Apr 2021 | Port Jefferson, NY
“Gratz apparatus is about quality, legacy and artistry. Working on Gratz apparatus connects us to the authentic work of Joe Pilates. It shows our clients how much we value them. When I enter my studio, I always feel inspired looking at this equipment that is built to last a lifetime, or more, and allows me to transform the bodies, minds and lives of my clients.”
- Vivian Piccone Jung - Owner & Instructor
Authentic Method Pilates Studio
About Vivian Piccone Jung
Founder and Owner of Authentic Method Pilates Studio
Vivian was born with a love of movement and great curiosity about the body. She has a degree in interior design and is certified in both Romana’s Pilates in New York under Sari Mejia Santo and Authentic Pilates from The Pilates Studio Brasil under direction of Inelia Garcia.
Vivian spends hundreds of hours every year continuing her education. She is grateful to Inelia Garcia, Sari Mejia Santo, Cynthia Lochard, Juanita Lopez, Cynthia Shipley, Anthony Rabara, Jerome Weinberg, Yuka Tomita, Jamie Trout, Nancy-Jean McNamara, Jeanne Gross, Javier Pérez Pont, Esperanza Aparicio Romero, Sabina Formichella, Ivo and Cornell and all of those who guided her through her certification. She is also grateful to Marjorie Oron, Tamika Walker, Javier Velazquez, Jose Miguel Garcia, Alejandra Garcia, Carole Frazer, Deborah Lessen, Madeline Black, Irene Dowd, Eric Franklin and so many other teachers who have shared their knowledge with her over the years.
Vivian loves seeing her client’ bodies transform and become younger and healthier though the practice of Pilates.
About Chrissy Picarello - Senior Teacher
Chrissy is a Romana’s Pilates certified teacher. She is passionate about helping her clients change their lives through Pilates. She continues to expand her knowledge of Pilates and her ability to help her clients with ongoing continuing education and personal lessons from amazing teachers all over the world. Chrissy believes that the mind/body connection is transformational and teaches her clients to incorporated it into all aspects of life. Chrissy feels that working on Gratz apparatus is the only way to harness the true power of the Pilates system and create the magic of Pilates Method.
About Daniel Azambuja - Guest Instructor
|Daniel has his undergrad degree in Physical Education and graduate degree in Exercise Physiology. He began his career in fitness in 1992 with aerobics, step and stretching. He fell in love with the Pilates method when introduced to it through Inelia Garcia. He completed his certification under Romana Krysanowska in 2005 at the Pilates Studio Brasil, directed by Inelia Garcia. Daniel continues to work in São Paulo, Brasil but also teaches classes and private sessions for AMP online. Dani always finds creative ways to work with each person to bring them to better health in body, mind and spirit.|
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