Featured review

Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Montreal, QC
Jul 19, 2021

Uriel's class is very energetic and upbeat. I really loved it!!
In fact, Uriel is 'responsible' for me  to have chosen this gym: while i was working out across from the street i saw him conducting a class and i decided to switch to you guys. THANK YOU, Uriel!!

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Janet

ACADEMICS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Simon Fraser University, Vancouver: Dance major and Science minor 
  • Certified: Stott’s Pilates; Twist conditioning; CHEK; Feldenkrais Method
  • Certified Can Fit Pro personal trainer
  • IISA in line skating instructor, all levels
  • Red Cross swim instructor, all levels

SPORTS HISTORY

  • Professional contemporary dancer
  • Professional in-line skater
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Downhill skiing
  • Cross country biking
  • Canoeing and kayaking

INTEREST

  • Postural correction
  • Develop abdominal strength for lumbar stabilization
  • Activate the pelvic floor muscles
  • Teaching muscular initiation and sequencing of exercises
  • Offer stretching techniques for personal application
  • General conditioning
  • Exercising with a gentle progressive approach
  • Integrating breath during movement
  • Balance improvement
  • Develop body awareness
  • Provide options and variations of exercises for injury recovery
  • Pain free movement

EXPERIENCE

  • Pilates, Somatic Education Coach and Personal Trainer in Montreal: 
    • Club Sportif MAA, 2015 to present
    • Studio L’espace 2014 to 2015
    • Studio Fleur d’asphalte 2013 to 2014
    • Private home clients, 2009 to 2016
    • Studios Lyne St-Roch, 2002 to 2009
    • Sainte-Justine Hospital, 2002
    • École de danse Louise Lapierre, 2002 to 2003
    • Corporations: CN, Imperial Tobacco, YMCA, 2001 to 2003
  • Other Experiences:
    • Co-founder of Le TAZ, Montreal extreme sport center, Director of the school program, developed a pedagogic approach, and in-line skate coach, 1996 to 2001 and 2009 to 2012
    • Choreographic assistant at Cirque du Soleil, 1992 to 1995
    • Contemporary dancer integrated into the artistic performance community of Vancouver, 1984 to 1993
    • Swimming coach for the Red Cross program in Vancouver, 1981 to 1986
    • Preschool dance teacher at the Arts Umbrella in Vancouver, 1985 to 1988
    • Dress maker, costume design and conception 1980 to present

PHILOSOPHY

  • The goal is to increase the freedom of movement for each individual with an emphasis on self awareness, mobility, stability, and muscular coordination.

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Featured review

Featured review
5 5 5 5 5
Montreal, QC
Jul 19, 2021

Uriel's class is very energetic and upbeat. I really loved it!!
In fact, Uriel is 'responsible' for me  to have chosen this gym: while i was working out across from the street i saw him conducting a class and i decided to switch to you guys. THANK YOU, Uriel!!