Our teachers have been certified by the best Pilates schools in the country. They bring broad experience, contemporary knowledge and dedication to each and every client they teach. Their teaching skills include close observation of your body to make sure you do each exercise with control and precision. They will clearly explain why certain exercises will work for you and together, you’ll create a customized fitness program to fit your needs.

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Ernie Fossa

Ernie is the Founder, Owner, and Director of Gramercy Pilates NYC. When you work with Ernie, be prepared for the most challenging, dedicated and focused fitness session of your life. From Pilates to Kickboxing and everything in between, his education and over 20 years of broad fitness expertise has helped many clients achieve their lofty fitness […]

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Britni Lariviere

Britni has been a mover since she could walk. Growing up in New Hampshire, she trained in all styles of dance and studied Pilates. She also became a teacher and choreographer. Lucky to study her passion as a career, she received her BFA in Dance from the Hartt School at the University of Hartford in […]

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Justine Lackmann

Justine is the Studio Adviser of Gramercy Pilates NYC. “To me, if life boils down to one thing, it’s movement. To live is to keep moving.” -Jerry Seinfeld Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico. Degree: BFA in Ballet Performance from the University of Utah First Experience with Pilates: I first started Pilates as a young dancer. Also, […]

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Audree Morrison

A native of Texas, Audree received her BA in International Studies and Geography from Texas State University. With a long time passion for fitness Audree immediately saw the benefits of improved strength, balance, agility and overall body awareness that Pilates offered. She received her Pilates mat and equipment certification from the Kane School of Core Integration […]

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Dominique Beaumont

Dominique Beaumont came to Pilates through injury over 12 years ago and has since been on a transformative journey discovering the continued effects on her own body as well as her clients. With a background in professional athletics and a particular interest for anatomy and rehabilitation, she has worked alongside some of the best Pilates […]

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Mary Burns Ph.D.

Mary has been an Instructor of movement for almost three decades in colleges and professional dance studios in NYC, Texas and Chicago, including DNA, Ballet Chicago, Joffrey Ballet, and Lou Conte/Hubbard Street Dance. Certified in multiple dance techniques including Simonson and Evans/Bartenieff. Mary is a BASI full apparatus Pilates for Dancers Specialist with a Pilates […]

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Colleen Landwerlen

Colleen originally hails from Dallas, Texas. Her passion for Pilates and fitness sprouted from her 22 years combined in classical dance training, performing, and teaching. In 2006 after earning a B.A. in ballet from Point Park University, Colleen spent her next pre-Pilates years working with Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Bodiography Contemporary Ballet, and Cincinnati Ballet. Thanks […]

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Edlyn González

Edlyn was born and raised in Puerto Rico. Edlyn was first introduced to Pilates by Lolita San Miguel, first generation student of Joe Pilates. As director of Ballet Concierto de Puerto Rico, she required all students to do a Pilates based warm up before ballet class or rehearsal. Edlyn has worked for theatres in Puerto […]

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Jennifer Herrera

Jennifer loves all forms of fitness believing movement is medicine. Her favorites include boxing, strength training and of course Pilates. Seeing exercise not only as a means to physical fitness, she views her workouts as an opportunity to increase mental discipline, set new goals and seek to get to the next level. She strives to […]

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Marissa Boss

Rooted in deep commitment to helping her clients attain their personal bests, Marissa focuses on delivering customized, highly targeted Pilates instruction. As a long-time school teacher, Marissa is exceptional at identifying, understanding and responding to her students’ needs and interests. She believes that with clear direction, guidance and commitment, progress is always possible. After practicing […]

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Rhys Loggins

Rhys is a ballet dancer, Pilates instructor, personal trainer and writer who lives in Brooklyn, NY. A native Texan, Rhys was first introduced to Pilates through his formal dance training over 10 years ago. Rhys offers dynamic and energetic classes focused on proper alignment, re-balancing the body, and building strength and stamina.   “You can’t […]

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Taylor Gordon

Taylor is a certified Pilates teacher, ballet dancer, and writer in New York City. She received her Pilates apparatus and mat certification through Pilates on Fifth, with additional training in CoreAlign, suspension, and The New York City Ballet Workout. She holds an American Council on Exercise Group Fitness certification and has taught all over NYC […]

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Teresa DiMauro

Teresa made the transition from Southern California to New York in order to pursue her love of dance and biology. While in graduate school, she began taking Pilates classes in order to supplement her dance training and overcome a back injury. During that time she fell in love with Pilates and decided to pursue a […]

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Yera Kim

Originally from South Korea, Yera Kim is a student pursuing studies in Physical Therapy. Yera was a skater for 7 years prior to learning Pilates in New York City, after losing 20 pounds without a specific reason. Through Pilates, she earned strength which she never had before and changed her career with a passion of […]

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Hyacinth Bamunuwatte

Hyacinth was introduced to Pilates when she was a young child, after sustaining a dance injury. Amazed by the results of her Pilates-based rehab she began delving deeper into the Pilates methodology and decided to obtain her Teacher Training Certification in Pilates Mat & Apparatus with the Balanced Body University. Additionally, she has completed Pre […]

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Irene Kontalipos

Irene Kontalipos is a native New Yorker. She received a BS in Biology from St.Francis College. She worked in the not for profit sector for several years and then made the switch to Pilates instruction. She received her mat certification from LindaFit Pilates, headed by Linda Farrell, a Romana Kryzanowska certified instructor. She studied apparatus […]