Based on the fundamentals of Pilates, but with added intensity and focus on lower body, Demi-Bar Pilates will shake up your routine and reshape your body! Pilates is a method of exercise and physical movement designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the body. With systematic practice of specific exercises coupled with focused breathing patterns, Pilates has proven itself invaluable not only as a fitness endeavor, but also as an important adjunct to professional sports training and physical rehabilitation of all kinds. Demi-Bar Pilates combines the ballet inspired barre exercises to build long, lean thighs and strong lifted glutes, with the tried and true Joseph Pilates Method of core strengthening. A one hour Demi-Bar Pilates class will condition every muscle of your body, while engaging your mind to find your center and balance your body and your outlook on life. The benefits to regular practice of Demi-Bar Pilates are numerous:
Increased Lung capacity and circulation through deep, healthy breathing
Decrease in low back pain
Strength in core and extremities
Improved Posture and a feeling of increased height (in some cases 1/2 to 1 inch of actual height)
Ease of movement with muscle imbalance correction
Coordination and balance
Increased Bone Density
Improved Joint Health
Improved self and body awareness
Personal training offers clients a personally built workout, designed specifically to focus on needs and goals of each client.
Personal training can help improve all aspects of life, from being a better athlete or obtaining a higher level of achievement in our group classes, personal training can help motivate and encourage you to succeed.
Personal training is not limited to one on one sessions, clients can opt to do private sessions or group workouts, all of which are catered to specific needs.
Sessions can be purchased as packages, offering a discounted rate based on the package and amount of sessions purchased.
Yoga is about personal meditation, focus, and relaxation. (Hatha) Yoga is on Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline, a part of which, including breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Our classes are open to all levels of experience whether you're just starting out, or are a zen master.
Vinyasa Flow is based on the vinyasa style-linking breath with movement to create a moving meditation. Classes may include sun salutations, classic poses, creative standing sequences, breathing techniques, mudras, kriyas and meditation. Focus is on creating energy, balance, strength, flexibility and calming/steadying the mind.
This uplifting, heart-opening class is based on the Anusara style of hatha yoga. Typical classes include short meditations to align body, mind and spirit; pranayama (breath work); a fun well rounded alignment-based asana practice (postures) and time for relaxation. All levels welcome.
This program is a form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that will challenge you to accomplish things you never thought possible with your body. By performing sets of high-intensity work, followed by short breaks, you will work into the full depths of target muscles to build strength, tone, and shape. Class is appropriate for all fitness levels.
Yamuna Body Rolling is a series of routines on specially designed balls to free the body of restrictions, eliminates stress and tension for balance to improve function and prevent injury. Experience remarkable changes in your body after just one class!
Circuit 5.0 is a 50 minute high intensity circuit class. You will circuit through exercises that will challenge every muscle in your body and give you the cardio work that you need. Wear CLEAN gym shoes and bring your water bottle. This class will replace a cardio workout so aim for 3 times per week. 15 person maximum in this class.
Would like to hold classes or private training at your own facility?
Email the studio to request information. Prices vary depending on class and length of contract.
Pilates with Jen Zeno has been life changing for me.
Jen is always willing to learn and research what is best for you. With her expertise, she individualizes her training sessions, tailoring them to your needs. She has worked with my physical therapist to help make me stronger and pain free. She is always eager to go the extra mile to help her clients meet their fitness needs.. I feel fortunate to have found Jen and Demi-Bar Pilates.
Energie stylists, Kasia Kaczmarczyk and Jessica Rangel, will focus on you, your needs and your lifestyle, because your hair is your personal statement!
Kasia has been a stylist since 2001, and spent eight years as a senior stylist at an internationally recognized Lincoln Park salon. During her career, she has won two national makeover competitions, worked on two L.A. Fashion Week runway shows (Jennifer Nicholson and Kelly Nishimoto), appeared on Fox's "Ambush Makeover," and styled for numerous professional photo shoots. Kasia has also assisted world-renowned hairdressers such as Aveda's Global Style Director/British Hairdresser of the Year Antoinette Beenders, Australian Hairdresser of the Year Jaime Carroll, Britsh Hairdresser of the Year Beverly Cobella, and Nick Arrojo from TLC's "What Not to Wear." Her education includes advanced training domestically and abroad in Canada, London and Milan. Recently, Kasia has pursued training to become a certified Kevein.Murphy Educator. And after a series of auditions, she was appointed to be Kevin.Murphy Key Educators.
Jessica comes to Energie Spa with over twelve years of experience, originating from an upscale salon in the heart of Lincoln Park. She is bringing to FIXE vast knowledge as a background educator for the junior staff training at her previous salon. Her distinguished work has been seen on local television and in the pages of "Hairstyle Sophisticates". Jessica has had advance training in the ultimate high fashion world of London and New York City. She combines vision, knowledge and creativity with fierce technical precision. Her salon success comes from her passion and the ability to create an outcome that provides her clientele with the most flattering results. Her color and haircuts are tailored to each individual in her chair.
Hair And Style
Your personal consultation may lead to a contemporary new style or your personal favorite. Blow dry included.
Getting ready for a special night out or just need a bit of pampering!
Coppola Complex Smoothing Therapy
Hydrate your hair with the Keratin Complex Smoothing TherapyTM. This revolutionary smoothing system infuses keratin deep into the hair cuticle eliminating up to ninety-five percent of the frizz and curl from the hair, leaving the hair soft, shiny and luxurious.
Kevin Murphy Therapy Treatments
As a single treatment or addition to a cut or color, the natural botanicals and essential oils used in this customized therapy will leave your hair looking healthy and revitalized.
Make a dramatic change or a simple statement to look your best; you will be guided in the right direction. One/two color, high/low highlights, part-line touch up, and corrective color are available. Blow dry not included.
Energie, Kevin.murphy And You!
Kevin.Murphy products regenerate, moisturize and strengthen hair on a cellular level. They use essential oils, amino acids and plant extracts that provide lasting and weightless moisture. Kevin.Murphy products are biodegradable while using sustainable resources and organic growing practices for a cleaner world.
MoroccanOil®'s revolutionary styling, finishing and conditioning hair products are guaranteed to make your hair feel and look healthier after just one use. Enriched with vitamins and natural elements that fortify the hair, including Vitamin F (Omega 6), Vitamin A to improve elasticity, Vitamin E to protect against free-radicals, and Phenols to shield against environmental stressors. Moroccan Oil® Products will leave your hair shiny, and manageable with added UV protection.
Coppola Complex Smoothing Therapy
This revolutionary smoothing system infuses keratin deep into the hair cuticle eliminating up to ninety-five percent of the frizz and curl from the hair, leaving the hair soft, shiny and luxurious.
Southwest Laser & Med Spa
Southwest Laser & Med Spa
With all the recent and ongoing advancements in the science of skin care, staying on top of the most effective treatments available is a job we take very seriously at Energie Spa. Accordingly, we believe our selection of facial and chemical peel offerings represents the best of the best, and when you treat your skin to a facial or peel at Energie Spa, your comfort and complete satisfaction are paramount. Also, because of our alliance with Southwest Laser Spa, we are a full-service medspa, allowing us to offer cost-effective combination packages that combine services, so you can achieve absolutely stellar results simply not possible elsewhere.
At Energie, we offer a wide range of nutritional services and products to help you achieve your healthiest self. From nutritional guidance to meal substitutes and programs, we offer anything you could need to reshape your body!
Group Weight loss not your things?
Purchase a series of Nutritional Coaching sessions to quick start your weight loss at your own pace. Precision Nutrition is an awesome program in or outside of a group setting!
Debra Kerwin LMT NCTMB
Debra has a BA from University of Illinois Chicago and is certified in Massage therapy from Olympia College in Burr Ridge. She has trained in Eastern and Western Modalities including Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Hot Stone and Trigger Point Therapy and continuing education classes in lymphatics, infant and postpartum massage, raindrop therapy, cold stone therapy for migraines, structural integration, Reiki, acupressure, self care for carpal tunnel syndrome, and common injuries of the shoulder and of the knee.
Molly has a BA from University of Iowa and was trained in Massage and Bodywork at Wellness and Massage Training Institute. She has a variety of modalities, including Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Prenatal, and Connective Tissue Therapy. She also became a certified practitioner with RockTape in 2014. As a Movement Specialist, Molly works with you to get the most from your movements. She excels at sports and injury rehab, and sports-specific work with golfers, runners, and baseball/softball players.
Energie Signature Massage
A unique and personalized massage in which your therapist uses a variety of strokes and techniques that is custom to your needs. Light to medium pressure is applied. It calms your nervous system and restores a sense of wholeness. You have your choice of essential oils to awaken the senses leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated.
Energie Migraine Cold Stone Therapy
With the use of cold stones strategically placed to decrease the pressure of dilated blood vessels, and use of aroma therapy specifically made for the most common types of headaches. While including stretches, pressure points and relaxation techniques, your therapist will calm those suffering from migraines, allergies and sinus pain. Proven to be effective at stopping acute headache pain.
Energie Hot Stone Massage
Utilizes heated stones and combines with massage on key points of your body that will relax warm, increase circulation and relieve pain in tense muscles.
Energie Deep Tissue Massage
Using massage techniques that target chronic patterns of tension in muscles, stretching, trigger point therapy, fiber friction and muscle stripping your therapist will help restore the body's optimum alignment and suppleness.
Energie Swedish Massage
A classic European massage which uses traditional light and slow movements to provide relaxation and circulation.
Quick Energie Chair Massage
This massage is brief, effective and done fully clothed. Reduce tension, stress and ease your pain before or after a work-out.
Energie Prenatal Massage
Designed to relieve the stress of child-bearing and take pressure off your lower back, neck and shoulders. This gentle treatment provides relaxation, stimulates circulation and eases water retention. Treatment can be provided after your first trimester.
Energie Golfer's Massage
After a round of golf, nothing feels better than a full body massage using medium-firm pressure to relax the back, shoulders and feet. Hot towels are wrapped on your feet to relieve the tired and achiness. You will feel like your caddie carried you the back nine.
Southwest Laser & Med Spa at Energie
Southwest Laser and MedSpa the premier destination for Botox
Dysport , and dermal fillers such as Radiesse, Juvederm and Restylane. We also provide laser hair and vein removal, plus medical skin treatments, using our state-of-the-art Sciton Laser. Rid yourself once and for all of unsightly hair or bothersome blemishes, and watch the years fade away from your appearance with our Liquid Face Lift. At Southwest Laser and MedSpa, your perfectly tailored treatment program is provided by a friendly, caring, expert medical team. All in a tranquil, soothing environment where stress melts away, and where you'll feel relaxed from the moment you arrive.
Rid yourself once and for all of unsightly hair or bothersome blemishes
and watch the years fade away from your appearance with our Liquid Face Lift. At Southwest Laser and MedSpa, your perfectly tailored treatment program is provided by a friendly, caring, expert medical team. All in a tranquil, soothing environment where stress melts away, and where you'll feel relaxed from the moment you arrive.
Our Comprehensive Aesthetic Services
Comprehensive Aesthetic Services Include:
Botox and Dysport
Botox and Dysport are simple non-surgical treatments that temporarily smooth and reduce the appearance of deep folds, crow's feet, wrinkles, and frown lines. Both treatments are safe and FDA approved.
Erase wrinkles with safe, effective dermal fillers: Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sculptra.
Discover What the "Buzz" is All About
Dermal Fillers restore volume and fullness to the skin to correct moderate to severe facial wrinkles and folds such as nasolabial folds (lines around the nose). The popularity of dermal fillers, such as Juvederm, has grown because they're safe, the effects can be dramatic and immediate, and the results can last up to a year. Come to SouthWest Laser and MedSpa for a free consultation and we will show you some amazing images of before-and-after transformations made possible by these incredible treatments. We offer a complete selection of the latest, most advanced dermal filler products on the market today such as Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, Perlane and Sculptra.
Make painful, temporary fixes a thing of the past with Southwest Laser & MedSpa's complete Laser Hair Removal Series Treatments.
Southwest Laser & Medspa Hair Removal
At SouthWest Laser and MedSpa we have the ability to utilize two types of technologies in our hair removal series of treatments. This ability ensures you the best possible results and also ensures your safety and well-being. Depending on your skin type, type of hair, and sometimes preference, laser or light may be used during your treatments. We are able to treat all skin types, including sun tanned skin safely and effectively. We are one of the few facilities that can offer this combined technology for safe and effective hair removal with our state-of-the-art ScitonTM Laser.
Advanced, Non-Invasive Treatments to Reverse the Effects of Aging, Active Lifestyles, and a Lifetime of Damage from the Sun's Rays
Revolutionary Technology for Revitalized, Beautiful Skin
For Skin Rejuvenation and Tightening, Southwest Laser and MedSpa offers several different types of treatments, each proven, safe, and on the leading edge of modern science. When you visit us, we can assess your skin, and design just the right treatment for your desired results.
Photo Facial Rejuvenation
Photo Facial Rejuvenation
Southwest Laser and MedSpa utilizes BBLTM or broadband light generated by the Profile TM by ScitonTM. This innovative technology sets new standards for the treatment of skin conditions associated with aging, active lifestyles and sun damage. BBL broadband light allows us to precisely treat fine wrinkles, age and sunspots, small facial veins and several other skin blemishes. Your treatment will be tailored to match your skin's condition and your desired result.
Dr. Bill Tortoriello comes to us from Integrative Chiropractic
a truly holistic healthcare facility that focuses on functional rehabilitation, manual therapy, and patient education to achieve lasting results. Dr. Bill separates himself from the norm by creating a personal relationship with each and every patient. While he does adjust approximately half of his patients, it is not his primary mode of treatment. Most of your 45 minute visit will consist of muscle activation through various manual therapy techniques, as well as active exercises using natural movement patterns.
Brenda MacNeil L.Ac, dedicates herself to patient healing and education.
Health is conscious living focused on balance and wellness of the mind, body, and spirit. Brenda encourages individuals to be an active partner in their own healing. Every treatment is customized to the individual patient to address the unique imbalances that lead to acute and chronic conditions. Brenda believes that the body has a natural ability to heal itself and through the use of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine she can facilitate this. When diagnosing and treating, symptoms are considered in relation to the person holistically in order to determine the underlying cause of an imbalance, illness or disease. Brenda can treat many conditions but specializes in dealing with pain, headaches, stress, anxiety, depression and women's issues including fertility support.
disclaimer:pricing and availability subject to change.
Demi-Bar Pilates transforms the way your body looks, feels and performs. Experience the benefit of building strength without adding excess bulk, and create a sleek, toned body with slender thighs and a flat abdomen. Using the muscle sculpting moves of ballet exercises- coupled with the tried and true Pilates Method, this workout is sure to change your body and perhaps even your life!