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Allie Greene
Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  Allie Greene is a Pilates, Yoga and Somatic Movement Educator. She is the owner of Equilibrium Pittsburgh Movement Studio and Soma Movement LLC.

She was comprehensively certified with Stott Pilates in 2007 and has been a Nationally Certiifed Pilates Instructor (NCPT) since 2013. She is a 500RYT with EmbodiYoga and Somatics®. Additional education includes Applied Polyvagal Theory in Therapeutic Yoga, Pink Ribbon Program, Pilates for Neurological Conditions,  The Foundation Training for Neuro-Affective Touch®, Jaap Van Der Wal’s Workshop The Embryo In Us, and
continued study of BMC® with her teacher Lisa Clark and Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen. She is also pursuing certification with ISMETA – International Somatic Movement Education and Therapy Association.

Her offerings are created around her education and experiencing of our embryological beginnings and human developmental patterns. This whole person, process -oriented approach guides students through movement practices that honor the human experience and each students individual needs.

 She danced professionally with the Cleveland San Jose Ballet, Laboratory Dance Company, and as a guest artist nationally. After retiring from dance returned to school and earned her BA in Sociology and Performing Arts from La Roche University. She was invited to be an outreach artist in the
Pittsburgh city school system with the Pittsburgh Dance Alloy. She also gained valuable experience working with children on the autism spectrum,and historically disenfranchised youth in various settings including after school programs and detention facilities through her employment with UPMC and other social services agencies for 8 years. In 2013 she left these positions to open her own studio.

 In 2022 she filmed Soma Kids Move: Growing Resiliency through Movement and Embrace Your Inner Space: An Embodied Approach to Pilates with Pilates Fusion EDU. She was invited to teach her embodied workshop series in Stockholm, Sweden where teachers attended from Norway, Estonia, Finland and Sweden. She is also a presenter on the global Be Well Stay Well Online Platform. 

Her teaching mission is to share movement as a means of building confidence, better health, and sense of wholeness. Her teaching style invites self-compassion, curiosity, and empowerment so that a movement practice, no matter what kind, is a purposeful act of care towards oneself.

 

 







































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