Beth Graziano: Studio Owner/Certified Pilates Instructor
Studio owner and teacher Beth Graziano is classically certified and has been teaching for over 20 years. She studied with, and received her Pilates Guild Certification in 1998 from Pilates "Elder" Romana Kryzanowska who was one of Joseph Pilates' principal proteges. Graziano had the distinct honor to be able to study with Romana from 1992-1998. In addition to studying extensively with Kryzanowska, Graziano has also worked and studied with such renowned Pilates experts as Sari Mejia Santo, Bob Liekens, Leah Chaback-Katz, Alycea Ungaro, Ellie Herman, Shari Berkowitz and Blossom Leilani Crawford. Graziano continues to hone her skills by participating in continuing education workshops regularly.
Graziano studied and taught at The Movement Center, Kingston, NY until 1999, when she left to raise a family and teach at the then newly-formed Centering Studio. Graziano took over ownership, and renamed the studio The Pilates Center in 2012, and is responsible for the initial training of many of the certified Pilates teachers currently practicing in the Hudson Valley.
Kate Fleck: Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified TRX Instructor
Kate began practicing Pilates in 2007 as a means of getting physically active and in an effort to find a mind body connection. She instantly fell in love with the method and the wonderful benefits it provided for her, physically and mentally. After years of regular and dedicated practice she decided that she would love to be able to pass on this appreciation and passion on by becoming a Pilates teacher. She began a 500 hour apprenticeship at Strength & Clarity Pilates in Provincetown Massachusetts in 2009, working under Master Instructor Paul Shaun Edwards and completed her final test out as a Certified Pilates Mat and Apparatus instructor in 2010. Kate received a B.S. in Accounting from SUNY Empire State College, is a certified TRX instructor and has completed several workshops in Aerial Conditioning at the New England Center for Circus Arts. In her free time she enjoys actively enjoying nature, hiking with her dog, running, surfing and snowboarding.
Rita Loguidice: Certified Pilates Teacher,Certified Pilates Mat Instructor, Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Group Fitness Instructor
Rita grew up as a dancer, and at the age of 18 began teaching dance and choreograph for young children. In 1983, she became a Certified Personal Trainer and Certified Group Fitness Instructor. She holds numerous other certifications including Step Areobics and Water Areobics. She is always taking continuing education classes and workshops from leading experts in the field of Pilates, such as Brooke Siler, Juliet Harvey, and Shari Berkowitz, and recently completed her full 600 hour certification with Juliet Harvey at Power Pilates.
Nathalie Fischer: Certified Pilates Instructor
Nathalie Fischer began practicing Pilates in 2006 with the hope of finding relief for her lower back pain. By consistently practicing the method for a number of years, Nathalie felt stronger and more flexible than ever before. Nathalie wanted to share the power of Pilates to others and continue to expand her own knowledge by studying to become a Pilates instructor. Nathalie received her mat certification with Power Pilates in 2013 and her comprehensive certification through Beacon Pilates in 2015, both with Juliet Harvey.When not doing Pilates, you can find Nathalie knitting, hiking with her dogs, and enjoying the bounty of the Hudson Valley.