Jordan Osborn Jordan Osborn - Owner, Restore
Jordan Osborn was born and raised in Southern California and has been teaching Pilates for 14 years and studying Kanon for 4 years. She began her career as a professional ballet dancer at the age of 19 with the Texas Ballet Theatre, where she performed a variety of ballets from classical to contemporary. Her love of movement and discipline of the body lead her to receiving her first Pilates Certification with the Physical Mind Institute. Classically trained, she has received advanced training at the Teague Pilates Institute, who's program is based on the Pilates Center in Boulder Colorado. She is also one of the only students of Thomas Griner, founder and creator of Kanon Biocybernetics.

After she retired from the dance world at the age of 24 her artistic pursuits lead her to graduating with an Associate's Degree from the California School of Culinary Arts in Pasadena, California. With a love of the culinary arts, Jordan worked in restaurants from the kitchen to management - all the while teaching and enjoying Pilates, keeping herself strong and injury free.

After leaving the culinary world, she continued with her quest of living a pain free and healthy life and obtained her Massage Therapy License from the Massage Center in Thousand Oaks, California in order to practice Kanon.. Her desire is to help people restore their bodies, releasing the spastic muscles and then teaching them to stay out of pain and stay balanced with Pilates.

Jordan is an experienced teacher and practitioner working with a variety of clients of all ages, injuries and fitness backgrounds. She believes in functional movement through Pilates, and the Kanon therapy as the key to reversing the issues that causes pain. Through working with Jordan you can meet the goals of longevity that you have been seeking for your body.

Barbara Keira Schwartz - GYROTONIC® teacher
Keira was born in Bellingen, Australia. She left home to finish her ballet training on full scholarship in Germany at the Akadamia des Tanzes under Birgit Keil. While in Germany Keira joined the Staatstheatre Meiningen Ballet and then the Anhaltisches Theatre Dessau. After her time in Germany, she was invited to join the Northern Ballet under David Nixon in Leeds, England. With her duel citizenship (Australian and American) in hand and so much more to learn and experience, new shores beckoned her to the USA where she joined The Sarasota Ballet, in Florida. Eventually heading west she joined Ballet San Jose where she danced for 7 years under Director Dennis Nahat, and finally in Los Angeles with Barak Ballet.

At the beginning of her ballet career in Germay, she was introduced to GYROTONIC® as a system for strengthening the body, enhancing flexibility and correcting postural deficiencies. For the last 13 years, Keira has woven her dance career with training for GYROTONIC®, seeing the potential of this system, and now devoting her self to her clients.

Keira's expertise of the body and the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® system can address the physical needs of a wide range of clients yet also mentally calm and inspire anyone to move beyond there predisposed limitations.

She has worked with a wide range of individuals from professional dancers and athletes, the elderly and clients working to heal injuries and enhance mobility and strength. Her clients range in age from 8 years old to 90! Using GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® Keira can design a unique program for each client based on the individual's needs and goals.

Keira has found her teaching home at Restore Muscle + Movement, and is excited to share her love and knowledge for GYROTONIC® with you all.

Samantha-Jane Gray Samantha-Jane Gray - Pilates teacher
"Our bodies were made to move : for freedom, inspiration, expansion and healing and it is through this connection that we have fuller experiences."

Through her exploration of dance, Samantha has been exposed to many different practices and techniques that provide a large palette which informs her movement practices : ballet, contemporary, gaga, contact improvisation, Feldenkrais, qigong, acupuncture, physiotherapy, oesteopathy and Structural Integration and lots of informal dancing. Through interweaving these different understandings, Samantha wishes to find a balance between our cognitive mind and our natural instinctual moving body.

Samantha has worked with dancers, professional athletes, musicians, clients pre and post-natal and all clients who wish to experience the work, improve their physical well-being or rehabilitate an injury and aim for exquisite efficiency. Samantha is certified in Pilates and GYROTONIC®.

Celeste Knickerbocker Celeste Knickerbocker - Pilates & Gyrotonic teacher
Celeste Knickerbocker, CMT is a Pilates & GYROTONIC® instructor with a strong base in therapeutic massage. She nurtured a personal dedication to Pilates for nearly two decades, and went on to complete her training at the renowned EHS Institute in San Francisco, in 2011.

After discovering GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® in 2013, she was intrigued by this unique & profound exercise art. Her many hours of study in this technique culminated in a trip to Germany in 2015, where she received her full certification.

Thanks to a lengthy background in dance, movement, massage and PT modalities, she is confident in her ability to work with all body types and to help people prevent or recuperate from injuries.