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Shani Aduculesi founded Compass Pilates after 20 years of practicing and teaching Pilates.  As a dancer and choreographer, movement has been an inseparable part of her life from a young age.  Shani was introduced to Pilates for the first time as part of her professional dance training and immediately felt a strong connection to this amazing method.  As a dancer, Pilates helped Shani gain strength, increase flexibility, and stability.  As a dance teacher, Shani recognized how much benefits her students can gain from the Pilates method and incorporated it into her dance classes.  Through the years Shani developed a true passion for helping people of all physical conditions and ages gain better understanding and awareness of their bodies and improve their mobility, strength, posture, and flexibility.  Shani is a certified apparatus and mat Pilates Instructor, Dance Teacher, and Choreographer. She has a B.ED in Dance & Education from The Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel and a M.A in Performance Dance from the University of Chichester, UK.  Shani completed her Pilates certification through PhysicalMind Institute NY.  She is also the founder and artistic director of Roza Dance Company and has many years of experience teaching Pilates, Dance, and Choreography.  Her extensive experience includes working with all age groups, people recovering from injuries, prenatal, postnatal, osteoporosis, and more.  Shani's international teaching experience extends from Israel, the UK, to the USA.

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