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.
Audree continually strives to educate herself, recently completing Kinected's Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries program at Mt. Sinai Hospital and is currently working toward her personal training certificate. She is reminded everyday how teaching and practicing has changed her life and wants to share her enthusiasm for Pilates with others.
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 was introduced to pilates 15 years ago and has been a devotee ever since. As a trained ballet and ballroom dancer, she focuses on proper alignment to prevent injury and strengthen the bodies of her clients. She believes that a consistent and patient practice can integrate the mind & body.
Maysa is an Expert Trainer certified through the 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. She aspires to share her love of Pilates by helping others experience how Pilates can transform their entire life – body, mind, and spirit.
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.
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.
Viktoryia is an Expert level trainer, having completed her certification from the Gramercy Pilates Certification Program, who teaches both group classes and private sessions. She began doing Pilates to help her career as a professional runway model. In a short time, she has noticed that Pilates has helped to improve her posture, balance and overall body strength.
Kerttu is an Expert level trainer who received her Pilates Certification 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.
Lucy is an apprentice currently in the Gramercy Pilates Training Program. A native Texan and trained ballet dancer, Lucy began practicing Pilates over ten years ago. While providing a full-body work out in her classes, Lucy is committed to cultivating proper alignment and preventing injury, focussing on stability and length. Lucy is also a professional contemporary dancer, writer, and choreographer.
Being a dancer specializing in contemporary performance, Constantia appreciates the advantages of a strong and healthy body. Pilates is an essential part of her weekly physical fitness routine, helping her maintain both a good physique and a clear mind. Witnessing how Pilates improved her life, she decided to further advance her knowledge at Gramercy Pilates Studio, NYC. Her goal is to help her clients correct their body posture, strengthen and stretch all the muscles of the body but also find the mind and body connection.
Danya is currently an apprentice at Gramercy Pilates NYC. She was born on Long Island, grew up in Manhattan and currently resides in the Hamptons. Danya has always had a passion for fitness. After having many careers, she has found her path in life investing in people's wellbeing. She loves teaching her clients the mind-body connection through Pilates.