Geneviève Nedder is the owner and founder of Body Fundamentals, Inc. a Pilates & Wellness Studio in Tucson, Arizona. She helps clients achieve optimal health and make positive lifelong changes, through Movement, Meditation, and Integrative Nutrition.
In addition to teaching Pilates full-time, she presents customized health and wellness programs for small businesses, corporations, and destination resorts. Her Mind-Body Wellness programs build immunity, resilience, and help improve overall health. She is also available for private consulting services.
Her Pilates practice began in Denver, CO, in 1995, 1 year after her second car accident, and her formal Pilates education began six months later. Her extensive Pilates education includes an in-depth, decade-long study with Pilates elder Ron Fletcher who certified her directly. Additionally, she certified with Master Teacher Barbara Huttner during a full-time two-year comprehensive teacher training program. She is certified through NPCP (National Pilates Certification Program), and a graduate of the Essential Motion Inc., Post-Rehabilitation Program a full-time, year-long intensive that qualifies her to teach Pilates post-rehabilitation.
She continues to be a student of movement through yearly continuing education and dedicated daily practice.
Since 2014 Geneviève has studied under Dr. Deepak Chopra and his team of educators at the Chopra Center for Wellbeing, now Chopra Global. Trained as a Perfect Health Lifestyle Educator by Dr. Deepak Chopra and other leading Ayurvedic experts, she is a certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant and a Chopra Certified Health Coach. She is deeply passionate about helping others heal and live better through Ayurveda- the science of life, and through the tools of mind-body medicine.
Additional Pilates Movement & Education
Rehabilitative Pilates training in Postural Correction, Gait-Patterning, and Movement Analysis.
Geneviève's 28-year teaching career includes weekly coaching of athletes, physicians, and high-level executives as well as those seeking to manage chronic pain. She founded her first two Pilates studios in 1996 and 1997 while living in Denver, Colorado, re-establishing in Tucson in 2000.
In addition to practicing Pilates, clients learn tools that help them:
- Integrate mind/body awareness
- Improve posture
- Correct harmful movement patterns
- Reverse the Stress response
Prior to her Pilates career, Genevieve trained and studied at Pepperdine University, The National Theatre Conservatory, The University of Arizona, and The Oxford School of Drama.
A successful performer and director, she directed and performed professionally for over two decades on stage, in television, film, and video in Los Angeles, California, London and Oxford England, Denver, Colorado, Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona, and other U.S. cities.
Contact Geneviève directly to schedule Pilates, Meditation, and Optimal Lifestyle consulting, or to learn more about employee wellbeing programs. Learn how Genevieve discovered Pilates. Read her story "The Unexpected Cure."
Connect : e-mail or call:(520) 299-6541
Perfect Health Lifestyle Educator/ Chopra Health Coach
Since 2014, as I've continued my own healing journey, I’ve delved deeply into Dr. Deepak Chopra's offerings and have been privileged to work directly with world-recognized experts in the disciplines of ayurveda, meditation, and mind-body medicine. The following represents a sample of the ongoing educational development I’ve committed to beyond the initial certification process to be a Perfect Health / Chopra Health instructor.
Sept. 2022 Silent Awakenings Meditation Retreat, Yosemite, CA
Feb. 2020 Seduction of Spirit Chopra Retreat, Amelia Island, FL
Jan. 2019 Infinite Possibilities, Palm Springs, CA
June 2019 Yoga & Meditation week, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA
Sept. 2018 Living in Balance, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA
April 2017 Seduction of Spirit Mediation Retreat, Carlsbad, CA
Sept. 2017 I AM Infinite Possibilities, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA
Feb. 2016 Journey into Healing, Chopra Center Carlsbad, CA
Feb. 2015 Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle Week, Carlsbad, CA
Sept. 2015 Teacher’s Retreat, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA
July 2014 Journey into Healing, Chopra Center, Carlsbad, CA
Nov. 2014 Seduction of Spirit Meditation Retreat, Carlsbad, CA
Mind-Body Courses, Workshops, and Programs Delivered
The below-listed classes and training represent the framework of carefully curated topics I’ve developed rooted in the principles learned as a certified instructor of the Perfect Health Lifestyle program, as well as from decades of experience as a full-time Pilates teacher.
Nov. 2022 Nervous System Regulation- the role of mindfulness
Feb. 2019 Healing Through Sight, The use of Art & Nature in healing,
March 2019 Foam Roller Workshop
April 2019 Meditation and Restful Sleep, Best practices
Oct. 2019 Connect to Calm Meditation & Wellness
Nov. 2019 Daily Routine for Restful Sleep
Nov. 2019 Reconnect to Joy Meditation Course
April 2018 Anti-Anxiety Meditation & Health course
Nov. 2018 Meditation & Brain Health
Nov. 2018 Foam Roller and Standing Balance
April 2017 Meditation & Wellness course
June 2017 Brain Health, Meditation, and Memory
Sept. 2017 Perfect Health Lifestyle Weekend Retreat
Nov. 2017 Brain Health & Supplements
Feb. 2016 Introduction to Meditation
March 2016 Relax and Renew with Meditation
Corporate & Organizational Wellness
The following Mind-Body, Movement, and Optimal Lifestyle Consulting Engagements have been delivered at client-determined sites to support their organizational wellness initiatives for employees, board members, and others. The scope for such programs can be as broad or specific as an organization prefers to align with their organization’s cultural objectives.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson | Wellness & Movement
March 2020 Meeting Our Fundamental Needs through Conscious Communication
Feb. 2020 Chair Yoga for the Workplace
Feb. 2020 Mindful Movement and the Workplace
Jan. 2020 Chair Yoga and Mindful Movement for the Workplace
Jan. 2019 Healing Through Sight
Jan. 2019 Roller Fundamentals for Core Strength
Sept. 2019 Connect to Calm Meditation & Wellness
Nov. 2019 Body Intelligence Tips Nutrition Class
Nov. 2019 Mindful Movement for the Workplace
Dec. 2019 Anti-Anxiety Meditation & Wellness
Dec. 2019 Phytochemicals- The use of Superfoods in Disease prevention
Oct. 2018 Achieving Restful Sleep
Oct. 2018 Foam Roller Workshop
Oct. 2018 Foam Roller, Balance, and Pilates
Oct. 2018 Pilates and the Foam Roller
Dec. 2018 Proper Digestion is Essential for Good Health
Dec. 2018 Optimize Digestion for Vital Health
Dec. 2018 Foam Roller for Back Pain Relief
Wellness Resorts & Professional Firms | Movement & Stress Relief
Feb. 2016 Wunda Chair Progressions for Pilates Teachers, Canyon Ranch Tucson
Dec. 2015 Foam Roller Workshop for Pilates Teachers, Canyon Ranch Tucson
Dec. 2015 Cadillac Variations, Canyon Ranch Tucson
May 2014 Advanced Foam Roller, The Pilates Studio of Green Valley
May 2014 Advanced Reformer Progressions, The Pilates Studio of Green Valley
May 2013 Stress Relief for the Office, KLK Accounting Firm, Tucson, AZ
Do You Believe that Employee Health equals Organizational Health?
Call or email me today to discuss how our Employee well-being programs can help your employees, senior management, and board members experience stress relief at the office, mindfulness, and learn practices for sustainable self-care.
Improve Employee productivity and satisfaction through simple, tangible, and effective techniques.
Meditation & Mindfulness
Food as Medicine
Stress Management & Wellness