Molly Jaffe, MS, LCAT, R-DMT
Molly Jaffe has been teaching and studying different mind-body modalities for over 15 years. She was first introduced to the Pilates Method while studying modern dance in college. She completed her first comprehensive, Pilates certification in 2004 through Align Pilates in Minneapolis, Minnesota. In 2012, Molly audited a second Pilates certification program with world renowned teacher, Erika Bloom in New York, New York.
In addition to Pilates, Molly has studied many holistic, mind-body methods including Dance/movement Therapy, Authentic Movement, yoga, Feldenkrais, Alexander Technique and Laban Movement Analysis. She has studied extensively with master teachers Erika Bloom, Marcia Elizabeth Thompson, Leslie Powell, Kuan Hui Chew and Shelley Studennberg.
In 2009, Molly graduated with honors from Pratt Institute where she received a Master of Science degree in Dance/movement Therapy. Molly completed her post graduate training at The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy in 2017, and is certified in psychoanalysis. Molly is a licensed creative arts therapist and is a registered Dance/movement therapist with The American Dance Therapy Association.
For many years, Molly worked with both children and adults in various mental health and educational settings, where she combined her movement training with her clinical studies to provide comprehensive, therapeutic, support services to her clients.
Molly is certified in pre-natal and post-partum Pilates as well as injury rehabilitation. She has taken courses in biomechanics, muscle imbalance assessment and correction, scoliosis correction, gait analysis, fascia release for structural balance, soft tissue mobilization and spinal manipulation. Molly continues to stay abreast of the latest research in biomechanics, fascia training and manipulation and mind-body methods in order to provide a thoughtful and individually, tailored session to each client.