Pilates & Yoga
Cybil currently teaches both privately and at Simpatico Pilates and Gyrotonic and La Playa Pilates and Wellness in Santa Barbara, California. She also shares a beautiful massage space at La Playa, where she consistently sees clients for customized, therapeutic bodywork through her private practice.
Cybil received her initial PILATES training from Noelle Stumpf and Adrienne Smith of Simpatico Pilates in 1999; to whom she is forever grateful. She also holds certifications from The Pilates Center, in Boulder Colorado and BASI (Body Arts and Science International). She has studied with several renowned teachers including; Siri Dharma, Rael Izacowitz, Pat Guyton, Amy Havens, Kristi Cooper-White and Sarah Bertucelli.
Cybil received her 200 hour YOGA certification from The White Lotus Foundation, in Santa Barbara, CA (2007). She also holds certificates from Erich Schiffman and The Esalen Institute, where she assisted and studied in the "In-house Yoga Teacher Training" program with Johanna Holloman. Other notable teachers and inspirations include; Mark Whitwell, Thomas Fortel, Denise Zaverdas, Heather Tiddens, Sven Holcomb, Tracey Rich, Ganga White and Eddie Ellner. Cybil continues to deepen her personal practice with reading, asana and a desire to learn from the many waves of life that roll in. "The only continuity in life is change." ~unknown
Cybil has taught Pilates, Yoga and Yogalates at: Blue Star Rising, Simpatico Pilates and Gyrotonic, La Playa Pilates and Wellness, The Esalen Institute (Big Sur, CA), Yoga Soup, The Santa Barbara Yoga Center, DeWild Pilates, UCSB Department of Dance, The Santa Barbara YMCA, The Santa Barbara Zoo (for mamas and babies) and at several unique and special private events and homes. She has also been an ambassador for LOLE, in Santa Barbara where she taught classes and took part in community centered events.
From 2005-2006 Cybil completed an 18-month-residency at The Esalen Institute where she lived, worked and studied. While in residence she studied Soulmotion dance, massage and bodywork, early childhood education at The Gazebo Pre-school, Gestalt psychotherapy for individuals and groups, sacred sexuality, writing, Vision Painting, food preparation and presentation and a vast array of body/mind/spirit modalities. She was also blessed to meet her life partner, Paul, while participating as a work scholar in the laundry.