Peggy G. Normandin, Stott Pilates Certified is the owner of the Body Dynamics studio and has an extensive background in anatomy and physiology with a keen insight about how the body works in motion. She spent 10 years studying Modern Dance and Ballet. She was a student at the famed Margaret Jenkins Dance Co. in San Francisco, and her Modern Dance teachers included the internationally known Bill Evans in Seattle and New York based Clay Tagliaferro of the Jose Limon Dance Co. Upon her arrival to the east coast, she danced with and choreographed for the Rhode Island Dance Repertory Company. Her love of movement and her interest in health and physical vitality lead her to Pilates. Peggy studied Stott Pilates in Boston, MA and became certified in 2002. BodyDynamics was the first established Pilates Studio in northern Rhode Island.
Peggy, now retired from Muscular Therapy has long background in body work. She became certified as a Rhode Island Massage Therapist in 1991. She completed her training at the Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts and studied under its’ founder Ben Benjamin. She was then accepted into MTI’s training for Massage Therapy teachers and was certified as a Muscular Therapy Teacher in 1993. Peggy was a member of the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. She was also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association and certified by the International Academy of NeuroMuscular Therapies.
Teaching Pilates for over 16 years has given Peggy the chance to combine her interest in fitness, well-being, continued health and movement. Peggy believes that we are meant to move and that Pilates offers the perfect form of functional fitness as well as strength and balance.
Peggy continues to pursue her interests and expand her knowledge in Active Isolated Stretching, Pilates, Yoga, Movement and Fascia, and Corrective Exercise.
MOBILITY ~ VITALITY ~ ENERGY