Carmen Zeni Pilates Mill Valley

Carmen Zeni is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher and a CoreAlign exercise program instructor. She has been teaching Pilates since 1997.  Carmen is also a massage therapist trained in western-eastern modalities, foot reflexology and has an extensive knowledge in anatomy and physiology. Some of her specialties are: back care, scoliosis, osteoporosis, neuromuscular conditions.

Carmen's teaching objectives are to build up a strong core, establish good posture, promote efficient movement and educate on the inner workings of the body. She works with a wide variety of individuals and uses a hands-on style to encourage good body alignment. Everyone enjoys the private, quite and clean environment of her studio. The one-on-one training allows for optimal results in a calm setting away from the outside world.


Born in Switzerland, Carmen speaks English, French and some Spanish. In her spare time she enjoys nature, hiking and traveling. Now 20 years in Mill Valley, she shares her practice with her husband Yves Lavenne, an Orthopedic Massage Therapist.