11 Annapolis Street, Suite A
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

A Unique Pilates and Wellness Retreat

Event will include Pilates class, Pilates workshop, Pilates demonstration, Pilates history, guest speaker, meditation and lunch.


Hosted by Bella Sinergia, LLC and Excel Pilates Annapolis, Inc.
Saturday, November 4, 2017
9 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Glenwood, MD

Event will include Pilates class, Pilates workshop, Pilates demonstration, Pilates history, guest speaker, meditation and lunch.  Registration fee also includes a Pilates mat for each participant.

This event is designed for Pilates students of any level.   Note, if you are pregnant, this event is not recommended.  If you have significant physical limitations or health issues, it is recommended that you register for one on one sessions at the studio vs. participate in this group event. 

The retreat fee is: $195 and is due upon registration.  
This is a non-refundable registration fee. 
Registration deadline: October 23, 2017
There are minimum and maximum enrollment requirements.
Once registration is received along with payment, a confirmation email with additional event and registration information and address will be sent to registrants.  


Retreat Staff

kerry.jpg Kerry De Vivo,

Owner of Excel Pilates Annapolis, Inc.

Learn more about Kerry on Our Teachers page.







Stella Fanzone, MS, CNS, LMTstella.jpg
is a dedicated fitness and health professional for over 35 years, advocating and providing integrative lifestyle strategiesin an ever-changing world. She founded Bella Sinergia, LLC, in 2012 – a unique private studio dedicated to health and wellness – where clientele choose from a diverse menu of integrative fitness and health options to enhance the quality of their lifestyle. Through personal consultation and hands-on training, Stella guides her clients to improved strength,flexibility, balance, relaxation and nutrition.
Her degrees & certifications include:
•Master’s Certification in Pilates from The Pilates Center, Boulder, CO
•Master’s of Science in Nutrition and Integrative Health from the Maryland University of Integrative Health
•Certified Nutrition Specialist from the Board for Certification of Nutrition Specialists
•Certified Bodywork Therapist from the Maryland State Board of Massage Therapy
•Certified Practitioner and Instructor of the Ohashiatsu® Program from The Ohashi Institute, New York, NY
She is soon to complete the Nutrition Response Testing®– Route to Clinical Mastery Program from Ulan Nutritional Systems, Inc, Clearwater, FL
Additional instructor certifications that add to the diversity of client options for fitness and health improvement:
•Active Isolated Stretching
•Group Fitness
•Personal Training
•TRX and Barre

Stella is a motivating speaker and educator serving diverse business and community
populations seeking improvement in the overall health and wellness of their employees or
membership teams. She possesses a passion for crafting solutions as a welcomed
adventure for individual and group success.
Stella can be reached at stella@bellasinergia.com or 443-745-3145.


  • 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Arrival, retreat check in
  • 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome and tour
  • 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Pilates Workout Levels A & B
  • 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. Pilates Workshop Levels A & B
  • 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Guest Speaker, Julie Reisler  HUNGRY FOR MORE: FINDING REAL FULFILLMENT Increase your body wisdom around food, nourishment and satisfying your real cravings
  • 2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Pilates demonstration/questions/Pilates history
  • 3:15 - 4:00 Meditation
  • 4:15 - 4:45 p.m. "Clara Stretches" (Pilates) on front porch
  • 4:45 - 5:00 p.m. Closing remarks and surveys

Above times/events are subject to change.

No photos or videos will be permitted during workouts or workshops.
All events will start on time.
There is additional registration that will occur on site during the registration portion of this event.






Guest Speaker: Julie Reisler

HUNGRY FOR MORE: FINDING REAL FULFILLMENT Increase your body wisdom around food, nourishment and satisfying your real cravings

Author and Life Designer® Julie Reisler, is the founder and CEO of Empowered Living, a Life Design and personal development company.  Julie has a Master's Degree in Coaching and more than 12 certifications in health and wellbeing.  Author of, Get a PhD in YOU: A Course in Miraculous Self-Discovery, Julie authentically shares the extensive personal-growth wisdom that came from her own struggles with body image, relationships, and feeling "not enough.” Julie is also in the short film, Hungry For More, soon to be an online course, where she shares openly about her journey with emotional overeating to finding out what really makes you full. As a speaker, coach, author and faculty member at Georgetown University’s coaching program, Julie is enamored with helping you to master your inner world so you can master your outer world. She is a mama of two, step-mama of one, happily remarried, and in love with her very imperfect life. For more info on Julie, go to juliereisler.com