Instructors In Our Collective

Peggy Wallin-Hart

Peggy Wallin-Hart

Founder & Director of Continuing Education

As a movement educator with over 20 years of experience, Peggy brings an intimate understanding of the body and a playful creativity to her work.

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Maeve Yore

Maeve Yore

Owner & Director

A session with Maeve will include dynamic movement, a focus on breathing, and a good dose of humor that will leave you just a bit sweaty and with your muscles humming.

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Philippa Anderson

Philippa Anderson

Senior Pilates Instructor

Philippa’s interest in movement education stems from her own experience as a dancer and a student of bodywork.

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Lucy Simic

Lucy Simic

Pilates Instructor

Lucy came to the study and teaching of Pilates through her practice as a dance and theatre artist.

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ellie kusner

ellie kusner

Senior Pilates Instructor

Ellie is a movement professional working as a freelance professional dancer, dance educator and Pilates instructor.

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Amy Baumgarten

Amy Baumgarten

Pilates Instructor

Amy holds a B.A. in Dance Performance from University of Maryland Baltimore County. She completed her Pilates certification in 2008 and has been teaching ever since.

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Marilyn Maywald

Marilyn Maywald

Pilates Instructor

Marilyn is a professional dancer and Pilates instructor working in New York City since 2007.

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Kay Ottinger

Kay Ottinger

Pilates Instructor

Kay believes that Pilates empowers the mover.

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Kirsten Adler

Kirsten Adler

Pilates Instructor

Kirsten’s passion to explore the parameters of dance led her to explore various movement modalities, including: Pilates, Gyrotonic, yoga, Alexander Technique, and the Bartenieff Fundamentals.

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johanna meyer

johanna meyer

Senior Pilates Instructor

Johanna recently graduated with an MFA in Dance from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Roz Newman

Roz Newman

Pilates Instructor

Rosalind received her Pilates training through the Physical/Mind Institute and has studied Pilates extensively with such esteemed master teachers as Kathy Grant and Robert Fitzgerald.

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Anne Vick

Anne Vick

Pilates Instructor

Originally from Denver, Colorado, Anne came to New York to study Dance and Theatre at New York University where she earned a BFA in Performance and a BA in English.  Her love for Pilates began early when she was introduced to it as part of her training with Colorado Ballet.

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Mandy Chan

Mandy Chan

Pilates Instructor

Mandy Sau Yi Chan is originally from Hong Kong, received a BFA in Dance at The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and her MFA in Dance at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. 

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Emily Gayeski

Emily Gayeski

Pilates Instructor

Emily was introduced to Pilates in 1995 while earning her BFA in Dance at the North Carolina School of the Arts.

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Jen Bleier

Jen Bleier

Pilates Instructor

Jen is a somatic educator specializing in Pilates, GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS®. She is also a Certified Pre-Trainer in the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® modalities.

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