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Brett Howard

Brett Howard is the Director of Education of the United States Pilates Association™ and a Senior Teacher of Teachers of the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program.
Read More The United States Pilates Association™ is a licensee of the Authentic Pilates™ Method of Body Conditioning, as well as the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program, the first Pilates professional training program in the world.

He is the Director of Education for the Classic Pilates Institute in South Korea. He is also an Owner and a Director of the Pilates Studio, The Pilates Haus. The mission of the Pilates Haus is to preserve and perpetuate Joseph Pilates original system of body conditioning.

Brett Howard was certified by the New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program, under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska in 1998. He has trained extensively with Pilates Elders Mary Bowen, Jay Grimes, and Lolita San Miguel, as well as Master Teachers Bob Liekens, Sari Mejia Santo, and Steve Giordano. He is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher, a committee member of the PMA Pilates Youth Program, and a Co-Author of the book Pilates for Children and Adolescents and contributing Essay Author of the book Voices of Classical Pilates. He is featured in the Pilates book, Pilates Method of Body Conditioning: Introduction to the Core Exercises by Sean P. Gallagher and Romana Kryzanowska, and has appeared and contributed to articles in Pilates Style Magazine. He is a "Distinguished Instructor" and "Legacy Curator" on Pilates Anytime.

In addition, Brett has taught workshops all around the United States as well as Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, China, England, Finland, Germany, Holland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, South Korea, Spain, and Switzerland. He as created a Pilates curriculum for children that can be implemented in schools as well as the private sector.

Brett holds a B.F.A. in Dance Education from New York University Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development and a B.F.A in Dance from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. He has done a large amount of coursework in Anatomy and Biomechanics, training under Irene Dowd and Lynn Martin.

Brett Howard has danced for the Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, Mary Seidman and Dancers, Stephan Koplowitz, Tarin Chaplin, Hemiko Minota, Renata Celichowska, Susan Koff, and The Faun Dance Troupe, and he is the Artistic Director and Choreographer for the dance company Brett Howard and Company, which he founded in 2001.