Stéphane André discovered Pilates more than 30 years ago under the guidance of Cathy Grant. The Pilates training allowed him to continue to dance in spite of chronic pains in his knees. He also benefited of his stay in New York to study with Susan Hefner and Irene Dowd, two international leading experts in the field of anatomy and neuromuscular rehabilitation.

 

Stéphane taught instructors in North America, in Europe, in Asia and in Oceania. He is recognized for his rigor, his sense of the details and his inquisitive spirit for research.

In 2010 Stephane moved to Sénégal where his practice took an interesting turn.  He was brought to work with children with polio and adapted Integrated Pilates™ training to a new level. 

In 2013, Stéphane became a Certified Rolfing™ Practitioner from the European Rolfing Association (Munich) and Rolf Institute in Boulder.

He continues his studies in Visceral and Sacral-Cranial works through the Barral Institute and the Upledger Institute in Spain and abroad.

His principal interest is movement, learning and the understanding of pain. His work is very appreciated in the field of prevention and rehabilitation by doctors, colleagues, top athletes, artists, dancers and people who wish to improve their performance, their abilities of expression, their body fluency.