Ruthie Lawrence

Ruth Ellen Lawrence,  Ruthie

ruthie2@earthlink.net

West Palm Beach ,FL. 33407

Labarre, Inc. Palm Beach, FL. 33480    8/14- 10/17

Stabilitiy Pilates instructor that teaches the inside-outside method of pilates for single, duet, group mat pilates and resistance ball strength training.

Analyzed client’s gaits, posture, fluidity of movement patterns or lack there of, and corrected it.

Worked with fellow instructors for various clients’ needs in the studio.

Developed entire body fascial network workout routines utilizing Pilates’ principles as the basic modality for movement.

Brought multi-level vibrational tones back into the body utilizing fascial movement training.

Mind & Body Pilates

West Palm Beach, FL. 33409  3/2005- 6/2014

Developed the first stability pilates studio in West Palm Beach and surrounding area.  Utilizing the inside out method of pilates, training from the inside, stabilizing the bones first then movement after was the method for the studio.

Certified through Tom Myers’ Anatomy Trains, Kinesis Body Language Movement & Postural Analyst.

Pilates instructor for single, duet, group mat, (resist. ball) & group pilates tower classes.

Analyzed client’s gaits, posture, fluidity of movement patterns or lack thereof, and corrected it.

The tower and group classroom opened in 9/2005.  My schedule was divided into 50/50 group classes and private instruction.  Each group participant was required to take 3 privates to understand how to stabilize and our verbal cuein  before attending group tower.  At the time the concept seemed foreign to some.

Continued membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.  Completed the Resistance Stretching Program from Innovative Body Solutions.  Trained in Cranial and Sacral work.

Pilates Studio One

West Palm Beach, FL.  11/04- 3/05

Certified Pilates instructor from Core Dynamics, Inc. for private clientele.

Analyzed client’s gaits, posture, fluidity of movement patterns or lack thereof, and corrected it.  And subsequently departed with another instructor to build Mind & Body Pilates.

Membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.

Village Chiropractic, Inc.

West Palm Beach, FL. 33409 10/03 –11/04

Pilates instructor in a rehabilitation setting. Most clients were car accident victims.

Analyzed client’s injuries, posture, and fluidity of movement patterns.

Developed programs for functional movement within the clients’ personal environment.

Membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.

Ibis Country Club    9/02  -9/04

Pilates instructor for private clientele (reformer) and the group pilates mat classes. Analyzed client’s gaits, posture, fluidity of movement patterns or lack there of, and corrected it.

Membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.

BallenIsles Country Club   9/02  -10/3

Pilates instructor for private clientele in a private relatonship. Analyzed client’s gaits, posture, fluidity of movement patterns or lack thereof, and corrected it.

Membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.

Ultima Fitness Downtown   4/02- 9/04

Pilates instructor for the group pilates mat classes. Certified mat pilates through All-American Pilates and also AFAA (Athletic Fitness and

Association of America) and certified Resistance Ball teacher.  Utilizing pilates circles, resistance balls, and tubing, I developed and taught a moving and yet stabilized program for various aged individuals.

Membership in The Pilates Method Alliance. Continuing education and additional workshops supporting pilates throughout tenure.

Sabbatical between jobs resulted in a career change.

BS Accounting Auburn University.  (’85)

1994-1998

Sold document imaging solutions to qualified clientele.  We were targeting the banking community.  Developed a community of potential clients without software being fully prepared.

Developed computer networking solutions for the S. Florida area.  Clients in Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderedale counties and in Miami too.

1993-1994

Chemical Bank Florida, Palm Beach, FL.

Systems Suport in the computer department.  Supported a weak wireless computer networking system that was to be the première rollout for NCR. Handled the late afternoon processing of the data with our support database of the bank.

Wrote the disaster recovery plan for the bank.  Whish subsequently we used that year and it only required minimal revisions.

1992-1993

Total Systems, Inc.. Boca Raton, FL.

Company is developer of point of sale software.  I began in support and subsequently moved into the sales department.

Dale Carnegie Sales Course allowed me to comfortably move into the selling of the product.

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