THE FLOOR

Pilates Instructor, Yoga Instructor, Movement Instrcutor

The Floor is pleased to support highly educated, well-trained instructors. All of our instructors have at least 5 years of personal teaching experience and have knowledge in working with a diverse clientele. 

THE FLOOR IS A MOVEMENT STUDIO AND COMMUNITY SPACE IN BROOKLYN. WITH A MINIMALIST DESIGN AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT, WE OFFER YOGA, PILATES AND BODY WORK, AS WELL AS WORKSHOPS, GROUP DISCUSSIONS, AND AN ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM. 

OUR PHILOSOPHY IS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO BETTER CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER. 


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JAMIE DOWD

is the co-owner of The Floor, a teacher, dancer and mother.
Jamie's teaching approach is informed by her classical ballet training, and anatomical knowledge. Her class focuses on incremental progress to build endurance and challenge oneself effectively.

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JORDAN RISDON

is a dancer, marathon runner, and mother.
Her class focuses on linked breath with movement, with the class building towards a peak pose. Integrated Pilates-based exercises will increase core strength and pelvic stability. Every class will end with an indulgent savasana.

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JANESSA CLARK

is a choreographer, doula and holds a MA.
She has a contemporary movement approach incorporating anatomy, classical elements, and functional movement philosophies. Janessa creates a safe, fun and challenging class environment.

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JEN BLEIER

is an educator, theatre practitioner and traveler.
Jen finds joy and playfulness in movement and hopes you will too! Her teaching style is student-centered, intuitive and clear. She honors that coming to class is a radical act of self-care and strives to provide a space for people to re-center, explore and safely challenge what is possible.



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ELIZABETH WERZNER

is an actress, mother, and massage therapist.
Focusing on precision of movement we will challenge ourselves while honoring our bodies. Our goal is to stimulate rather than annihilate. You will leave class feeling reinvigorated and centered.

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Amy Baumgarten

is a holistic movement coach, and a certified Embodied Anatomy & Yoga through SBMC, Pilates instructor. Using foundational principles of movement to help align the body with ease, Amy uses creative movement sequences that help break down embedded patterns.


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