Jeannie Di Bon is a Movement Therapist specializing in working with people with hypermobility, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and chronic pain. Originally trained in Pilates, over the past decade her research and study have gone on to encompass biomechanics, anatomy, neuroscience and pain management.
Jeannie has hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and rehabbed her body and mind from chronic pain.
She writes regularly on her own blog and for The Mighty, The Huffington Post and Thrive Global on the subject of chronic illness. She presents for The EDS Society and other charities. Jeannie is also an educator of teachers and therapists in the field of hypermobility. Her digital courses – among them, Movement Strategies for the Hypermobile Client – have proven very popular. In July 2019, Jeannie launched The Zebra Club – a comprehensive collection of movement classes for people with hypermobility, EDS and chronic pain. In November 2021, The Zebra Club became a mobile app.
Jeannie’s first book – Pilates Without Tears, published in 2016 – continues to be sold internationally, receiving outstanding feedback. Her second book, Hypermobility Without Tears, was released in May 2019 and has been endorsed by patients and medical professionals.
Her online course – Strengthen Your Hypermobile Core – has been the subject of a research study between Clarkson University in the United States and UCL in London. It has been the largest study to date into the impact of modified Pilates on the hypermobile patient.