Reformer | Ladder Barrel | Wunda Chair
"Gratz apparatus lets the exercises teach our bodies what they need to learn each day. It properly supports and challenges the body in all the right places no matter our age or experience level. As Joe often said, 'it’s good for the body'!"
About Clare Dunphy Hemani
Clare Dunphy Hemani is a world recognized Pilates teacher, educator, and mentor. Her roots in the field of human movement began at Northeastern University where she earned a BS in Physical Education in 1985, and holds NPCP and ACE certifications. In 1995, Clare began her Pilates studies under Romana Kryzanowska and has since studied with several other teachers. Currently, she serves as an education commissioner for the NPCP. As co-author of the Peak Pilates Comprehensive Education Program, she mentored scores of teachers and teacher trainers between 2001-2013. Clare’s lives in Newburyport, MA where her studio Progressive Bodyworks is located, a unique space where students and teachers worldwide come to study the art of teaching. Committed to preserving the authenticity and tradition of Pilates, her approach is refreshing, inclusive, and supportive. Clare’s audio program Pilates Avatar®, has helped thousands of people gain greater ownership of their practice. Her willingness to share knowledge generously and explain concepts in simple, clear ways is her gift. Clare’s mission is to support the potential in all students/teachers and to keep the spirit of Joe and Romana alive in her work.