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Jessica L. Molleur is a licensed acupuncturist, herbalist, and massage therapist in Massachusetts and California.  She currently maintains a private acupuncture practice in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood, which was awarded Best Acupuncture Center by Boston Magazine. Areas of specialty include women's health, pregnancy, infertility, pediatrics, and sports medicine. Jessica also serves as a health care consultant for integrative medical institutes, infertility centers, and green spas.

Prior to her consulting work, Jessica founded an integrative health center in Boston. The eco-friendly center was one of the first twenty-five companies certified as a Sustainable Business Leader in Boston. The center was the recipient of several awards, including Mayor Menino's Green Business Award, a multiple recipient of Boston Business Journal's Best Workplace, Boston Magazine's Best of Boston Award for Massage Therapy as well as Best Acupuncturists in Boston, Best Eco-Friendly Massage, Eco-Beauty Bar, Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, Pilates, and Workout.

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MAYDAY! MAYDAY! Pilates Deals...

...This Month at OMBE!

From the desk of Kristen M. Reynolds, PT, DPT, PMA®-CPT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is Pilates Day?
Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. The Pilates Day mission is to foster the public's appreciation and awareness of the Pilates Method through a network of varied, innovative, and high quality grassroots Pilates events accessible and affordable for all. Pilates Day is a program of the Pilates Method Alliance (PMA), and Pilates Day events are produced and hosted by PMA members.
What is Pilates?
Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to lengthen, strengthen, develop control and balance the body. It is in fact a discipline, as routine practice of specific exercises with mindful breathing patterns has proved to be vital not only as a a means of fitness training, but also as an important adjunct to elite athletics and physical therapy. Mr. Pilates referred to his method as Contrology.
Who was Mr. Pilates?
According to one of his living students, Lolita San Miguel, Joseph Hubertus Pilates, was “a man was born on December 9, 1883 in Monchengladbach, Germany and after an immensely productive life filled with many inventions, a life dedicated to finding ways of making the human body function better, died in New York City on October 9, 1967, penniless, and without having received the recognition due him.”
So, what’s the deal?
In the spirit of spreading Pilates, OMBE is offering all new students to attend all mat classes in the month of May for only $10! Please call 617.447.2222 or go online to book your class and be sure to mention “Pilates Mat Special.”

If you have any questions about Pilates or physical therapy, please contact OMBE schedule a complimentary 30-minute session with Kristen.

 

 

 

 

Kristen Reynolds, DPT, PMA®-CPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher

Always interested in dance, sports and fitness, Kristen Reynolds is a former YMCA and Junior Olympic gymnast, coach, and ACE personal trainer. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science from James Madison University in 2006 and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the MGH Institute of Health Professions in 2009.

While practicing in orthopedics and sports medicine, a mentor introduced her to the Pilates Method and she has since pursued comprehensive training and professional certification from the Pilates Method Alliance to compliment her clinical interests. Dr. Reynolds is one of the few instructors in Massachusetts to have earned the distinction of PMA Certified Pilates Teacher. Additionally, she is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Sports Physical Therapy Section, Massachusetts Chapter, Shoulder and Manual Physical Therapy Special Interest Groups.

Integrating the Pilates principles and repertoire with her manual therapy skills has produced successful rehabilitation outcomes for a wide variety of patients, including adolescents, elite athletes and dancers, and individuals with chronic orthopedic conditions. Dr. Reynolds utilizes this alternative therapeutic approach to improve muscle performance and joint mobility, correct posture and alignment, enhance body awareness, and create an evenly conditioned body that is more resilient to extremity and spinal injury. She offers one-on-one physical therapy sessions, private Pilates training, and small group Pilates and ballet barre classes.

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