Salvatore (Sal) FrancomacaroMarch 2019
Madie is a very competent and knowledgeable instructor. She has a genuine interest in the development and well-being of the person as a whole. She knows how to push to obtain the maximum, but also when and how to manage possible situation of pain and/or risk. She is always precise, on-time, professional and at the same time personable and friendly. I wholeheartedly recommend her to anyone.
Leslie Riehl2019
I’ve been training with Madie for nearly a year now and I’ve really enjoyed our sessions.  I had never tried Pilates before and was intrigued.  I had been suffering with back and hip pain along with poor posture. In a relatively short time I could see improvement with my issues.  I look forward to my bi-weekly classes as Madie is patient, knowledgeable and keeps the workouts fun with her sunny disposition and organized workouts. I highly recommend Madie’s classes.
I love my workouts with Madie, I go out of my way to attend her classes and plan my weekends to ensure I don’t miss her class. Her workouts really challenge me and they are not repetitive like some other classes I attend.Madie takes extra time, energy and effort on the programs and ensures that we are focused on key areas for toning and stretching. From the music to the variety of exercises in her classes I always feel much better after I attend a class. I would highly recommend working out with Madie, she also has a great attitude and herbright workout cloths match her bright outlook on life and personality!I am not the best writer but this is true and from the heart…
Suzanne HerrmannApril 2019
Pilates with Madie has been life-changing for me. Because I am Deaf, I was very concerned at first about how Madie and I would communicate and understand each other. It turns out that I didn’t need to worry because Madie, through great patience, kindness, and open-mindedness, teaches me more than I could have ever imagined. Not only does she show me how to move and listen to my body well in the gym, she explains the principles of Pilates in such a way that I am inspired to and able to apply those principles in my daily life – mentally, physically, and emotionally. She is the compassionate voice I hear in my head when I am making choices about my health outside of the gym and, because of her, I am now experiencing a healthier and more fulfilling life than ever before.
Andrea Sonnier2018
Jane AlpersonDec 2017
Since June, I have been taking weekly one-on-one Pilates sessions with Madie Ferere and cannot imagine my life without them. Madie’s Pilates knowledge is amazing and she pushes me hard-but in a good way. I am always stronger, taller, and even a little smarter when I leave! Her diverse background is not only interesting but informative to her exercise approach. She is warm, gracious, exacting and always helpful. Madie is an integral part of my commitment to improve fitness. Just wanted to share how happy I am to have this opportunity at RCSC!
Zain HabbooDec 2017
I started seeing Madie in June because I was having back spasms regularly and neither doctors nor my PT were helping in a consistent fashion. Madie immediately figured out why this was happening and has been strengthening me ever since. It’s been a little over 5 months and I ‘ve had less than a handful of spasms. Not only has Madie been working with me to strengthen my core, but she’s also corrected my posture, the way I stand on my feet etc. to the point where I now self-correct all the time! I attribute her attention and experience in this field, to my drastic improvement this year. I so look forward to our weekly sessions and only wish I could squeeze in more!
When I met Madie, my reflux and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were quite severe, to the point of limiting my social life. After completing an assessment of my lifestyle, symptoms, and diet she tailored a comprehensive plan that included relaxation, detox/diet, and exercise. Her reassurances that I would get well gave me the strength to stick to the program and after a year, both my reflux and IBS had pretty much vanished. She is a patient, caring and knowledgeable coach.
Maria Elena Rivera
Madie est une personne charmante à l’écoute de l’autre et de ces souffrances, très réactive, et très professionnelle, même à l’autre bout du monde, en France, ou je vis et d’ou je viens. Je la recommande
Véronique Sarraute
Adela Carrasco
On Complete Detoxification: In October 2014, I joined Madie for the full detox cleanse. Madie spent time with me prior to the begining of the cleanse to carefully explain each step and purpose of the cleanse. It was a wonderful experience, I learned so much about myself; the cleanse helped me to better connect with my body. At the end I felt so light, energized and empowered. I have taken the cleanse and it’s lessons with me; this is not just a one time experience. On Pilates: I had the great pleasure of taking Pilates mat classes with Madie. Madie is a wonderful, caring person and instructor. Her classes were always challenging, but also very uplifting and inspiring. I wholeheartedly recommend her individual classes!
Titiya Tardif
En août 2015, me sentant vieille, grosse et moche, j’ai contacté mon amie Madie pour prendre conseils au près d’elle. Madie m’a envoyé un programme très élaboré pour une détoxe personnalisée sur quinze à vingt jours. Il s’agissait de ma première détoxe, le programme était assez impressionnant et Madie m’a suivi tout du long par Skype ou par mail. Les résultats ont été au dessus de toutes attentes. Je peux dire que grâce à cette détoxe, Madie m’a sortit d’une situation qui m’aurait mené droit vers la dépression. Ce fut une véritable fontaine de jouvence. Suite à cette détoxe extraordinairement bénéfique, Madie m’a envoyé une diète personnalisée à suivre au long court. Je m’applique pour respecter au mieux ses conseils et en ressent quotidiennement tous les bienfaits. Je suis en très bonne santé et lui en suis extrêmement reconnaissante.
Upon performing extensive research on my eating habits and analyzing my anatomy, Madie performed a comprehensive nutritional program specially tailored for my needs. It has helped me greatly. I have learned a lot and now I feel much better. I fully recommend her services. In addition, she’s a lovely coach!
Claudia Gutierrez
Thanks to Madie I learned how to eat properly. Learned how to get vitamins from fresh fruits and vegetables, how to combine food to get a better balance and good diet! Was a great experience!!! I recommend her!!!
Aline Uwimana
Nicole Hochschild
Inspired by Madie’s personality and a inspiring leaflet about her services, I decided to contact her for a 5-day detox. A little nervous about my decision, I entered her studio in her apartment in Bogota for my first consultation in October 2014. I was taken into another world, calm and comforting, and I felt happy to be launching into this adventure. First assessing my nutritional habits seemed like an important step. Then, Madie kindly and eloquently explained the all the details of the detox and also gave me many useful tips. I was happy that she was supportive until I was ready to start. During the 5 crucial detox days, I much appreciated being in touch with Madie, sharing the experience and asking questions. It turned out to be a wonderful experience and would immediately repeat the detox with Madie. Most important, I highly recommend her.
Jen
At times it is difficult to overcome the vicious circle of eating poorly, being tired and losing motivation. Madie helped to get me back on track by giving me the support I needed and a diet that was simple enough to follow immediately and filling and delicious enough to keep me motivated. I could not have done it without her consistent support.

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