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The mission of Stillness Academy is to nurture the holistic development of our students, for the good of the people and planet around them. We strive to impart a deep and ethical understanding of their responsibility to the world, and empower students to live through love, confidence, patience, and strength. 

We use progressive training methods to provide instruction and training to

children, teens, adults, and seniors at our facility in Beaufort, SC and through online media.


Learning at Stillness is a unique experience:

  • Rigorous physical training

  • Holistic Health Education

  • Small class sizes for individualized instruction within group sessions 

  • Emphasis on discipline, compassion, and confidence through fitness, martial arts,  teamwork, and community service

  • Family-family environment that encourages interactive learning between students of all ages

  • Special  events, certification courses, trips, and growth through competition

Our lessons encompass a variety of methods from diverse fields of study,

to help our students define and achieve success in their own lives.

Meet The Instructors


Cesar Clavijo

Cesar is a Holistic Health Professional, Martial Artist, and Founder of Stillness Academy.

As a Staff Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, he served in Iraq and returned to a career as a musician, making the transition to Stillness in 2009. 


  • Head Instructor - Stillness Koncepts

  • Holistic Lifestyle Coach - The Chek Institute

  • Coach - GOATA Locomotive Systems

  • Gracie Survival Tactics Instructor  - Gracie University

  • Black Belt - Roy Dean Academy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

  • Black Belt - Marine Corps Martial Arts

  • Circular Strength Training Coach - RMAX International

  • Kettlebell Instructor - RMAX International

  • Kettlebell Coach - The American Kettlebell Club

  • Staff Sergeant - United States Marine Corps


Megan Howe

Megan is the Director of Admissions and head of Instructor Development here at Stillness Academy. 

She oversees the development of our Instructor Certification Programs, and serves as the main point of contact between families and the Academy. A native of Beaufort, SC, she joined the Academy in 2013.   


  • ​Founder, MPowered Stillness School of Yoga

  • E-RYT 500 Yoga Instructor

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Stillness Academy

2219 Prince Street 

Beaufort, South Carolina, 29902

(843) 575-0961

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