Isabelle Morrissette

Isabelle Morrissette

Training

With a passion for the art of body movement, Isabelle has been teaching since the young age of 14.  She started out as a dance teacher for children of all ages.  A graduate of l’École de danse contemporaine, a prestigious professional contemporary dance program in Montreal, she had her 1st contact with the pilates method in the 90’s.
 
Since 2001, certified by Polestar Education, she has been teaching all over Montreal.
In 2002, she opened a small studio, Solstice Pilates, which has been thriving ever since with a small exclusive clientele.
 
She has thaught functional anatomy and dance conditioning in l’École de danse contemporaine college program since 2004.
 
She has also been invited to work as a guest instructor on a regular basis with the dance company Cas Public, since 2008. Even joining the company onstage as a guest dancer on the production Duels in 2012.
 
From 2010 to 2013 she joined the team of pilates instructors and rehabilitation specialists at Cirque du Soleil in Montreal working with athletes on performance enhancement, injury prevention and rehabilitation.
 
Continuing her quest for knowledge, she has developed a partnership with the internationally acclaimed Franklin Method, hosting workshops for them in collaboration with l’École de danse contemporaine.
 
She has studied numerous complimentary somatic techniques with masters such as Tom Myers, Eric Franklin, Morten Dithmer, Irene Dowd, Elisabeth Larkham, Nora St-John, Marie-Josée Bloom, Kam Thaye Chow and more.
 
In 2012, she completes a Anatomy Trains affiliate teacher certification with Tom Myers. Having been offered many career opportunities, she has decided to dedicate herself to her studio and performance artists, trying to stay true to her values and live her passion for the art that is transforming a body and a life, building a human connection that is priceless...

 

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