About Jeri Ryan…

Certified Pilates Professional

smiling-arms-foldedJeri Ryan PMA®-CPT has been teaching Pilates since 2000. She was certified as a Pilates Instructor through Core Conditioning Physical Therapy, Inc. in Studio City, California. There she was trained by both physical therapists and professional dancers. Jeri became interested in Pilates as a form of exercise to complement her running. After Jeri was involved in a motor vehicle accident, she became involved in an intensive Pilate’s rehabilitation program to regain the full use of her paralyzed left arm and recover from neck and back injuries. Jeri is fully recovered and wants to share her knowledge with you.

Jeri is a certified instructor in CPR (adult, child, infant), AED and First Aid.

Jeri Ryan, owner and proprietor of Pilates Pure N Simple, is:

  • Classically trained in the full repertoire of Pilates mat and apparatus exercises.
  • Studied with master teachers and completed a minimum of 600 hours of seminars, observation and personal practice, followed by extensive written and practical exams.
  • Trained to appropriately modify exercises to meet your individual needs (Inactivity, injury, age).
  • Certified through Pilates Method Alliance Certified PMA®-CPT and meets Continuing Education Requirements to maintain certification.
  • Licensed as a Buff Bones® Instructor for working with people who have osteoporosis, osteopenia or other degenerative bone diseases.
  • Participates in weekly personal training by other Pilates’ professionals to maintain her skill and continue learning.

Jeri also holds a doctorate in clinical psychology and is a practicing psychotherapist. Her understanding of people comes through in her work with each client. She is able to engage each and every client to help them reach their fullest potential and feel successful with every session.

Testimonials

I have been going to Jeri for semi private and private Pilates sessions for about 4 years. About 2 years ago my hip osteoarthritis began worsening. I was told that I really needed both hips replaced. I finally took the plunge and had both hips replaced about 4 months apart in 2015. Although I was in physical therapy, I believe my private Pilates sessions after the replacement surgeries were actually more helpful. Jeri’s knowledge of the anatomy of the body and how to adapt/create exercises specific to my needs in a safe and productive manner is fantastic. The healing and strengthening of both hips was gradual, but today I have more flexibility and rotation in my hips than I ever have had in my adult life. Thanks Jeri and Pure and Simple Pilates! Thanks Jeri and Pure and Simple Pilates! Sue W

Jeri, I want to tell you that I so appreciate your work with me. You have helped me to overcome my back problems which were so bad I was afraid to come to you! I notice so much more flexibility and am now conscious of not hiking hips and using proper position for the back – not tucking and keeping neutral. I always feel a general looseness in back and hips that I never knew was available to me. It’s a feeling of being taller and decompressed. It’s really a great feeling!
Karen O

I have visited Jeri Ryan’s Pilates studio a number of times for strength and injury prevention. Jeri is has both natural talent and abundant academic knowledge about Pilates. She can adapt exercises to fit my body type and personal workout routine/goals. I am not a ‘Pilates person’ but have used moves she has taught me to help with my Kung Fu. I believe her work benefits everyone.
Evan Hughes, Chiropractor

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