Cecile LeMoine Bankston began studying Pilates in 1983, and she has been teaching Pilates for 19 years. Currently, Cecile spends her time as Masters Pilates Teacher at Simply Pilates
, a Pilates studio located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Simply Pilates specializes in private and semi-private/duet Pilates instruction and workout sessions in the core principles of Joseph Pilates. Cecile was Assistant Director of Kathy Corey Pilates, and taught the Kathy Corey Pilates Certification Program.
Cecile has been certified through both West Coast Pilates and the Physicalmind Institute. With a background as a former professional dancer, her innovative teaching style has led her to be a presenter internationally of workshops and master classes, including the Body Mind Spirit Educational Conference, the Pilates Method Alliance Conference , the Inner IDEA Conference, and the IDEA World Fitness Convention. Cecile has worked with professional athletes, dancers, and rehabilitative clients through her teaching career. She has designed programs for the Louisiana State University Athletic training department as well as the Louisiana State University Women’s Tennis Team.
Cecile’s workouts have appeared in Dance Spirit Magazine, and Women’s Health Magazine, and she appears in the video series from West Coast Pilates and Kathy Corey Pilates.