Janet is a native to Rochester, NY. While growing up in a very athletic family with three brothers, various sports and fitness activities were paramount in her life. She currently plays tennis, paddle tennis, skis, hikes, does yoga and Pilates throughout the year.
After graduating from Boston University with a degree in Hotel and Food Management, Janet spent over ten years working in the industry, including Marriott, Hyatt and Wegmans. Janet continued to explore her creativity and started painting, working in mostly abstract mixed media on canvas, showing her pieces at many local festivals.
When Janet started practicing Pilates she immediately fell in love. She inquired about teacher training at her studio, with Michelle Pritchard at Evolution Pilates, and in July 2012 was certified. The entire learning process was invigorating for her, as Janet's style of teaching is to use her creativity to discover new exercise challenges for her clients.
In 2017, Janet continued on her journey of creative personal growth by becoming NY State and Nationally Board Certified as a Licensed Massage Therapist. This fulfilled her life long dream of helping people heal. It also offers a different perspective on helping her clients movement and success in practicing Pilates.
Janet has family all over the country, with a daughter in Southern California working in advertising and a son at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst studying sports management.