Renee Weingrad

Renee Weingrad, Pilates instructor and studio owner at Scarsdale Pilates

Born and raised in Manhattan in the world of musical theater, Renee spent her childhood studying at the Steps School of Dance. She moved to California and obtained her BA from Stanford University. She studied dance at the School of Humanities and Sciences along with history, anatomy and physiology. In LA, she danced under Maria … Read more

Nicole G

Nicole was born, raised, and educated in the Philippines, where she had a long professional career in dance. In 1993, she came to New York and continued to dance professionally with companies such as Connecticut Ballet, Ballet New York, Tampa Ballet and Ballet Memphis, where she was a principal dancer. Prior to taking her Pilates … Read more

Cathy G

Cathy graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.S. in Education and earned an M.S. in Guidance and Counseling from Hunter College. In 1999, several months after having her youngest child, Cathy first began practicing Pilates at the Center for Movement. As a skier, after many years on the slopes, she went back … Read more

Tara G

A lifelong New Yorker, Tara came to Scarsdale Pilates (formerly Center For Movement) with an interest that quickly turned into a passion. She was initially seeking a low impact toning workout that could possibly help with her scoliosis and was so amazed by the results that she decided to pursue her own career as a … Read more


Adrienne - Pilates instructor at Scarsdale Pilates

Adrienne has been fitness-oriented all of her life, focusing on ballet and tennis in her youth. A stay-at-home mom for many years, she got her personal training and group exercise certifications in 2007. Since then, she has been training individuals and groups with a whole-body approach to strength, balance, flexibility and function. After successfully battling … Read more

Deborah G

As a 25-year veteran in the Health and Fitness industry, developing and maintaining a strong, fit, healthy body requires balance in all areas of your life.  Pilates brings strength and symmetry to all the muscles, large and small, that support our ability to pursue our physical goals.  Health, in mind and body, empowers one to … Read more

Leila R

Leila was introduced to Pilates in 2012, shortly after the birth of her first child. Her goal was to lose the baby weight but in an effective, long-lasting way.After her first private, she fell in love and started training several times a week for the last 8 years. After moving to Westchester in 2016 with … Read more


In 2002, while living in Hawaii, Kirsi began practicing Pilates. Excited and inspired by the power of Pilates to transform her own body, Kirsi traveled to be educated and certified at the renowned Pilates Center of Boulder, CO Upon her return to Hawaii, Kirsi opened her own studio in Kona and also taught at the … Read more

Anna M

Anna first experienced Pilates in 1998 while on vacation at Canyon Ranch in Tucson. Upon returning to New York, she began taking private sessions at Tribeca Bodyworks (now known as Real Pilates) owned by Alycea Ungaro. She connected with the methodology so much that she applied for and was accepted into the Teacher Certification Program … Read more

Lin J

Move better, feel better, live better. That wasn’t how I felt before I started Pilates. My body was falling apart after years of bad posture, sitting long hours in the office, and a sedentary lifestyle. I had neck, shoulder, lower back, and hip issues all at the same time. After numerous doctor and therapy visits, … Read more

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