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World renowned pilates instructors

Teacher Trainer at True Pilates East, New York

Jerome Weinberg

Jerome Weinberg is a teacher trainer based at True Pilates East in New York City. Certified in 1998 under Romana Kryzanowska, at her request traveled the world with her assisting and demonstrating at her workshops and seminars for 5 years. Jerome currently travels the world teaching workshops, seminars, and presents at conventions. He can be seen performing on Romana's Legacy DVDS. His background includes martial arts, dance, gymnastics, fitness and personal trainer, yoga, and music.

Classical Pilates Teacher Trainer, Greenwich, Connecticut

MeJo Wiggin

MeJo Wiggin began her Pilates' studies with Master Teacher Romana Kryzanowska, in 1990, and started teaching next to her, in 1995, at Drago’s Gym, in NYC. Certified in 1996, MeJo soon opened her first fully equipped Pilates studio in Greenwich, CT and began collecting students, including celebrities, professional athletes and several dance companies. With great success, she quickly gained recognition from doctors. In 2003, she got the Level III of Teacher Trainer for Romanas’ new school - Romana’s Pilates®. Since then, MeJo has been sought after for her captivating seminars throughout the US, Europe, South America and Asia. MeJo has been training students to become apprentices and administered their practical exams throughout their certification. MeJo is featured in over five DVD’s of the Romana's series and she also produced her own videos. Today, MeJo is a strong advocate and example of the Classical Pilates Method and she helps teachers from all backrounds to better understand and apply the benefits of the Classical Pilates Method.

Director of The Pilates Studio®, Brazil, Chile and Portugal

Inelia Garcia

Always in love with the body and movement, Inelia Garcia begins, in 1994, the Certification in the Authentic Pilates Method with Master Teacher Romana Kryzanowska, who chooses her to start the Pilates Method in Brazil. In 1999, she receives, from her master and Sean Gallagher, the title of the only Authorized Certification Center in Latin America. In 2003, she is named Teacher of Teachers to continue with the legacy of the Method in Brazil. Graduated in Physical Education from the University of Chile, pos-graduated in rhythmic gymnastics, dance, maintenance gymnastics and exercise physiology, creator of Methods of Conscious Stretching and Ballness, Director of The Pilates Studio® Brazil, Chile and Portugal network, Inelia is an entrepreneur, who continues to perpetuate Romana's legacy through the coordination of Certification Courses in the Authentic Pilates Method in Brazil, Portugal and Latin America, as well as being a regular presence in many conferences and conventions around the world.

Director of Bluebird Pilates Studio, Munich

Jean-Claude Nelson

Born in Munich, Jean-Claude Nelson entered the Academy of Music at the age of 7 to study classical and modern ballet. After receiving his state diploma, he was directly engaged by the Bavarian State Ballet and soon after moved abroad to dance as a soloist with the London City Ballet, the Ballet of Monte Carlo and the Ballet of the Opera of Lyon. After intense international touring, Jean-Claude suffered a serious knee injury that forced him to interrupt his career. In this difficult period of life he started to study the Authentic Pilates Method. He began his training in The Hague with Marjorie Oron and worked with Romana Kryzanowska ,Sari Meija Santo among many others. He received his diploma in 2006 from the internationally renowned master teacher Romana Kryzanowska (True Pilates New York, Romanaʻs Pilates). In 2012, he decided to return to his home city of Munich to found the Bluebird Pilates Studio. Jean-Claude has produced a series of Pilates videos that brought him worldwide recognition. He is giving workshops through Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Director of Classical Pilates

Peter Fiasca

Peter’s devotion to Pilates began in 1988, when he took his first class at Wee-Tai Hom’s studio in New York City. As his passion grew, Peter pursued teacher training at Drago’s Gym, receiving certification in 1998 from the legendary master teacher Romana Kryzanowska. Over time, Peter honed his knowledge and teaching with regular lessons from Romana, as well as from master teachers Jay Grimes, Kathy Grant, and other distinguished, traditional instructors. Producer and director of the award-winning Classical Pilates Technique series of six DVDs (2002-2006) and author of the critically reviewed companion book, Discovering Pure Classical Pilates (2008), he has been a frequent guest instructor at training centers throughout the U.S., Europe and South America.

Technical Coordenator of The Pilates Studio®, Brasil

Alfonso Carrillo

Graduated in physical education from the University of Chile. Post-graduated in swimming and physical conditioning. Specializing in anthroposophy, emotional anatomy and Chinese medicine. Graduated as a Pilates instructor from The Pilates Studio® Brazil in 1999. Participant of international conventions and national meetings of Pilates instructors in Brazil. Teacher, instructor, coaching, supervisor, collaborator and technical assistant at The Pilates Studio Brasil. Participant and collaborator of Authentic Pilates Experience 2018 – Brazil.

Director of The Pilates Studio® Brasil, Ipanema

Junior Carvalho

He is a professor of physical education, graduated at the Gama Filho University - Rio de Janeiro. He was certified by Romana Kryzanowska, Sari Mejia and Inelia Garcia in Brazil in 2001. He is director of the only studio accredited to perform the authentic Pilates method in Ipanema by The Pilates Studio® Brasil Authentic Pilates - Inelia Garcia.” He is assistant and collaborator in International Workshops.

Technical Coordinator of The Pilates Studio®, Brasil

Jose Miguel Garcia Leiva

At the end of his graduation in Physical Education, in 2013, in Santiago de Chile, he joins "The Pilates Studio® Brasil " to start the certification process with the teacher of teachers, Inelia Garcia. From 2015 onwards, he joined the coordination team of the Higienópolis school where he attends training for teachers and teaches students. José Miguel accompanies and participates directly in the certification processes in Brazil, Portugal and Chile.

Technical Coordinator of The Pilates Studio®, Brasil

Gustavo de Carvalho e Silva

Graduated in Physical Education from Universidade Paulista. He graduated in Authentic Pilates, in 2007, by Romana Kryzanowska and Inelia Garcia. Worked as technical coordinator for 4 years at The Pilates Studio® Brasil-Authentic Pilates-Morumbi. Currently he is technical coordinator of the Pilates Studio® Brazil-Authentic Pilates- Cidade Jardim. He has been collaborating for 12 years with Inelia Garcia, teaching technical improvement classes for teachers, continuing education program and conventions, as well as in the training of new instructors.