- Socks must be worn when working out.
- No zippers on clothing, especially on the fanny and lower back.
- All sessions are secured and paid for in advance.
- All sessions are 50-55 minutes.
- All packages have a 6-month expiration date.
- New students must sign liability releases at the Circus Warehouse desk and with True Pilates LIC.
- In order to maintain our professional atmosphere and support our excellent instructors,we have a strict 24-hour cancellation policy. If for any reason a session is canceled within 24 hours, clients will be charged for the session. Absolutely no exceptions. This is a small price to pay to keep the studio running and our instructors eating.
Through the Pilates Method of Body Conditioningthis unique trinity of a balanced body, mind and spirit can ever be attained. Self confidence follows.Joseph Pilates
Vivian Piccone JungOwner/Instructor
Vivian Piccone Jung is a classically trained, third generation Pilates Method Practitioner [Joseph Pilates -> Romana Krysanowska -> Sari Mejia Santo(Romana’s Pilates) -> Vivian]. She is a graduate of the legendary Romama’s Pilates training program and also has a certificate from the PhysicalMind Institute. Vivian is a Pilates Method Alliance Certified Teacher.
Throughout the years, Vivian found that the Classical style of Pilates is the most effective in transforming the body into fitness and health. Because it is important to attain the best knowledge closest to the source, Vivian studies from master teachers who have dedicated their lives to continuing the legacy of the true Pilates Method. Vivian continues to train and study with Sari Mejia Santo, Cynthia Shipley, Cynthia Lochard, Yuka Tomita, Jamie Trout and Jerome Weinberg, among others. She studies anatomy and Kinesiology with Kate Cianella and Irene Dowd.
Vivian has a diverse background that includes art, media production, writing, dance, martial arts, aerial arts and being a mom. Her goal is to promote a vibrant, creative and supportive atmosphere for clients and teachers. She believes that this method is not only effective but most of all fun! She sees her clients blossom into happier, more successful individuals as they increase their physical abilities. Vivian is honored to be able to help people of all levels of health and fitness, all ages and all occupations achieve balance, strength, flexibility, better posture, increased energy, better performance and overall well being with the Pilates Method.
Annie Rodriguez is comprehensively trained in the classical Pilates Method from True Pilates New York, where she studied under Sari Mejia Santo, Cynthia Shipley, Jerome Weinberg and Yuka Tomita. She obtained her full certification in Romama’s Pilates here in New York. She is also an ACE-certified fitness instructor and holds a Master’s in African Dance Studies from New York University.
A life-long dancer, Annie performed professionally in Colorado and NYC before focusing on teaching Pilates and dance full time. She worked in between New York and Guinea, West Africa for 3 years, where she co-directed a twice-annual, month-long international dance workshop with master dancer Youssouf Koumbassa.
Annie is passionate about sharing her love of movement and its wide-ranging benefits for body, health and mood with others in a positive, fun setting. She is known for her transformative, empowering method of barre-style fitness and dance classes. In addition, she teaches African dance-based workout, BodyRhythm Dance.
Annie continues her pursuit of knowledge about body-mind-spirit connection in many aspects of her movement practice, including Pilates, ballet, trapeze, yoga, surfing, and meditation. She is certified in Reiki Level I and most recently has learned to hula hoop. Annie is a bright, fun and skilled teacher of Classical Pilates Method who can bring out the best in her clients and guide them to success.