Emily Gayeski | Master Teacher

Emily has been an instructor at Bodytonic since 2002! During this time she has taught over 10,000 hours of Pilates to a diverse client population. She received her initial training and certification from Kelly Kane and has continued her Pilates, anatomy, and movement education at BodyTonic and beyond including a 6 month myofascial anatomy course with Tom Myers. Emily is currently a student in the Physical Therapy doctoral program at Hunter College as part of the class of 2018. She has volunteered at Methodist Hospital's inpatient and outpatient Physical Therapy clinics as well as completed a clinical rotation at Lutheran Medical Center as an Acute Care Physical Therapy Intern. In addition, Emily holds a BFA from the North Carolina School of the Arts and has had the pleasure of performing with various artists including Carolyn Dorfman, Kraig Patterson, Isabel Gotzkowsky, the Mark Morris Dance Group and most recently as a member of the Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre. Emily brings a lifetime of experience as a mover and student of the anatomical and biomechanical principles of movement to her teaching. She strives to customize her sessions by teaching her clients self awareness and challenge through movement utilizing the common language of the Pilates method. She is grateful for the years of commitment and opportunity for growth that the BodyTonic community has given her.