Our Instructors

Kara De Geer

 Kara De Geer is a Head Teaching Professional for the Kevin Pease School of Tennis at the Falmouth Sports Center.  She was a USPTA under 30 Professional of the Year, a former nationally ranked player, current tennis director for the Falmouth Academy Summer Sports Camp, and Head coach for the girls varsity tennis at Falmouth High School. Kara is also a Tennis Professional for Woods Hole Golf Club.

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Mary Grauerholz


Mary Grauerholz has taught Stott-Style Pilates for more than 15 years. She has been taking Pilates since 1999, when she injured her back on an extreme backpacking trip. She soon discovered that the key to regaining mobility and health was in Pilates, the regimen developed a century ago by the physical trainer Joseph Pilates. Mary has lived in Falmouth more 40 years. She is a professional writer and considers Pilates a true labor of love. 

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Jen Kano

Jen Kano is an awarding winning photographer that frequently has work selected for juriedshows from Barnstable to Plymouth. She is represented at the the Cataumet Arts Center, is a juried artist member at the Cape Cod Art Center, and judges photography competitions at camera clubs in the Eastern Massachusetts area.

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Gunjan Laborde

Gunjan Laborde is a vibrant aging expert, helping young at heart people who are feeling somewhat stuck, to loosen up, lighten us, and live it up. She has been teaching yoga for more than 50 years and is a certified EFT coach. She is now studying energy medicine yoga and orthopedic yoga so she can better serve her students. Gunjan is also a Certified Tapping into Wealth coach. Her mission is to help people become more conscience of their true wisdom and inner beauty so that they can enjoy life.  

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Patricia Mello

Ms. Mello belongs to numerous estate planning organizations including the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Probate Law Division.  She is also an active member of the National Academy of Elder Attorneys.  The Academy is a professional association of lawyers who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to the elderly.  Ms. Mello applies these goals in her everyday practice.  Ms. Mello’s formal education includes a Bachelor of Science degree, a Masters of Business Administration, and a Juris Doctorate.

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