Jessica Janae-Owner/Pilates and Fitness Instructor
Originally from Oahu, Hawaii, Jessica has been a professional Pilates instructor since 2005. She has a comprehensive Pilates Certification from Power Pilates of New York. Her training consists of 700 apprenticeship hours under the instruction of Shari Berkowitz, who was directly trained by Romana Kryzanowska.
Jessica has spent thousands of hours in various gyms in San Diego, having the pleasure of working with many clients from MMA Fighters like Michael Chandler, NFL Players such as Drew Brees, Darren Sproles and Shaun Philips, and professional MLB players such as Heath Bell and Clayton Richard. As well as housewives to the elderly alike….in order to gain the knowledge and skill set to in order to become a world class Pilates Instructor! Jessica is also a certified Total Gym (Also known as Gravity) instructor. She has been teaching Total Gym classes since 2006, becoming one of San Diego’s most exciting, sought after instructors! She is also TRX certified.
Mat Stockton- Bodywork Specialist
Movement has changed the way Mat approaches bodywork. Feeling your body properly aligned and moving naturally without any discomfort is a joy that everybody should be able to experience. After his graduation in early 2012 from a 650 hour Somatic Bodywork Course in Arcata, California, Mat wanted to surround himself with others who are passionate about holistic healthcare and practicing different modalities. He has worked in multiple atmospheres in the massage field, such as spas, fitness studios, and running his own practice.
Mat knows that every body is different and customizes each session to meet you where you are on your journey to better health. He uses a blend of Deep Tissue, Swedish, Acupressure, and Sports massage techniques.
“My goal as a practitioner is to address and help eliminate dysfunction throughout the body, by working specific areas, encouraging client cooperation, and demonstrating simple self-care techniques to take your path to healing home with you.” -Mat
Laurie Nuger-Pilates Instructor
Laurie has been a PMA Certified Pilates teacher since 2010 and in 2015, she completed the Pilates Center advanced teacher training program which included over 1000 hours of training, self practice and apprenticeship . Laurie's curiosity of the human body has led her to study anatomy and body work and the needs of special populations, giving her a great appreciation of the intelligence of the human body. Pilates has helped Laurie find lasting relief from chronic pain as well as greatly supported her healing subsequent to a traumatic brain injury. Laurie is also a a Certified Yamuna Body Rolling (YBR) practitioner which is fitness and massagemodality that teaches you to do body work on your own body. Laurie loves empowering all body types with new potential through experiencing their own anatomy and the power of their own body that Pilates helps them discover.
Established in 2005.
Janae Luxe Pilates Studio (Previously Classical Pilates San Diego) is Jessica Janae Wagner (Pilates Instructor). Jessica has been teaching Pilates in San Diego, Ca since 2005 in Downtown Pilates with Angellini. Later she went on to open the Classical Pilates studio in Mission Valley, where she worked with variety of private clients ranging from athletes, stay at home moms, people looking to get back in shape, and many others. After closing the Mission Valley location she moved to San Carlos and also began working out of Lava Sport and Fitness until it's closing in 2012. Jessica Janae was working with private clients out of her home and also in Scripps Ranch at Fitness Quest 10 until 2014 when she had to have brain surgery for a tumor. She has now recovered and opened a new studio in Downtown San Diego.
Carrying on the legacy of the teachings of Joseph H. Pilates is our passion, because his practice of "Contrology" has been proven to be extremely effective. All of our instructors have a Comprehensive Pilates Certification, meaning that they have completed the hours of training to teach all aspects of the Pilates method.