BALANCE | ALIGNMENT | STRENGTH | Flexibility | PErformance 

Pilates is more than just exercise; it is about achieving balance, strength, and flexibility that can be applied to everyday life.  The benefits you can gain from Pilates are only limited to your ability to make meaningful mind-body connections. The more you do, the more you learn. The more you learn, the deeper your practice gets. The deeper your practice gets, the stronger and more balanced you become. Pilates is not like your usual punitive exercise routine. You do not use heavy weights, and you do not work to the point of exhaustion.  It instead requires you to be mindful, introspective and respectful of your body, its strengths, and its limits. That is why you see professional athletes, dancers, and performers doing it.  Their high stakes careers push them mentally and physically, and Pilates gives them the awareness and tools to perform optimally. Pilates makes you stronger, safely and sustainably so you can perform better at anything you want to pursue in everyday life. 


2nD GeneratioN - Pilates Instructor


Jenny is the founder of Motion Element, Inc. and has been teaching in the industry since 1998. Classically trained and certified by her mentor, Romana Kryzanowska, Jenny's practice and education has evolved over the past 20 years to embody the importance of the fundamentals and movement principles (taught by Joseph Pilates) with the advances in exercise science utilizing more Contemporary lineage teaching models. She feels this is the best way to experience the integrity of Pilates while progressively tackling the evolution of modern daily life.  

Having owned and taught in her studio, from 2006 to 2018, Jenny operated Pilates Studio of Lake Bluff, a boutique studio in the Lake Bluff/Lake Forest community. It was the first Pilates Studio of its kind on the North Shore of Chicago offering private and small group classes in a beautiful, intimate and fully appointed spa-like studio setting. Her mission for the studio was to make Pilates accessible to everyone, and she was committed to providing every client a superior level of Pilates instruction in a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment.  

Jenny now teaches clients privately in Lake Bluff and Chicago and continues to share her passion for promoting better health through balance, awareness, education, and self-care.