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Something for Everyone


Inspirational Truth & Humor


Told through dance, music, film and spoken word, Stephanie Herman performs a world premier multi media piece: Ballerina: A One-Woman Play tells the story of the birth of a career, while weaving in behind-the-scenes stories of dedication, injuries, success and triumph.

Awarded at the "Hollywood Independent Filmmaker Awards and Festival" (Gold Award), International Independent Film Awards (Gold Winner), "Docs without Borders" (Award Of Exceptional Merit: Narration Talent) and Royal Wolf Film Awards (Best Documentary Short),

New Vision Film Festival (Best Documentary Film) and WAVE Finalist

Red Carpet Award Ceremony:

New Vision Film Festival

Amsterdam, Holland

Televised September 26th, 2019

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Ballerina A One Woman Play

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Stephanie offers nation wide and world wide both performances and video screenings with a live Q&A.


Former Principal Ballerina, Stephanie Herman has performed with international superstars such as Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf Nureyev and has worked under legendary choreographers as George Balanchine, Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham. She has been personally trained by the first disciple of Joseph Pilates, Carola Trier and by Gyrotonics Expansion System creator, Julio Horvath.

Stephanie Herman has created over a dozen cutting-edge movement systems over her 40-year career as a dance and fitness innovator, Pilates Master, and Therapeutic Fitness Specialist. 

As a dance coach she has been guest teaching throughout California and New York City.  Her next coaching will be in London 2019.

She has been traveling as a guest Pilates Educator and Master to some incredible places around the world, including the Rancho La Puerta, Pilates Method Alliance Conferences, Equinox LA & NYC, Reebok Sports Club/NY, The Sports Club/LA at Rockefeller Center, Peninsula Spa and Elizabeth Arden Spa in New York, Wellness Center in Hana, Hawaii.

Stephanie teaches workshops, classes and personalized one on one sessions at several venues in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Whether you are looking for a guest teacher to present a workshop or an experienced instructor to educate your team, please fill the form below and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Podcast Interview from
The Wonderful World of Dance

I’ve been a certified and practicing Pilates Instructor since 2023. The foundation of my practice combines the physical with the inner emotional and spiritual journey. By integrating body, breath, movement, and meditative awareness, I’m able to promote awareness of the interdependency of all these aspects in personal health and wellbeing. I use my extensive understanding of the human body and psyche to teach and cultivate an awareness of one’s own practice and life process.

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Photo credit : PilatesAnytime, Azita Gandjei, Leila Beverleigh, John Robbins, Ballet de Opernhaus Zurich, Robert Moss