About Me

I have worked as a fitness professional for over eight years in Virginia, Connecticut & Hong-Kong. My approach is focused on exercising the body & mind. I actively promote a combination of fitness, nutrition, healthy habits and wellness lifestyle. I believe living well is a life-long sport, not an ... more less
Profession
Expertise
Degrees
Bachelor's Degree Fine Arts, VCU
Years Experience
9-10 years
BASI - Comprehensive Teacher Training Course
Verified
Power Pilates - Apparatus Bridge (incl: beginner mat and comprehensive 12-day)
Pending Verification
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Expired 10/14/2014
American Red Cross
Health Safe Solutions
American Red Cross

Francesca's Locations

Harmonique Pilates - Owner/Manager
9425 Talisman Drive, Vienna, VA 22182
www.harmoniquepilates.com | (703) 473-7982
Equinox - Trainer/Instructor
8065 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182

Additional Information

Rate
$80.00 / hr
Payment Methods
Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks
Awards & Accomplishments
Languages Spoken
Italian
Gender
Female
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Client Reviews/Comments

5 reviews
Carol Bolon
On Mar 27, 2012
Francesca is the best. What a difference she has made in my life. I have been guided by her in Pilates (mat and machines), Boot Camp and Personal Training session for about 4 years. She knows how to work every part of the body, every muscle just right. My strength has improved dramatically. I am stronger now than ever before. You will be impressed.
Sharon Hotchkiss
On Mar 19, 2012
I have worked with Francesca for nearly three years!!!! What a differnce she has made in my life!!! When I began, I did not really know what Pilates involved. Francesca started me out gradually until I became more confident. I look forward to each session because I am getting so much stronger!!! She takes a personal interest in each of her clients and addresses their individual needs. I could go on and on but you need to find this out for yourself She is the absolute best!!!!!
Sharon Hotchkiss
Helen Jennings
On Mar 17, 2012
I have worked with Francesca for three years. I have gone from strength building to weight loss, cardio boot camp and I'm now practicing yoga. Pilates training with her has really helped my yoga practice and I will continue to train with her. Personally, I've gone through many changes in my fitness goals and Francesca changes along with me every time. She works with where ever you are today and will change with your change every time. People tell me that I look thinner since I started working with Francesca. I highly recommend her.
peggy surdyk
On Mar 16, 2012
I have been privileged to be a student of Francesca for a couple of years. Wow! I have benefitted from the wonderful Pilates sessions, and have had people stop me to ask what I am doing to be so fit ! It's "Francesca"!! Francesca is committed, and makes sure every exercise is precisely done. I am so very fortunate to have the privilege of exercising under Francesca's expert tutelage, and hope anyone who is really willing to work can have an opportunity to experience her expertise. I cannot say enough good things... She's a wonderful person, and she cares.
Anonymous
On Jan 08, 2012
I have worked with Francesca both in mat Pilates classes at Fitness First in Reston and in private sessions in her home studio. She is friendly, professional, and caring. Her extensive training is evident and she does well working with a range of ages and abilities in group classes. She keeps everyone motivated and is herself an excellent role model for health and fitness.

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