Bianka Steinfeldt, originally from Austria, started taking ballet and movement classes when she was six years old. She danced in the cities of Bregenz, Dornbirn, and Vienna. She also holds a business and design degree. Bianka was introduced to Pilates after experiencing health issues and fell in love with the method. Movement heals!
After moving to the United States, Bianca discovered Power Pilates, which uses the classical Pilates method with flow and she received her mat and full-equipment certification. Following, she successfully completed a two-year Pilates Master Mentor Program with Pilates Elder Lolita San Miguel and is now a second-generation Pilates Master.
Bianca’s passion for movement and healing led her to become a certified Integrative Movement Specialist (IMS). She is also ELDOA-certified (Elongation Longitudinaux avec Decoaption Osteo Articulaire). The ELDOA technique uses innovative exercises and postures to relieve pressure and increase blood flow in the body. Bianca incorporates these methods into her practice. She is also a Reiki Master and is trained in Access Bar/Access Foundation techniques and Sattva Meditation, which she studied in the Himalayas in India. Bianca is always seeking new challenges and continues to extend her education from venues around the world.
March 2023 Cruise Classes:
ELDOA – Myofascial Stretching
“ELDOA” is a French acronym for Elongation Longitudinaux avec Decoaption Osteo Articulaire, which largely translates to myofascial stretching. The ELDOA method, created by world-renowned osteopath Guy Voyer, DO, consists of postures that target specific joints or spinal segments to relieve pressure and restore blood flow. Benefits include increased flexibility, improved muscle performance and tone, reduced stress and joint inflammation, improved posture, relieved chronic and acute back pain, improved awareness and overall wellness. Join me for this inspiring group class.
Love Yourself Movement Meditation
I invite you to first make yourself uncomfortable to become comfortable with yourself. There is a saying: “True happiness comes from within. You are the only one who can make yourself happy.” Let’s move together to open our hearts to a greater degree for ourselves and others, and then find the quietness for expansion.
Reiki Chakra Meditation
Chakra (cakra in Sanskrit) means “wheel” and refers to energy points in your body. They are thought to be spinning disks of energy that should stay “open” and aligned, as they correspond to bundles of nerves, major organs, and areas of our energetic body that affect our emotional and physical well-being. By meditating on the chakras, our universal life force energizes these centers, providing deep relaxation, healing, and strength. In this class, you will learn the proper hand placement for each chakra. Through guided meditation, you can create a feeling of well-being and strength.
Pilates, Level I & II
Joseph Pilates created the fundamentals of Pilates over one hundred years ago. This mat class incorporates his teaching of mat work to both beginner and intermediate students. We will follow his principles and add some creativity to the class. Your body alignment will improve to enhance breathing, circulation, flexibility, balance, muscle tone, energy, and mental concentration.
Pilates mat work also helps with the prevention of, and the recovery from, injuries, by letting your mind and body connect with every breath and movement.
Anti-Aging Face Yoga
Did you know that your face has forty-three muscles and keeping them toned has a positive physical and mental effect. Face Yoga can help you feel happier, look younger, and maintain an ongoing youthful glow. In this class, you will learn The Danielle Collins Face Yoga Method. In just minutes per day, this system will give you the look of your best younger you naturally. This is a holistic practice, which uses facial exercises and massage, acupressure, and relaxation to help activate collagen production and muscle tone in your face. Looking forward to sharing this with you!
Reiki Movement Meditation
The three-in-one Reiki movement meditation technique, balancing body and mind, deftly combines the healing powers of yoga, tai chi and quantum touch, to name a few. These modalities employ some form of meditation as an important component for treatment at the physical, mental, and emotional levels. What keeps Reiki movement meditation apart from other meditation forms is its unique ability to strengthen the inner healing capability of the practitioner, you.
In this class, you will be incorporating gentle movements and dances followed by a guided meditation and Reiki.
Individual Consultations and/or Treatments Available:
Private Pilates Mat Work
A private or semi-private mat work Pilates session is intended to train the individual in proper form and alignment in specially tailored exercises. If you are healthy and fit, one-on-one training can help you go to the next level! If you have neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee, or ankle problems, osteoporosis, or have had recent surgery and other medical concerns, a personalized Pilates program can be an excellent way to help you get back to optimal health. Some props such as the magic circle, fitness ball, small ball, foam roll, light weights and tera bands will be used.
$150/person, 60 minutes
$210/couple, 60 minutes
Private Posture Alignment Session
In this session, we will take a closer look at your posture from your feet to your head. Bianka will help you to understand your body better and “reprogram” it with customized exercise and fitness techniques, thus relieving pain and allowing you to function better in daily life.
Bianka works with clients who:
- are limited by pain or discomfort when working out
- want to improve performance in everyday life
- are recently discharged from surgery or physical therapy and wish to safely return to an exercise program
Bianka is invested in helping you reach your physical fitness goals. This means improving your strength, endurance, and flexibility while ensuring healthier patterns in your everyday life.
$150/person, 60 minutes
$250/couple, 60 minutes
Reiki Treatment With Crystals
Balance YOUR healing energy with Reiki and crystals. Reiki was developed over 100 years ago in Japan. These treatments replenish, reawaken, and balance the natural healing energy of the body. Reiki nourishes all parts of you – body, mind, and spirit, which can become weakened due to stress, poor diet, emotional attachments, and other issues. Picture the rings on a tree trunk. Each ring can tell the story of that tree’s life just as your muscles reveal your past health. Let Reiki help you open the old and start receiving the new you, or better said, the “You” that you always have been.
Crystals have been used for healing throughout history. Crystals work
with the human energy field and can move, absorb, focus, direct and diffuse energy within the body. Working with crystalline energy helps the body find its natural rhythm.
$150/person, 60 minutes
Reiki Level I & II Certification
In this first and second of three Reiki levels, referred to as Reiki I and II or “Shoden” in Japanese, you will learn the Reiki history, how to perform self-Reiki, and how to give Reiki to someone else. You will be attuned for life to the Reiki energy. Bianka Steinfeldt, Master Reiki, will take you through this two-day program using the therapeutic technique of the founder, Mikao Usui.
To prepare for the class and to balance your mind and body, avoid alcohol that dulls the mind and high protein food that requires energy for digestion. Eat fruits and vegetables that are easily digested and drink plenty of water. Avoid caffeinated drinks that cause the mind to be overactive. Keep an open mind even though you may have questions. Just enjoy the experience you are giving yourself!
Session accommodates 2-4 people
$320/person, two sessions, each two hours
Book your One-on-One Consultations, Treatments, and Group Workshop for the March 2023 Cruise: