Jane Cutting Smart Johnston,
Jane Johnston has been teaching group fitness classes on land and in the water since 1977. Jane has a particular interest in working with aging clients, those in a post-rehab situation, those with joint replacements, those with special needs and preschoolers. She would like to work with you to determine your wellness and fitness goals and to develop program that will benefit you and enhance your life. She is available for private sessions for those who would like individual attention and she teaches fitness classes for seniors, aquatic classes, Feldenkrais Awareness through Movement classes, gentler & Restorative Yoga classes, swimming and Tai Chi Quan classes.
Jane began teaching land and aquatic fitness classes in 1977, Yoga classes in 1995, doing Personal Fitness Training in 1997 and Feldenkrais Method® Awareness Through Movement® classes in 2003. She is a Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner®, a Post Rehab Conditioning Specialist, an Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Specialist, a Registered and Certified Yoga Teacher, Yang Family Style Tai Chi Chuan Certified Instructor, an Adapted Swim Instructor, a Walk for Life® Teacher, a Bones for Life® Teacher, a Balanced Walking coach, Tai Chi for Arthritis Instructor, an Ai Chi Leader, AquaStretch™ Facilitator and Registered Somatic Therapist. Jane holds many nationally recognized land and water fitness certifications in Group Exercise and Personal Training as well as the advanced certifications listed above. . She is interested in working with her clients to help them maximize their fitness and fulfill their potential.
She has had extensive training in aquatic rehab and is able to draw on many modalities in her work in the water. She is one of the few practitioners worldwide to take Feldenkrais to the water.
Jane is continuing her studies in the Feldenkrais Method, and in Taiji and Yoga and will test for her Medical Exercise Specialist this year and hopes to refine her yoga studies in the yoga therapy area. She has a Level 4 ranking in Yang Family Style Tai Chi Chuan and is a Certified Instructor, for the International Yang Family Tai Chi Association. She will test for her Level 5 ranking in 2017. She continues to study Yang Family Tai Chi Chaun and has studied other forms of Taijiquan and Qi Gong. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Physiological Psychology.