Ineke Rush Madsen began her training in Pilates at the age of 12 in New York City with Carola Trier, a colleague and student of Joseph Pilates, whom she trained with extensively for 2 years. After a 10 year career as a professional ballet and modern dancer, Ineke pursued her Pilates certification with STOTT PILATES® . She is fully certified to work with all levels as well as those with post rehab injuries and other special conditions (pregnancy, diabetes, fibromyalgia, etc....). She has been an Instructor Trainer since 2004, teaching the STOTTPILATES certification courses and workshops. Ineke began teaching Pilates in Cleveland, OH in 1999 and has been teaching in the Bay Area since 2000 at various health clubs and studios. She has traveled twice to Bermuda as a guest instructor at The Bermuda Health Co-Op. Always a student, Ineke continues to study various different disciplines of bodywork, exercise, and approaches to Pilates. Ineke is certified by the American Council on Exercise as a Personal Trainer and is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio in massage therapy. She is also on the faculty of Ohlone College as both a ballet and Pilates instructor.