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Jennifer Gianni

Jennifer Gianni

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Jennifer has over 20 years of experience in the Mind/Body field and has trained with masters of Pilates, Gyrotonic® and Yoga. She is a trained Doula and specializes in fitness for pregnancy. She is a contributing editor to Shape and Fit Pregnancy Magazines and is the Pregnancy Specialist on Lifetime Channels "My Workout" and a featured trainer at Her client list includes Maria Bello, Hillary Swank and many more.

Jennifer grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, where she was active in dance and athletics. At the age of thirteen, she began working out with her mother at The Firm's™ headquarters in Columbia. Jennifer was lucky enough to have witnessed the filming of The Firm's™ very first video, and it was here that she first fell in love with the exercise field and began to see it as a lifestyle and career for herself.

Jennifer (then Peluso) kept working out at The Firm™ and became a teacher there at the age of eighteen. She soon became involved with the making of their videos and took part as a cast member, choreographer and lead in several of their very best workout tapes.

In time, Jennifer began to feel that her overall exercise plan was too narrow in scope. She spent the next seven years getting the highest quality training available in Pilates, Yoga and Gyrotonic® from the most respected names in the business, including Romana Kryzanowska, Juliu Horvath and Bryan Kest.

Once she had the building blocks from all of these different disciplines, Jennifer began formulating her own method by infusing the most effective components from each discipline and adding her own original content.  This Body/Mind approach became her passion, and the outcome is Jennifer Gianni's Fusion Pilates Method.

Jennifer developed and stars in the Fusion Pilates for Pre & Post Natal series of DVD’s, which were named "One of the best workouts for pregnancy," by Fit Pregnancy Magazine.  She also teaches her method to other instructors worldwide and at her studio and teacher training center, Fusion Pilates Asheville, located in Asheville, North Carolina.