Helen Zhang is a passionate Pilates studio owner and Pilates Educator certified by Balanced Body. With an unwavering dedication to expanding the love of Pilates, Helen's mission is to empower individuals to move better and live the life they truly desire through the transformative power of movement.
Helen's personal journey with Pilates began in her late 20s when she experienced excruciating knee pain that made simple tasks like walking up and down stairs a challenge. Upon her Physical Therapist's recommendation, Helen turned to Pilates as a means to alleviate the pain. To her amazement, after just a month of dedicated practice, her knees were healed, and she bid farewell to the pain that had plagued her for so long. The incredible bonus was that she achieved her long-desired dream body, a result she had yearned for over an extended period.
Having experienced firsthand the life-changing impact of Pilates, Helen's passion for the practice only grew stronger over the course of more than 10 years of teaching. She witnessed how Pilates encompasses a wide range of benefits, catering to both physical and mental well-being. From meeting simple fitness needs to aiding in rehabilitation, fostering social connections, and facilitating inner peace, Pilates offers a place where individuals can find exactly what they need.
What sets Pilates apart for Helen is its ability to create a true connection between the mind and body, elevating not only physical well-being but also spiritual upliftment. It is this profound connection that inspired Helen to embark on a professional journey as a Pilates instructor, driven by her desire to share with others how Pilates can truly transform their lives.
Born and raised in Shanghai, China, Helen is fluent in Chinese and English and is making progress in Japanese. After she moved to Tokyo, Japan, where she established her own Pilates studio. she runs Pilates teacher training courses fueled by her unwavering passion. Whether individuals aim to improve their own health and that of their families or pursue a professional path with Pilates, Helen's ultimate goal is to help them achieve their aspirations.
With Helen as your guide, you can trust in her expertise, experience, and commitment to providing a supportive and empowering environment. She invites you to join her on this remarkable journey of self-discovery, where Pilates becomes a catalyst for unleashing your full potential, cultivating strength, and embracing the life you've always desired.
Through Helen's guidance, you will witness the transformative power of Pilates and unlock a new chapter of your own personal growth and well-being.