PILATES STAFF

 

Erin Rivera-Brennand, Certified GYROTONIC® Instructor; Professional Ballerina

Erin joins the Movement Arts Center with 12 years of professional ballet experience. As a professional dancer, Erin performed with the Texas Ballet Theater for eight seasons as well as the Bruce Wood Dance Company, Ohio Ballet and most recently performed for two seasons with the Los Angeles Ballet. She was introduced to GYROTONIC® body conditioning through her career in ballet, and subsequently began a second career as a certified GYROTONIC® instructor. She trained with International Master Instructor Lisa Marie Goodwin, and continues to become proficient in all aspects of the GYROTONIC® Expansion System. Not only is GYROTONIC® a perfect compliment to the rigorous demands of professional ballet, but also it is the ideal total body-training regime that enhances all areas of life.

 

Tiffany Monroe-Certified Pilates

and GYROTONIC®Instructor

Tiffany grew up dancing and performing. She attended UCLA school of dance and earned  a degree in dance and film. After graduation she was asked to perform in New York city,  where she lived and worked until 2003. During that time she became a personal trainer  and was certified in the Pilates Method in Manhattan. Since 2007 she has been rehabilitating clients at Movement Arts Physical Therapy. Because of various injuries she specializes in the therapeutic and rehabilitative qualities of Pilates. In May of 2015 she also became a certified GYROTONIC® level 1 instructor in order to expand her skills in rehabilitation and restoration of movement.

 

Gretchen Johnson-Certified Trainer GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM®, Professional Opera Singer, Author, Owner “Body In Tune LA”

Gretchen Johnson is a singer, actress, coach and author of “Body In Tune, 9 Keys In Quantum Living.” She began training in the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® method to enhance her singing and strength, and became a certified trainer because of profound, long lasting results in increased suppleness, strength and mobility. She calls the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® method the “Fountain of Youth.” During a performance career spanning more than 35 years, she has performed a variety of traditional works as well as premiered many contemporary pieces written specifically for her. She is also the creator of “Breathing in Tune,” group classes featuring easy, simple techniques for intentional breathing to lower stress and enhance physical mobility.

GYROTONIC®  Training:
GYROTONIC ® Pre-training
GYROTONIC ® Level 1 Foundation Course
GYROTONIC ® Level 1 Update
GYROTONIC ® Applications for the Pelvic Girdle
GYROKINESIS ® Essentials, A Journey of Spinal Motions toward Level 1
GYROTONIC ® Archway Level 1