For nearly 30 years, Lisa Long, has educated, uplifted, and inspired people of all ages to celebrate their uniqueness. Her passion is the therapeutic aspects of movement. As a comprehensively trained Pilates instructor and Yoga Therapeutics international teacher trainer, Lisa regularly receives referrals from the medical & wellness community. She is known for her in-depth knowledge of anatomy and how the body works as well as how to safely progress students in their understanding using breath and movement. She enjoys teaching individuals about their bodies and how to take good care of themselves. Her students remain her greatest teacher. She has the honor of regularly working privately with students, ranging from elite athletes to those with injuries and special conditions. As a detailed therapeutics teacher, she assists students in discovering their full potential. She has witnessed positive outcomes from using movement as a therapeutic discipline – even in extremely challenging scenarios.
In partnership with Baptist Health, NE Florida’s largest healthcare system with 5 hospitals, Lisa developed and continues to help guide Baptist Fit & Well Partners – an innovative program that is a bridge between western medicine and mind/body disciplines. Four times a year, through seminars, the program provides free medical-based continuing education for movement teachers.
She wrote & designed the book Home Practice: A Gentle Yoga Guide for Healing from Breast Cancer. Lisa has written & designed movement training manuals including The Pelvis, Yoga & Structural Integration, and the motorcycle & Yoga manual called Ride Relaxed. Ride Smart. Ride Safe.
Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Syracuse University’s esteemed S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. In addition to helping build the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars broadcasting department in its inaugural years, she also worked for CBS affiliates throughout the northeast. Today, she continues to produce and write for the visual mediums.
She is married to an awesome man. Together, they continue to support and guide their children.
- E-RYT 500, National Teacher Trainer, Yoga as Therapy
- Comprehensive Pilates, Balance Body University
- AFAA National Presenter