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Teachers

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Jenna Goode - Founder

Jenna Goode, Core Collective Broad founder, is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, with 20 years of Pilates experience.
 
Owning a studio for over a decade Jenna has hand-selected her teachers to provide a unique experience that includes whole-body movement, breath, control & centering which translates into other forms of exercise, sports & daily life. 
with Jenna's team
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Jenna Goode

Pilates

Jenna Goode, Core Collective Broad founder, is a Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, with nearly 20 years of Pilates experience & over a decade as a studio owner. Jenna discovered Pilates in Charleston after earning her degree from the College of Charleston. She studied at Southeastern Neuromuscular & Massage Therapy & certified as a personal trainer. After deciding she wanted to dive deeper into this mindful movement method, she went on to start her Pilates training with Earthling Studio. She completed her 700 hour comprehensive teacher training led by Ellie Herman in 2005. The rehabilitative aspects of functional movement for injury prevention, alignment & postural control are an important part of her class formats. She blends the therapeutic aspects of Pilates with the athletic to create challenging workouts suitable for clients of all ages & stages. Her passion for the Pilates method led her to develop the JFG Pilates comprehensive apprentice & teacher training program at Core Collective Broad.

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Juli Hurdle 

Pilates 

Juli began her Pilates training in 2003 and completed a comprehensive 700-hour certification in 2005. She holds additional certifications in Above Barre, TRX and Trigger Point Therapy. Juli was drawn to Pilates because of its focus on alignment, breath and spinal health. Pilates became the perfect addition to Juli's active lifestyle of running and the daily demands of raising three boys. She believes that Pilates is the perfect foundation for any health and fitness regimen. Juli has worked with all ages and backgrounds and teaches a fun class with an emphasis on form and functional movement.

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Megan McCusker

Pilates 

Megan is a professional ballet dancer and teacher who discovered the benefits of Pilates early in her dancing career. She has been practicing Pilates for over ten years and dancing for over twenty years. She earned her BFA in Dance from the University of Oklahoma. Megan completed her Mat Certification with the Physical Mind Institute in 2010. She later completed her Balanced Body Reformer Teacher Training with Balanced Body Nashville and completed her comprehensive Pilates teacher training with Core Collective Broad. She fell in love with Pilates because of its similarities to dance in the way it lengthens and strengthens the body while maintaining healthy alignment. 

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Maggie Phillips

Pilates 

Maggie has practiced Pilates since 2006 - throughout 3 pregnancies, through multiple injuries and in great health. She loves how it can be tailored to fit wherever you are and can return you to health and balance. Maggie has taught fitness classes for many years and she loves that Pilates doesn't get easier, but that the work continues to challenge the body as it gets stronger. 

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Kirsten Scheel

Pilates 

Kirsten has always loved to move! An avid runner with over 15 years’ experience, she has run 11 marathons including Boston (3x). She has been an indoor cycling instructor for the past 6 1/2 years and was thrilled to expand her teaching and movement knowledge in 2019 at Core by completing the Teacher Training.  She loves that Pilates is truly a mind-body, balanced practice. She loves being able to share her love for movement with others as they grow and are challenged in their own movement practices.

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Laura Gawel

Pilates 

Laura has aspired to be an athlete at every stage of her life. After a recurring running injury set her back in 2010, a friend recommended barre classes, and soon after she became a group fitness junkie. A few years later she dislocated her shoulder in a rollerblading accident and in the years that followed attended physical therapy to treat both shoulders. After rehabilitating from shoulder surgery she joined a Pilates studio near her apartment in Chicago and immediately began to notice her body recover faster and stronger. What Laura admires most about Pilates is it is a safe, challenging, and healing workout for the mind and body. She is an apprentice teacher and is expected to complete her 500-hour certification at the end of 2021.

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Karey Baxter

Pilates 

Karey took her first pilates class a couple of years ago & it was love at the first flow. She loves how pilates not only increases your whole body strength but also mindfulness & body awareness. She was inspired by the fact that, no matter what stage of life you're in, pilates is for you. She instantly became passionate about Pilates & knew that she wanted to gain more knowledge about the practice. She completed Pilates Teacher Training with in 2021 and is finishing up her teaching hours.

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Sara Grizzle

Pilates & Yoga

Sara originally pursued a 200-hour yoga teacher training in 2017 as a way to deepen her own practice, but she fell in love with teaching and, in 2018, went on to complete a 300-hour teacher training that focused on using therapeutic yoga practices to work with clients one-on-one. Over the years, she practiced mat pilates off and on, but really fell in love with it in 2015 before the birth of her 3rd child. With more consistent practice, she immediately noticed improvements in her core strength and posture. Committed to being a lifelong learner, Sara decided to pursue further training with Jenna Goode and Megan McCusker through CCB’s Teacher Training. She loves helping her clients feel better in body, mind, and spirit. She believes that the mental aspect of fitness is just as important as the physical and always keeps her classes upbeat and positive.

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Kamryn Carmody 

Pilates 

Kamryn, a Memphis native, works in the nursing department at CBU during the day and spends her afternoons and weekends at Core Collective Broad. She first found Pilates in high school when she would visit California every summer. She found a gym that offered reformer Pilates and immediately found a love for it. After a few years her sister found CCB and introduced it to her - now she hasn’t looked back! Kamryn completed her Pilates Teacher Training with CCB in Fall 2021. Pilates has brought her an uplifting community, given her a practice she loves and learns from continuously, and opportunities for growth both mentally and physically. 

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Missy Lipe

Pilates 

Missy comes from a background in healthcare and has always believed that movement is medicine. She was enamored with the holistic approach to a healthy lifestyle that the practice of Pilates can provide an individual. It is full-body movement, rehabilitative, restorative, therapeutic, strengthening, and goal orientated. Missy completed teacher training in 2021 at Core Collective Broad and loves sharing her love of this movement practice with her students.

If your spine is inflexibly stiff at 30,

you are old. IF it is completely flexible at 60,

you are young. 

- Joseph Pilates

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