Classical Pilates Italia
The Classical Pilates Convention Rome 2018 has been organized by Cristina Pintucci’s Classical Pilates Italia. We spent 4 amazing days working hard but in total harmony, an atmosphere of great positivity has been created, the desire to work hard constantly with a smile on the lips. The feed backs were more than enthusiastic both from the presenters and from the participants.
Dorothee VandeWalle teaching “The Challenge Of The Advanced Reformer”
Romana Certified Teacher. Dorothee VandeWalle is recognized as one of the leading teacher-trainers and master Pilates instructors in the world. Dorothee has been teaching Pilates for over 20 years and has trained individuals at all levels of fitness from elite athletes to injured and/or older clients. She started teaching in New York City with Romana Kryzanowska and was a teacher-trainer for Romana's Pilates for over a decade before starting her own training program. Dorothee teaches in the tradition of the original, authentic Pilates method. She enjoys teaching instructors and practitioners from all different backgrounds and believes that anyone can benefit from authentic Pilates training.
Originally from Belgium, Dorothee started dancing at the age of seven and was trained on scholarship at the Institute für Buhnentanz. She danced professionally for over ten years in Europe and the United States. She's been teaching in Seattle since 1993 and has had her own studio since 1999. (Source)
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MeJo Wiggin teaching “Cadillac To Correct Imbalances”
Romana would often refer to her work as "poetry in motion" and gave MeJo a Gold Card in recognition of her advanced abilities. She was one of three female artists Romana selected to film Romana's Pilates Mat DVD series and Romana on Pilates: The Legacy Edition. MeJo is featured in Pilates Revealed with Jay Grimes and she hosted/produced her own videos 20 Minutes, Twice a Week and The Gratz Arm Chair.
MeJo taught full time at her own Pilates studio in central Greenwich Connecticut for over 13 years. She quickly became recognized by doctors and chiropractors for her ability to rehabilitate injuries through the Pilates Method. It was not uncommon for doctors from the prestigious New York Hospital for Special Surgery to refer their patients to MeJo. Often, it was used to help the ailments of patients in attempt to avoid surgery.. In addition, many professional athletes, celebrities, actresses and supermodels continue to seek MeJo's hands-on sessions to keep their bodies in peak performance.
MeJo is still a strong advocate and example of the Classical Pilates Method. She is an ambassador of Gratz Industries – Joe Pilates original equipment manufacturer, teaches at three Pilates Training Schools in the U.S., and have developed a Continuing Education course "The Classical Syllabus", for pilates instructors worldwide looking for a better understanding and application of the Classical Pilates Method. MeJo still teaches private sessions, but her mission is to continue teaching seminars and educating Pilates instructors worldwide in the many benefits of the Classical Pilates Method.
Brett Howard teaching “The Wunda Chair”
Brett Howard is the Director of Education of the United States Pilates Association™ and a Senior Teacher of Teacher of the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program. The United States Pilates Association™ is a licensee of the Authentic Pilates™ Method of Body Conditioning, as well as the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program- the first and oldest Pilates professional training program in the world. He is a Guest Teacher Trainer for the Authentic Pilates Education Teacher Training Program Australia. He is a Co-Founder and is the Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Pilates Youth Organization. He is an Owner and Director of the Pilates Studio the Pilates Haus.
Brett Howard was certified by the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska in 1998, he has been a Teacher of Teachers for the program since 2003. He has trained extensively with Pilates Elders Mary Bowen, Jay Grimes and Lolita San Miguel, as well as Master Teachers Bob Liekens, Sari Mejia Santo, Kathy Corey, Carey Regan, Blossom Crawford, Deborah Lessen and Steve Giordano. He is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher. He is a co- author of the book Pilates for Children and Adolescents and a contributing essay author of the book Voices of Classical Pilates. He is featured in the Pilates book, The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning by Sean P. Gallagher and Romana Kryzanowska and has appeared and contributed Articles in Pilates Style Magazine. He is "Distinguished Instructor" and “Legacy Curator” on Pilates Anytime and is featured on Pilatesology, both are global online Pilates Studios, created for people all over the world to explore Pilates with highly skilled, well-trained instructors.
Brett Howard has taught workshops all around the United States as well as Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, England, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Spain. He is recognized in the Pilates industry as an expert in the Joseph Pilates Archival Exercises, and teaches them around the world. He has created a Pilates curriculum for children that can be implemented in schools as well as the private sector.
Brett Howard holds a M.A. in Dance Education from New York University Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development and a B.F.A. in Dance from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. He has done a large amount of coursework in Anatomy and Biomechanics, training under Irene Dowd, Lynn Martin and Sean P. Gallagher.
Brett Howard has danced for the Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, Mary Seidman and Dancers, Stephan Koplowitz, Tarin Chaplin, Hemiko Minota, Renata Celichowska, Susan Koff and the Faun Dance Troupe. He is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of the Dance Company Brett Howard and Company, which he founded in 2001.
Pilates Teacher, PMA® – CPT
Co-Founder, Director of Education and Senior Teacher of Teachers, United States Pilates Association® LLC
Co-Founder and Board Vice President, Pilates Youth Organization
Founder and Director, The Pilates Haus
Brett Howard Pilates
The Pilates Haus
Gratz Featured Studio
The Star On The Universal Reformer
On The Universal Reformer
Jerome Weinberg teaching “Combinations”
Jerome Weinberg studied the Pilates method in 1998 alongside Roman Kryzanowska - student of Joseph Pilates recognized as the sole custodian of the original Pilates method - along side in workshops and seminars around the world. Practice numerous disciplines including martial arts, gymnastics, yoga and ballroom dancing.
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Moses Urbano teaching “Combinations”
Moses Urbano is a world-renowned Pilates Instructor and Trainer for “Romana’s Pilates,” who works with private clients, professional athletes, student apprentices, and other Pilates teachers since he completed his certification in 1999 under the direction of Romana Kryzanowska at The Pilates Studio of New York.
Moses was a dedicated student of leading Pilates disciple Romana, and had the great privilege of assisting her on teaching tours throughout the United States and Internationally. He consulted for Stamina Products at “Super Shows” and on QVC, taught for GAIAM Pilates, has been featured in San Diego Magazine, Majestic Living, PilatesStyle, IDEA Fitness Journal, and various international publications and appears as a featured performer in “Romana on Pilates-The Legacy Edition.”
Known for his dynamic and hands-on Pilates teaching style, Moses currently works at S6 Fitness and other studios in San Diego and Los Angeles. He keeps his own practice on the cutting edge by remaining forever a student, studying with his fellow teachers and Instructor trainers at Romana’s Pilates.
"Romana taught me “Contrology” - that’s what Joseph Pilates called his work. I see it is an art form of movement and believe it is the best way to naturally cleanse the body of impurities and replenish it with vibrant energy. It also happens to be a great way to exercise." ~ Moses Urbano
Il Pilates è un metodo di allenamento assolutamente globale, che si avvale di oltre 600 esercizi eseguiti con particolari macchine e a corpo libero. Corpo e mente si integrano sviluppando una consapevolezza corporea mai sperimentata prima, donando una profonda sensazione di benessere fisico e mentale.
"Presso questo centro è possibile seguire il programma di formazione degli insegnanti ed effettuare il tirocinio per la certificazione".