Right to Left: John Ross - National Site Director, Jennifer Christophel and Pierre Dulaine, Dancing Classrooms founder
About Jennifer Christophel Founder and Executive Director of Dancing Classrooms of the Alleghenies
Jennifer is a Comprehensively and Nationally PMA Certified Pilates Instructor. Jennifer is the founder of the Balanced Body Studios and Wellness Center, LLC in Deep Creek Lake, and Cumberland, Maryland and has taught Pilates, Fitness and Dance for over 12 years.
Jennifer strives for continues improvement and education to deliver the best possible learning experience to her students. She maintains her National Pilates Certification title by attending regular, mandatory Continuing Education Credit workshops and programs. This allows her to keeping current with latest developments in the Pilates Method and the Fitness Field. Presently, in order to yet enhance and expand her teaching professionalism, Jennifer has finished both a secondary degree through the International Sports Science Association to be a Certified Fitness Therapist, which allows her to work professionally in a post- rehabilitative, Speical Populations and Sports Medicine capacity, and accreditation through the American Fitness Professionals Association as a Certified Sports Conditioning Specialist.
Jennifer carries Pilates Teaching Certificates from the very reputable programs of Core Dynamics Pilates, STOTT Pilates and Pilates for GolfTM. She is a member and strong advocate of the Pilates Method Alliance whose mission is to protect the public by establishing the very highest in certification regulations and continuing education standards.
In addition to Pilates, Jennifer is trained to teach the Vaganova Method of Classical Ballet, is a Certified Group Fitness Instructor, competes throughout the year in International Latin Ballroom Dancing, teaches American Style Ballroom Dancing throughout Garrett County, is a member of the National Dance Council of America and most currently founded Dancing Classrooms Western Maryland, Inc. which she hopes to help implement through out the schools of Garrett, Allegany, Washington, Fredrick and neighboring Mineral, Preston and Monongalia Counties.
Founder and Executive Director Jennifer Christophel