Kathryn Ross-Nash, PMA®-CPT, began her classical Pilates training in 1982 and has had the privilege to study with first generation teachers Romana Kryzanowska, Kathy Grant, Sari Mejia Santo, Jay Grimes and Edwina Fontaine. She was a Romana’s Pilates Level 2 Trainer and a Guild Certified Feldenkras Practitioner. She was a principle dancer for ten years with Ballet Hispanico of New York, and often returns to re-stage ballets. She holds a second-degree, undefeated black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Kathryn worked closely with Romana for many years. Romana named her founding Vice- President to her Presidency of the Authentic Pilates Guild. Kathryn often demonstrated for Romana. She is the only woman in both the Romana’s Pilates Mat DVDs, Romana is quoted about Ms. Ross-Nash, saying “her work is like ice cream”, “poetry in motion” and “she is one of her best” – Romana’s “Star of Stars.” Kathryn appeared with Romana in Pilates Style Magazine. She can be found on both Pilatesology and Pilates Anytime. She featured instructor in the premiere issue of Pilates Style, she continues be featured in the magazine and blog She is an often-quoted expert whose advice on the method and its authenticity is sought after worldwide. Known throughout the industry for her purity and devotion to the work, Kathryn’s client list spans the athletic and entertainment industry. In 2016 she was bestowed the honor, by the PTA, to be the first instructor to teach Joe’s work on the Isle of Man at the site of Camp 4, where Joe was interned. She trained students at the Vaganova School, in St. Petersburg, Russia, in Moscow, Chile, Australia, Spain, Russia, Germany, England, Portugal, Scotland, Costa Rica and throughout the United States. Kathryn founded the Authentic Pilates Union and was appointed Chair. She has owned and operated the American Body Tech Pilates Studio since 1992. She is the creator of many innovative workshops including: The Red Thread®, The Add On Mat®, Fix Your Feet™, Connection to the Jump™ and Variations on a Theme – Mat & Reformer™. Her DVD, Kathryn Ross-Nash New York Pilates and books, Fix Your Feet – Using the Pilates Method© and The Red Thread of Pilates – The Integrated System and Variations of Pilates – The Mat© have been acclaimed worldwide. “My favorite thing in the world is to be able to teach the work I believe in so strongly, as my teachers so generously gave it to me,” says Kathryn Ross-Nash.
So many variations and so little time! Unveil the why, what, when and who of choosing the correct variation for the needs of the client. When the purpose of each exercise is focused on, the variation choice is simplified. In this workshop you will learn not only what to choose, but why to use one […]