The Texas Classical Pilates Conference™ - 2017


The Texas Classical Pilates Conference™ is a Continuing Educational Conference developed for instructors and advanced practitioners of ALL teachings and styles. It is meant to further the knowledge and commitment of the Pilates Method and share it with those who want to continue to grow and learn the benefits and nuances of the Classical Pilates System.

Presenters: Alisa Wyatt, Chris Robinson, Simona Cipriani and Dana Santi

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Rate: $595 for the whole weekend. Includes over 20 hours of programming and special events. Up to 16 hours of PMA CECs available (pending)

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  • 10% Off Early Registration - code EARLYREG until December 31, 2016
  • APU extra 5% Off - code ER-APU until August 31, 2016
  • PMA extra 5% Off - code ER-PMA until August 31, 2016



Date: April 28th - 30th, 2017

Location: Historic Hilton Fort Worth, 815 Main Street, Fort Worth, TX 76102, (817) 870-2100

Group Rates starting at $169/night

  • Call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) Ask for Texas Classical Pilates Conference™
  • Book online with the group code: FWCP
  • Reservations



Download: Schedule of events



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About Alisa Wyatt

Alisa Wyatt has been teaching Pilates since 1999 when she left her high-powered publishing job to spread her passion for Pilates. Recognizing there was a need to preserve Joseph Pilates’ original style of teaching, she and her husband Jack created Pilatesology, the only website offering video instruction solely dedicated to classical Pilates. Trained and certified by Romana Kryzanowska, she has also studied extensively with First Generation Teachers Jay Grimes and Kathy Grant. A featured expert for publications such as Departures, Glamour, Shape, New York Magazine and Pilates Style, Alisa trains a range of clients from Olympic athletes to real people who want to perform at their absolute best.


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Wunda Chair
Tree On The Ladder Barrel


About Chris Robinson

Chris Robinson brings great passion and an endless energy for Pilates. Chris was inspired and Certified by Pilates legend Romana Kryzanowska, whom he directly apprenticed with more than 15 years ago. He continues his Pilates education with Master Instructor Jay Grimes, who was also a student of Joseph Pilates. His love for fitness and top level professional experience as a purist in The Pilates Method has garnered clients of all levels including professional athletes, private clients, teachers, apprentices and even Oprah Winfrey, for whom he acted as her personal core coach.

Chris is the author of “The Core Connection” and creator of The S6 Fitness Program based in San Diego, California. His work is in high demand as he travels the world sharing his elite skills in The Pilates Method. He is also a two-time Muay Thai Kickboxing Champion and International Fitness Expert with disciplines in Bulgarian Bags, Sprinting, and Functional Traditional Training.

Chris was a collegiate track and field athlete at San Diego State University, where he earned a degree in kinesiology and he has since lived every day in constant pursuit of peak performance. The Houston native has owned and operated three fitness centers and currently owns The S6 Fitness Center in San Diego. A lifelong athlete and fighter, Chris continues his many years of training with the legendary Saekson Janjira, a Master Muay Thai Teacher. He is a Certified Bulgarian Bags Instructor, and a student of the Inventor of Bulgarian Bags, Ivan Ivanov.

As a purist in Pilates, he is inspired and driven to teach The Method the way Joe intended.

S6 Fitness

Gratz Featured Studio
August 2013

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Leg Springs In The Air With No Springs on Cadillac
Studio Wall Unit With High Mat


About Simona Cipriani

Simona is the owner of the Art of Control and the Educational Director of The Art and Science of Contrology Pilates Training Program. She is a Second Generation Pilates Instructor whom studied extensively with Romana Kryzanowska, becoming a certified instructor of the Authentic Pilates Method in 1993.

Simona Cipriani attended the Feldenkrais Guild’s training in New York City from 2005 to 2009 under the tutelage of Frank Wildman. Since then, she has been working with clients utilizing both private Functional Integration sessions and Awareness Through Movement small group classes.

Art Of Control

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March 2014


Dana Santi

Dana Santi began studying the Pilates method in 1996 in Evanston, IL. She studied under the direction of Juanita Lopez and was certified by Romana Kryzanowska in 1998. After completing her certification, Dana taught at and managed The Pilates Studio of The Midwest at Hubbard Street in Chicago, IL, a certification studio for what was The New York Pilates Studio® and The Pilates Guild™. In 2002, Dana opened The Pilates Core, Inc. in LaGrange, IL. She has always believed that keeping Pilates authentic is what makes a successful studio. In 2004, Dana met and studied with Jay Grimes in Los Angeles, CA. That meeting changed Dana's life and she is honored to borrow every ounce of inspiration and wisdom that he can provide. Dana devotes much of her non-teaching time to studying and networking with other classically trained teachers. With their combined expertise, Dana organizes workshops and conferences devoted to educating participants in the traditional and authentic Pilates method. In 2016, Dana closed down The Pilates Core, moved the studio and rebranded as Dana Santi Pilates. This move has allowed Dana to teach, travel, train and most importantly be there for her kids. Dana can be found teaching classes on Pilates Anytime and currently, Dana serves as Co-Chair and is a founding member of the Authentic Pilates Union.

Dana Santi Pilates Studio

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February 2014

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Fort Worth Classical Pilates |

About Fort Worth Classical Pilates

Fort Worth Classical Pilates is dedicated to maintaining the integrity of teaching the Classical Method of Pilates. We believe the Classical Method is the most comprehensive and effective fitness program for every individual’s body and can benefit every person!

The Pilates Method is a whole system and has been practiced for over 100 years. Men and women of all ages, shapes and sizes have flocked to this work because it makes their bodies feel good! Whether gaining muscle tone and definition, increasing flexibility and range of motion, or even simply gaining confidence, control, and coordination, the Classical Pilates Method is about creating strong minds and strong bodies so that you can continue to live a longer, stronger healthy and active life.

Fort Worth Classical Pilates

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August 2014






2017 - 2018 Pilates Events and Teacher Training Programs
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