Deborah Soules, owner of NY PILATES in Brentwood has been teaching Classical Pilates since 1997. Deborah was trained at The Pilates Studio of New York in all the apparatus and mat by Romana Kryzanowska, a protege of Joseph Pilates, along with her daughter Sari Mejia Santo. She is second generation trained Classical Pilates Instructor. She was also trained and tested by Master Teacher Bob Leikens. Deborah was in private practice for 10 years in New York City(The Method of Joseph Pilates) she relocated her practice to California (when she met her husband, Paul) and now has her private studio in Brentwood Ca. She also offers a Beginners Pilates Mat class at Brentwood Yoga Center on Thursdays @ noon.
Deborah, a graduate of Hartford Conservatory of Music, was a professional ballet dancer for most her life before she embraced teaching Pilates. This was an easy transition since both dance and Pilates requires intense core strength. She has numerous dance, film, print and theater credits.
Deborah focuses on working the entire set of core muscles and along with her client, training them to their highest level of fitness. She has taught basketball players, NFL player, competitive cyclists, runners and golfers. Everyone can benefit from taking Pilates, including those with chronic back, joint and feet issues.
Deborah is a Classical Pilates Instructor, adhering to Joseph Pilates original method, a Certified Pilates Instructor, Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and Pilates Method Alliance member.
Her greatest joy is seeing her clients gain strength, flexibility, endurance and leaving with a smile on their face.