Cadence Dubus received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College in Dance, Literature and Int'l Law. She completed two years of undergraduate work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in dance technique and choreography. She is certified in the Steele Method of Mat Pilates and received her Pilates Equipment certification from Bent Studio, NYC. She opened Brooklyn Strength: Pilates and Personal Training Studio on Dec. 18th, 2010 and Brooklyn Strength Cobble Hill September 7th, 2014.
Cadence created the studios to be a haven for clientele devoted to life-long physical health. Cadence believes that in order to truly create change and reach physical goals one must have a range of physical options from high intensity fitness to restorative bodywork. This range allows us the flexibility and support to remain physically sound throughout one's lifetime; challenges and triumphs included. Brooklyn Strength is based on the belief that physical movement, discipline and developed body awareness has the power to change and enhances one's life
For eighteen years, Cadence has been a student of Iyengar, Vinyasa, Hatha and Kundalini Yoga. She is trained in functional anatomy through master Anatomists Irene Dowd and Peggy Gould. She has extensive experience in Alexander Technique, rehabilitative bodywork and was a volunteer at the Acupuncture for AIDS center in Boston, MA. Cadence has studied holistic health, and nutrition for the past 17 years. She is a graduate of the esteemed Northeastern School of Botanical Medicine, Ithaca NY. Cadence is certified to teach Kettlebells, through the International Kettlebell and Fitness Federation (IKFF). She is certified in pre and post natal Pilates through the Kane School/Kinected Center. She regularly attends continuing education workshops, most recently with master Integrative Kinesiologist Tom Myers and Holistic OBGYN Dr. Eden Fromberg on the Female Pelvis, Fascia and Functional Movement.
As a Dancer, she has shown her choreographic work at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts, Champaign, IL, Bushwick Arts Festival SITEFEST, NYC, Chez Bushwick's AMBUSH series, NYC, co-produced an evening length production at the Tank Theater, NYC with collaborator Bryan Campbell, and co-produced, with Caitlin Marz, a daylong performance as part of Bushwick Arts. She continues her professional dance work with regular classes and workshops and plans to continue to produce choreographic work. Cadence lives in South Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY with her Pitbull, Sugar, and a tiny Chihuahua named Pigeon.