Jia Li, is a nationally certified Pilates teacher. After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Physiology and Cell Biology from the University of Connecticut, her devotion to holistic health and wellness led her to pursue a 3-year graduate degree in Acupuncture at Pacific College of Health Sciences in New York City. It was during this time, while searching for an intelligent and holistic approach to exercise that she discovered Pilates. After receiving her full Pilates certification and teaching clients from all walks of life, she also completed Gyrotonic Level 1 foundation training.
Jia has experience and enjoys working with clients with injuries and various chronic conditions. Sessions with Jia are customized and based on individual’s needs on each particular day. She regularly introduces safe exercise progressions to keep challenging her clients, correct muscular imbalances and improve movement patterns. It brings her immense joy to see clients recognize new strength, move with better alignment and discover their true capabilities.
As a newcomer to Chicago, she is working towards completing her Acupuncture program and looks forwrad to helping people feel their best through movement and integrative modalities.