Tracey Sylvester

Tracey started her Pilates career when she joined EHS as a business manager in 2004. In 2007, She purchased the business from Ellie Herman along with her business partner Nancy Myers, and as of 2016, Tracey is the sole owner of EHS. Tracey has completed her teacher training journey and is currently training as an apprentice. Tracey has dedicated the past 12+ years advocating for small businesses; from brick-&-mortar to sole-proprietors. As a member of the Executive Board of the SF Council of District Merchants, board member of the Mission Merchants Association, and member of both the Valencia Corridor Association and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Tracey has a unique opportunity to effect positive change in the community she calls home. Another of Tracey’s passions is to bring a sense of community to EHS Pilates and give her clients an oasis from the day-to-day city grind. Tracey believes that a Pilates studio can be fully integrated by incorporating a wellness center; focusing on energy, health, and strength. She is also passionate about the EHS Mission Collective with periodic events at EHS; bringing the SF art, music and performance community together to celebrate neighborhood, community and culture. Before her time at EHS, she worked in the optical industry for over fifteen years as a general manager, media spokesperson, new business developer, and a licensed optician. Tracey also worked in the service industry and has a passion for food and wine; volunteering for 18 Reasons and Slow Food Nation which keeps her current in farm to table education and trends in the movement. Tracey is a 20+ year resident of the Mission District and has been dancing for the local go-go dance group The Devil-Ettes, off and on, as The Rebel, since 1998.
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