Jessica Jolly is a senior instructor at Mongoose Bodyworks in Soho. She holds a Pilates mat and Pilates apparatus certification through the Kane School of Core Integration in NYC. Jessica is from the Outer Banks of North Carolina where her love of movement began with dance and gymnastics. In 2002, she graduated from University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a BFA in Dance and has been teaching and dancing professionally in new york city ever since. Jessica found Pilates through rehabilitation after surgery and decided it was time to repattern her body so she could happily dance forever. She has taken Pilates continuing education courses in pre and post natal exercise, osteoporosis/ osteopenia, and shoulder, hip and knee injuries. Additionally, she uses Pilates to enhance performance for athletes such as dancers, basketball players, runners, skiers, snow boarders, surfers, and swimmers. Jessica enjoys working with her Pilates clients' individual needs to help them develop goals towards a healthier lifestyle, body awareness, strength, flexibility, and the overall physical results they are looking for.