Our teachers have been educated 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.
Ernie has been teaching the Pilates Method of Exercise since 2004. He’s was certified at the renowned Kane School of Core Integration known for its anatomy and biomechanical approach to fitness. He is experienced in both classical and contemporary Pilates.
As a fitness professional, he has extensive rehabilitation and injury prevention experience working in several Physical Therapy Clinics. He also holds a certificate as a Boxing and Kickboxing Instructor with competitive ring experience and has prepared several athletes for competition in Football, Hockey, Kickboxing and Baseball.
Justine is the Studio Manager/Advisor of Gramercy Pilates NYC. She loves the benefits that Pilates provides, as a form of cross training as well as injury rehabilitation. She is currently working towards becoming a Physical Therapist.
Kim Fielding holds a certificate in both the Balanced Body and The Method Pilates. She has been in the fitness industry for 25 years and has been teaching Pilates for over 10 of those years.
Yuki is a Pilates instructor, contemporary dance choreographer, and Thai Yoga Practitioner. She had performed professionally in musical theaters as a dancer in Tokyo for 7 years before she moved to NY in 1998. She obtained her MA in Dance and Dance Education at NYU, and has certified in Pilates through Kane School of Core Integration where she had taught as an expert instructor for 5 years.
Hyacinth recognizes the symbiotic relationship of art and science in Pilates Methodology and believes that Pilates is a discipline that offers the perfect balance of mind-body fitness. A lifelong fitness enthusiast, Hyacinth works with dedication and commitment to encourage clients to perform at their best.
As a Pilates Instructor, Teresa focuses on alignment and proper biomechanics while providing a full body workout. In addition to her work as a Pilates Instructor, she has recently completed her PhD in Biomedical Sciences.
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.
As a long-time school teacher, Marissa is exceptional at identifying, understanding and responding to her student's needs and interests. She believes that with clear direction, guidance and commitment, progress is always possible.
Bailey is an apprentice teacher from the Gramercy Pilates Teacher Training Program. She was introduced to pilates 15 years ago and has been a devotee ever since. A trained ballet and ballroom dancer, Bailey focuses on proper alignment to prevent injury and strengthen the body. She believes that a consistent and patient practice can integrate the mind & body
Maysa is an apprentice currently in Gramercy Pilates' teacher training program. Her background is as an arts and meditation instructor working with middle and high school students as well as more specialized populations. She wholeheartedly believes the benefits of Pilates extend far beyond a great workout.
Madeline is originally from Venice Beach California. Her fitness roots are in gymnastics, modern dance and ballet, all of which she thoroughly enjoyed as a young adult.
I'm currently an Apprentice and student of the Gramercy Pilates Certification Program teaching both group classes and private sessions. I began doing Pilates to help my career as a professional runway model. In a short time, it's helped my posture, balance and overall body strength. I was so amazed with the results that I decided to share this and become a Pilates teacher.
Everett was born and raised in New Jersey. He received his Bachelors degree from Rutgers University in Political Science and History. He worked for a political organization from 2008 to 2012 before deciding to pursue a career in his other passion, fitness.
Kerttu is currently an apprentice from the Gramercy Pilates Teacher Training Program. An actress and former circus performer, she discovered Pilates through rehabilitation from an injury. Her goal is to help her clients discover the benefits of Pilates through her positive experience. Her teaching focus is to find length and strength in the body.
Graziella Murdocca is an apprentice from the Gramercy Pilates Teacher Training Program. She was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. where she began her training in dance. She graduated from Hunter College with a BA in Mathematics and Dance. As a professional dancer, Graziella discovered Pilates as the key to longevity within her career.