Tattiana is a 2nd Generation Pilates Teacher. She was designated a “Pilates Master Teacher” and “2nd Generation Pilates Teacher” under the mentorship of Lolita San Miguel, a “1st Generation Pilates Teacher/ Distinguished Elder” who was certified by Joseph H. and Clara Pilates. Tattiana was selected to be one of the few in the world who were mentored by Lolita San Miguel and successfully completed and graduated from the Lolita San Miguel, Pilates Master Mentor Program (PMMP) in December of 2011.
Tattiana is also comprehensively Certified by Polestar Pilates® Practitioner of Studio/Rehab, and a NASM® Certified Personal Trainer since 2003. She became a Faculty member and Presenter of Balanced Body® in 2009. She joins Balanced Body® as a Master Pilates Educator, training future Pilates Instructors and presenting continuing education courses. In August of 2012, Tattiana was privileged to be one of the first Balanced Body Barre Instructors who was taught by it’s founder, Zayna Gold of Boston Body Pilates. In spring of 2013, Tattiana became also one of the first Balanced Body Barre Faculty and Presenters.
Tattiana provides her knowledge from a multitude of backgrounds. A former dancer and soccer player since the age of 4, Tattiana continued her passion for movement and the arts with figure skating, martial arts, weight training, yoga, a fashion and fitness model during her teens and later. She graduated magna cum laude from C.W. Post, Long Island University, with a B.F.A in the Performing and Visual Arts, and received the “Award for Excellence.” Tattiana discovered Pilates in 2001 after suffering injuries and learned from her physical therapist about how Pilates exercises help, strengthen and prevent injury. In 2005,Tattiana opened her own Pilates studio in her home, based on all of her training experiences in Scientific (Rehabilitation), Classical and Contemporary Pilates. She moved from her home studio in 2010 to her first commercial 1,100 sq. ft. location with two Pilates Instructors. In 2013, Gold Coast Pilates had expanded to 3,200 sq. ft., offering two group classrooms for Barre and Pilates equipment classes and a fully-equipped studio for Private training with a hand-picked and mentored staff of nine Instructors. She brought Balanced Body Barre to Long Island and currently teaches classes, individuals, mentors up and coming Instructors, and presents Pilates and Barre instructor trainings. Tattiana is always acquiring knowledge and sharing hers. In 2014, she was selected as one of America’s PremierExperts and is co-authoring a book, Rapid Body Makeover, with John Spencer Ellis.
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