Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Stretch & Tone DVD is Here!

As promised, the Stretch & Tone Video has been reprinted and is ready.

Simply click below to purchase using the PayPal directions online.

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Or purchase from me the old-fashioned way: in class!
Buy for yourself, friends and loved ones! They're only $20.00 online and they are going FAST!

Happy Exercising!

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Headquarters for Joyelle's blogs!

Now, you can find out what Joyelle does beyond teaching Pilates! Click here to see what else I'm writing about, to see awesome photos of me dancing, and more.

Friday, February 3, 2012

Body Efficiency update!

The Body Efficiency course is in full swing at The Ohio State University's Department of Dance. The 5 participating dance majors and minors are learning tons about how the body's musculature functions, and how to keep their bodies working in tip top condition, and how to best use the STOTTPILATES Reformer Machines, BOSUs, Fitness Circles, and weights for dance.
We had a special guest speaker, Ashley Doyle-Lucas, a Nutritionist and former dancer with Aspen Santa Fe Ballet, share her research and current information about how to energize and refuel for performance. Additionally, she gave us a Powerpoint Presentation on how to avoid the female triad, a downward spiral that makes our bodies less efficient over time. What was most impactful from her presentation? Dancers must take care of their bodies with quality "food fuel" in order to last over a lifetime.

Cheers to: Eating, Dancing, and Staying Healthy!

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Fall is over, enter Winter!

At the university I attend, the fall quarter is coming to a close and everyone is rushing to finish last minute loose ends before going on a much needed holiday break. I know I could use one about now! It's been fun, and definitely a ride this term. I think mainly it's been eye-opening in the realm of collegiate politics, and fun teaching great students. While I find the politics amusing and irritating perhaps, I keep reminding myself why I am here. Why I got into this in the first place. I really have a passion for people and I love teaching dance and Pilates.  I also want to finish strong, I want to bring something to the table in my field of research: Black Ballet History and Injury Prevention. I want to make my presence known and for it to leave an impact. I want to move forward with a new and improved ability to teach and learn. And that is what I am on my way to doing.

With that in mind, I am teaching three courses this Winter! Yes, that's right 3 classes-just like a full-time professor. I am teaching large classes of Ballet I, II, and Body Efficiency- a course I single handedly designed specifically for dance majors to improve their knowledge of cross training practices using Pilates and other modalities within a personal training format. Yeah, that's a mouthful! Take a look at the flyer. I hope people enjoy this course!

Saturday, September 10, 2011

Pilates is AMAZING!

School will soon be back in session! And while everyone was on vacation, I was busy getting more certifications through ABT, and the Dance Notation Bureau. I was also taking workshops like Yoga for Dancers from teachers at ABT in Kansas City. Wow, I've learned so much and I can't wait to share these things with students this fall at OSU.

I'm teaching: Ballet Level 3 and 4 Mondays and Wednesdays 4:30-6pm and Pointe Class 6-7pm.
Only 2 weeks left to sign up!

I'll be going to Equilibrium Mind and Body Fitness in Bloomfield Hills, MI this fall. There's great instructors there because it was the headquarters for STOTTPILATES in the U.S. for about 10 years. I'll take courses in post rehabilitative practices for the Knee, Hip, Ankle, and Shoulder Girdle from one of the Physical Therapists on staff. I'm keeping my Continuing Education Credits current for my students!

Find me on the STOTTPILATES website, I'm fully certified and current which means that I am committed to providing the very best quality workout for my students and clients.

Go Blue and Go OSU too!

Friday, March 5, 2010

My new favorite dance supply place!

LOVE it!!

I can't wait, guess what?

My new Stretch and Tone Video is on it's way, yessss! It will be available for purchase through paypal, so check it out April 10th, 2010.

Happy Spring!

Saturday, February 6, 2010

A great weekend of dance!

Wow, what a great weekend! I met so many great dancers and artists from around the country this weekend at OSU. Everyone was so chatty and full of excitement about their projects they were working on. Everyone had their own way of making their passion (dance) a part of their lives. It was also wonderful to be a part of Ministry in Motion's Showcase at BalletMET Columbus. If you didn't know, BalletMET is the fifth largest ballet company in the nation and it is the largest in the Midwestern region! We (Christian Dance groups from the Columbus area) used their performance space to raise nearly $300 to support the Red Cross and their efforts in Haiti. I met some wonderful people at the performance with whom I look forward to collaborating in the near future! Save the date: March 20th 7pm $15 ticketsKings Arts Theatre Complex. I'll keep you posted...

The benefit performance for this weekend at Abbey Theater to raise funds for the Cancer unit at an area Hospital in Dublin, OH has been cancelled due to the weather. The performance has been rescheduled for April 17th 2010 at 6pm and 8pm $20 tickets. Please come out and support this wonderful show of area dance artists including Vitoria and Dublin Dance Center!

Who "Elle" is

Columbus, Ohio, United States
I am a teacher specializing in Pilates, modern, ballet, and contemporary dance. I am on the go and on a budget, but I also need quality "fuel" for my job and responsibilities. Being gluten intolerant (diagnosed by Doctor), does not make it any easier. My Frugal Gal blog is full of recipes that are tested and have helped me to do what I love. I hope you enjoy them.

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