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Fitness Arts by Jeanne Missey Osgood

Fitness Arts is the creation of Jeanne Missey Osgood, often-described as a Fitness and Wellness Renaissance Woman. Jeanne specializes in Pilates, Yoga, and General Fitness Instruction. Throughout her 35-year career, Jeanne has helped countless others find their inner strength through movement, build their own skills in fitness instruction, and even find their passion and creativity through puppetry.

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Meet Jeanne Missey Osgood

Jeanne is a certified fitness instructor with the American Council on Exercise (ACE), a registered yoga teacher (RYT 500) and a certified Pilates instructor (NPCP), and a member of the Pilates Method Alliance. After receiving her Master of Arts degree in Higher Education from Bowling Green University, Jeanne began developing fitness programs in the higher education setting as well as in small businesses.

In 1999, Jeanne became certified in Mat Pilates. She soon followed this with certification in Pilates Apparatus through PhysicalMind in 2004. Ever since, Jeanne has logged well over 1000 hours in teaching. She has also shared her wisdom with numerous instructors with the Arizona Pilates Academy’s Pilates Teacher Training Program. Her specialties include Innovative Pilates, Yoga on the Pilates Apparatus, Pilates for Seniors, and Pilates Teacher Training. Jeanne truly believes that anyone can become strong and fit at any phase of life. In fact, her personal mantra is “Fitness for a body built to last”.

Jeanne is also the dynamic force behind Fitness Arts, which includes a variety of educational fitness resources for the general public, certified instructors, and anyone in between. You’ll also find touches of Jeanne’s creative side with Puppet Arts performances and puppet making workshops, as well as an online clothing store.