Honorine is the proprietor of Sueno Pilates in San Francisco. She teaches with intelligence and humor and just a little profanity. Honorine has been teaching in San Francisco for more than ten years. Pilates has been there through a career as a line cook, some time waiting tables, pregnancy, childbirth and recovery. It has helped so many aspects of her life and she hopes to transfer some of that love to you.
She decided to go down the Pilates rabbit hole when classes at her local gym alleviates her chronic knee pain. she started her studies with the Integrated Teacher Training program at A Body of Work in the Presidio. The ITT training was an amazing, anatomy based, west coast education. It lit the spark of curiosity for Honorine and led her to continue to educate herself.
Honorine has continued to feed her voracious thirst for knowledge through many avenues. She has attended workshops with Pilates greats such as Elizabeth Larkam, the Alpers sisters and Madeline Black. She has also repeatedly sought out amazing movement instructors such as Irene Dowd and Jean-Claude West. Her education went on to include specialization courses in scoliosis with Suzanne Martin as well as pelvic floor disfunction with physical therapist Diane Lee. In order to learn from practitioners in other fields of health and wellness Honorine sought out volunteering at physical therapy offices as well as Postureworks Chiropractic. The time at Postureworks led to a job there as the Rehab Exercise Specialist for three years. It was an invaluable experience which gave her a deep knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy, dysfunction and rehab techniques.
Sessions with Honorine are tailored to the individual's needs from rehabilitating recent injury to full body, challenging workouts. As she learns, new ideas are constantly incorporated into her teaching so expect a steady stream of new ideas to challenge how you think about and work in your body.