CHERYL POFF

Certified Pilates Instructor

"I was born and raised in the prairie city of Winnipeg, Manitoba.  After receiving my Bachelor of Commerce degree, my husband's work moved us around to various Canadian cities, before landing us in beautiful Kelowna in December 2013.

 

I joined the NeuMovement Kelowna studio as a client in 2017.  After staying home to raise my son, I was looking for a postpartum exercise program that utilized safe movement, while achieving overall body conditioning.  I found Neu Pilates to be the perfect formula for doing just that, while also allowing for increased awareness and compassion for my own physical and mental health journey.

 

As my son was getting ready to enter Kindergarten, I knew that returning to a stressful job within an office environment was not for me anymore.  And after completing almost 200 hours of personal practice, I knew I wanted to share the gifts that Pilates has to offer with those around me.  I completed the Neu Pilates teacher training for Mat and Anatomy, Reformer equipment, as well as Spring, Tower and Cadillac, and I became a Certified Neu Pilates Instructor.  I work with NeuMovement clients privately or in conjunction with their NeuMovement physiotherapist's rehabilitation plan.  I also instruct group equipment, as well as drop-in mat pilates and springboard classes.  And you can find me at both the Glenmore and Pandosy Kelowna locations!

 

When I'm not in the studio, you might find me spending time with my husband and son, hiking one of our beautiful local trails with my dog George, or spending time with my parents who live right up the street from us!

 

Breathe.  Alignment.  Body Control.  Centering.  Pilates is for every mind and everybody.  I can’t wait to hold space for you while you explore your journey.

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FAVOURITE QUOTE TO LIVE BY

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” Albert Einstein

WHY DO YOU LOVE NEUMOVEMENT?

NeuMovement is such a welcoming friendly environment. The physiotherapists, pilates instructors & admin staff are all amazing staff who work so hard to support our clients.

WHAT GOAL DO YOU STRIVE FOR WITH YOUR CLIENTS POST TREATMENT?

My goal with my clients is to help them feel stronger both in their minds and bodies. The journey of discovering movement and how to apply it functionally to everyday life is amazing. When a client feels strong and capable I'm ecstatic! It's always an honour to hold space for them.

FAVOURITE DAY OFF ACTIVITY?

Spending quality time with my family! Preferably outside enjoying all the amazing activities the Okanagan has to offer.

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