ADRIENE INGALLS-senior instructor
lively + EXPERIENCED + clear + classical
Adriene is a second generation Classical Pilates Instructor, Certified Yoga Instructor, Yoga Therapist and Personal Trainer with over 15 years experience teaching Yoga, Pilates and Personal Training. Adriene currently holds five full pilates certifications as well as certifications in Pilates for Pregnancy, Scoliosis, Rehabilitation and Osteoporosis. Adriene credits the Authentic Pilates Method as the reason why she has never been in pain even though she has Scoliosis and can therefore attest to how truly powerful Pilates is.
Adriene has been privileged to study extensively with two protégées of Joseph Pilates: the late Romana Kryzanowska (3 years) and her mentor, the late Kathleen Stanford Grant (13 1/2 years). As a Master Instructor, Personal Trainer, Movement and Flexibility Specialist, Adriene presents Masterclasses, Instructor Certifications and Workshops in Pilates, Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Functional and Personal Training, Muscle Release Techniques and Post-Rehabilitation throughout the United States and abroad for over ten years. Adriene has also worked closely with several Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Physicians and Physical Therapists for many years in New York.
Adriene is also a Multi-certified Yoga Instructor and Yoga Therapist. She is a former Anusara Yoga Instructor and is certified in the Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Kripalu Styles of Yoga, Prenatal-postpartum Yoga, Yoga for Osteoporosis, Yoga for Heart Disease & Cancer, Thai Yoga Bodywork and Yoga Therapy. Adriene has been extremely successful with hundreds of clients using several types of somatic manual therapy and other bodywork techniques which have been effective in alleviating chronic pain and injury as well as promoting health & wellness.
Adriene's interest in, and extensive study of anatomy, biomechanics, yoga therapy, a variety of bodywork techniques and rehabilitation has led to her specializing in working with Athletes, Musicians, Seniors, people with chronic pain and injuries, Prenatal/Postpartum, Osteoporosis, Heart Disease, Cancer and other special populations. Adriene worked as a Master Instructor for the Spinning Program for over four years certifying hundreds of Spinning Instructors throughout the United States. She was also a Master Instructor for Resistaball and Peak Pilates. Adriene is a NYC Marathoner, Competitive Cyclist and an accomplished Classical Pianist and can be found running, cycling or performing when not doing pilates or yoga.