Jey (short for Geraldine) is a french Ballet Teacher and Pilates instructor teaching her method and knowledge worldwide. Currently Based in China Shanghai . She is the founder of jeydancepilates Ltd company and co-founder of Belle Maternity program for women’s healthcare.
Jey originally from Ballet world from where she has devoted her self since the early age of 4years old.
She had multi-disciplinary training in dance, jazz, and contemporary & got trained with the best as Pietragalla in Marseilles, Rosella Hightower in Cannes or the Russian Ballet of Monaco, Marika Besobrasova.
She now focuses on more integrative wellness techniques and had developed experiences and care approach through mind-body Techniques;
After she injured her self, she started teaching Ballet and floor barre and besides her physical training, she learnt Chinese at the National Institute of Eastern Civilizations and Languages in Paris.
To understand her own injury, she became passionate with anatomy and well-being techniques @ various ways to get stronger and recover. She obtained her professional diploma of dance and then Pilates in Paris with the Original Method- Romana – Certified The original Pilates ® (See their website) – and more recently train again with BASI Pilates certification (PMA)
She completed her trainings with anatomy’s & orthopaedic methods like gyrokinesis, sophrologia and stretching, to get a full knowledge of body’s functions.
Because of her extensive knowledge and care of body’s anatomy and functional movement, Jey is often referred by chiropractors and osteopaths to work on healing and safe effective musculature.
She specialized Postnatal care and especially in postpartum abdominal & pelvic floor restore programs, trained by midwife and hypo- breathing techniques.
She created her own program Belle Maternity under renowned Sarah Calestroupat midwife supervision and training, in collaboration with other professional from medical and non medical world, to accompany & support motherhood in Shanghai.
She taught in France, Nice, Paris, before leaving for Asia where she started to teach in Hong-Kong and then since 2014 in Shanghai.
More recently she’s launching her new project : Pilates retreat to bring her care for wellbeing to the next level.
Her client fields includes pre & postnatal women, athletes, dancers, rehab & post surgery people, teenagers.
-Pre & Post pregnancyPilates
- Post-Partum certified specialisation- pelvic floor Rehab Pilates ®
-Rehab Pilates – postural Pilates
- Injuries, chronic pain, post surgery
-Ballet for kids from 4 years old
-Ballet & floor barre ( Boris Kniaseff method) for adults
-Stretching for teens and adults
Jey is an intuitive teacher and body lover practitioner who dedicated to what she does. Passionate she continually studies and takes workshops to maintain her high standard of service to her clients and for herself. Her true commitment for each person who steps in her studio is to be able to guide them toward a body’s awareness, pain free, Healthy holistic lifestyle that she believes we all desire and deserve.
They trusted Jeydancepilates – testimonies-
“If you never understood Pilates, try Pilates with Jey” Lili, USA, mother of two kids, and entrepreneur
“Jey has a sensibility and care of the movement, I almost never seen in my entire life. I only met two persons that know and feel body and people like she does”Valérie, 50 years old, French, CEO & Pilates practitioner for 5 years
“I love Jey’s pilates class. She has very good knowledge of anatomy and pilates. Every week she ensures a whole body workout focusing on core. I highly recommend to try” Richa Kulkarni, India, 33 years old business woman.
“That’s a really great bodywork, but suitable for all, even for those who are quite new for pilates. Jey explains everything perfectly and you can be sure that you follow the technique. So you will be able to enhance you strength and flexibility quite rapidly!”, Daria Budyak, Russia, 28 years old- Young business woman working in Shanghai.