select weekday afternoons

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Ciara Jenkins
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Ciara Jenkins

Postpartum Core & Restore Instructor

Ciara became a certified personal trainer in 2013 through the University of Alabama higher education classes and continued her certification for pre/postnatal during her own postpartum journey with her second daughter. Ciara’s passion is linking arms with moms, no matter where they are in their journey, and equipping them with low impact and effective workouts. Working closely with diaphragmatic breath, she will take her patients to their toned and functional pelvic floor, core, and total body goals!

AVAILABILITY: Select weekday mornings

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Leanna Murray
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Leanna Murray

Pilates Instructor

Leanna has been instructing Pilates for over seven years in the Wake Forest and Raleigh area. After the birth of her third child, she sought the help of a wonderful Pilates instructor to help regain back the loss of core control and strength from birth and surgery. Those sessions opened up an entirely new awareness about the science behind muscular development and the immense benefits of the Pilates method. It didn’t take long for Leanna to realize she had stumbled into a new passion and professional calling.

AVAILABILITY: Select weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings

Call or email us to schedule a session with Leanna! 

Kristen O'Keefe

Kristen O’Keefe

Yoga Instructor

Kristen is passionate about empowering others to explore their highest potential by integrating and weaving the ancient wisdom of yoga philosophy and the medicinal qualities of mindful movement meditations with the modern science of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology and neurology. She aspires to awaken in others a wellspring of greater vitality, fluidity, connection, and compassion. Her favorite part of teaching is witnessing others find an inner calm and blissful presence in meditation.

AVAILABILITY: 

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Ashley Sayaloune
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Ashley Sayaloune

Yoga Instructor

Ashley began teaching hybrid therapeutic yoga / corrective exercise programs in 2016 with the goal of helping those with chronic conditions create more active lifestyles and relieve uncomfortable symptoms. She has had exemplary results helping clients find lasting relief from arthritis, sciatica, osteoporosis, lymph edema, and scoliosis in her 1-1 and small group programs. She recently completed certification as a Human Movement Specialist in the Spring of 2021. 
 

AVAILABILITY: Weekday mornings and afternoons

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Ian Willis, Tai chi instructor
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Ian Willis

Tai Chi Instructor

Ian began learning Tai Chi as an undergraduate from Chinese professors. It has been a lifelong practice since then. He uses the Tai Chi philosophy in general education and in the instruction of Tai Chi class. Ian completed his certification in Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention with the Tai Chi Health Institute in 2021. As an arthritis sufferer, the practice of the Sun movements keeps the mind sharp, joints moving, and improves balance!

AVAILABILITY: Select weekday mornings and afternoons

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Tori Zillmann
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Tori Zillman

Pilates Instructor

Tori began practicing Pilates in college while earning her B.S. in Exercise Science and Dance Science at Elon University. Initially she was drawn to Pilates to improve her dance performance, but she quickly recognized the benefits it had on other aspects of her life, such as joint pain relief and improved posture and movement quality. Since then, Tori has trained with Balanced Body to help others enjoy the many benefits of Pilates. She has been teaching Pilates at PhysioFit since 2019, and is also a dance instructor and ACSM certified personal trainer. Her classes focus on safety and proper alignment while strengthening and stretching the whole body.

AVAILABILITY: Select weekday mornings and afternoons & weekend afternoons

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