Barbara Hoffer

Pilates Instructor

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Certified Pilates Instructor, Physical Mind Institute
Certified Golf Conditioning Specialist
Certified Post-Op Exercise Specialist, Pink Ribbon Program
Certified Massage Therapist
Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor

Barbara Hoffer has over 20 years experience training and coaching others to do and be their best. Barbara offers fun and varied routines to help connect the mind, body and spirit of a golfers, desk jockeys and weekend warriors—allowing them to live and play better than ever before.

When her corporate career left her body a “wreck” due to constant travel and undue stress, Barbara turned to Pilates in 1997. Training with The Physical Mind Institute of NYC gave her a body of knowledge from which to help others undo the negative side effects of a stressful and sometimes sedentary lifestyle.” As a golfer who’s passionate about helping others play pain free, Hoffer certified as a Golf Conditioning Specialist with Deanna Zenger, Executive Director of Hole in One Pilates International and Sarah Christensen of the Butch Harmon School for Golf.

Designing functional fitness programs for anyone following injury or surgery to the shoulder, knee or hip is one of Hoffer’s gifts. As a breast cancer survivor, she’s compassionate about “helping others gain and maintain a healthier body at each stage of life.” A resident of Oakland, California and native Texan, Barbara and her partner, Matthew share his son, Jonathan, who lives in San Francisco.


Pilates for Golf, Cancer Rehabilitation