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Janina is a dedicated and personable wellness professional, fluent in both German and English, with a native British accent. As a dual citizen of Germany and the United States, she brings a unique and rich cultural perspective to her work.




Born to a German mother and an American Cherokee father, Janina was raised in London, where her passion for the arts blossomed. She pursued extensive professional training in musical theater, acting, singing, and dance for over a decade, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts. Upon moving to Los Angeles to further her career, Janina discovered Pilates, which provided the mind-body connection she had been seeking, alongside an excellent workout. She began teaching Pilates part-time in 2014, a journey that eventually led her to open her own Pilates and wellness studio, “Balance Reform,” in 2020. Although the studio had to close later that year due to COVID-19 restrictions, Janina’s commitment to wellness and holistic health remained unwavering.


Additional Qualifications


Janina is also a Certified Reiki Master, offering energy healing sessions that help restore balance and well-being for both people and animals. Her ability to hold space for healing is deeply rewarding and reflects her dedication to the holistic approach to health.


Aspirations and Goals


Driven by a passion for continuous learning and self-improvement, Janina is always exploring new skills and interests. Fascinated by aviation, she decided to pursue a Private Pilot license after taking a discovery flight, further showcasing her adventurous spirit and commitment to personal growth.


Janina’s extensive background in the arts, her expertise in Pilates, and her qualifications in Reiki make her a well-rounded and inspiring leader in the wellness industry. Her unique blend of professionalism and personal touch ensures that her clients receive holistic care that nurtures both body and soul.

Follow her on Instagram: @janinawashington_

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