Clare Dunphy Hemani is the founder of Progressive Bodyworks
, based in Newburyport, Massachusetts.
Her roots in the field of human movement began at Northeastern University where she earned a BS in Physical Education in 1985, and she holds certifications from the Pilates Method Alliance, ACE, and the Pilates Guild.
In 1995, Clare began her Pilates studies under Romana Kryzanowska (first generation Master Teacher) and has since studied with several other teachers. Clare is a presenter on Pilates Anytime and Pilatesology. She hosts two free video channels on vimeo for students and teachers interested in supplemental learning to keep the work vibrant in their practice. She is also co-author of the Peak Pilates Comprehensive Education Program, where she mentored many teachers and teacher trainers between 2001-2013.
Clare’s studio is a unique space where students and teachers around the world come to hone their technique and study the art of teaching. Committed to preserving the authenticity and tradition of Pilates, her approach is refreshing, energetic, and supportive. Clare is excited to bring her talents her new program Pilates Avatar, launching late Spring, which is a comprehensive audio program designed for students, teachers, and studio owners. Clare's gift is her willingness to share knowledge generously and her ability to explain concepts in simple, clear ways. Her mission is to support the potential in all students/teachers and to keep the spirit of Joe and Romana alive in her work. Follow Clare at Progressive Bodyworks.
As a thank you to our members who take part in and enjoy her classes, Clare is offering you one free download to her audio workouts found on Pilates Avatar. Go to Pilates Avatar and use this code - THANKS! - to get your workout today!