Adriene Ingalls, MA, CPT, E-RYT 500, RPYT, SYT, RS, FMT2, CFSS, IMTC, RTP, ST, C-IAYT, is a Second Generation Classical Pilates Instructor, Yoga Therapist, Yoga Instructor, Thai Bodywork Practitioner, Somatic Movement/Manual Therapist, Stretching/Flexibility Specialist, and Personal Trainer with over 20 years experience teaching Yoga, Pilates, Stretching, Movement Therapy and Personal Training. Adriene was privileged to study directly and extensively for several years with two protégées of Joseph Pilates: the late Romana Kryzanowska, and the late Kathleen Stanford Grant.
Adriene holds six full pilates certifications (3 classical and 3 contemporary) as well as specialty certifications in Pilates for Pregnancy, Scoliosis, Osteoporosis and Rehabilitation. She was one of the first Pilates Instructors to be awarded the Gold Certified Pilates Instructor Designation by the Pilates Method Alliance. As a Master Instructor, Personal Trainer, Flexibility and Movement Specialist, Adriene has presented Instructor Certifications, Masterclasses and Workshops in Classical Pilates, Yoga, Yoga Therapy, Functional/Resistance Training, Muscle Release Techniques, Stretching, Flexibility/ Mobility Training and Post-Rehabilitation throughout the United States and abroad for the past fifteen plus years and also works closely with several Osteopaths, Chiropractors, Physicians and Physical Therapists in New York City and Westchester, New York. In addition, Adriene works with a variety of Professional Athletes, including football (NFL) & baseball (MLB) players as well as several Hollywood Stars and Professional Musicians.
Adriene is also a Multi-certified Yoga Instructor and Yoga Therapist. She is certified in the Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga and Kripalu Styles of Yoga, and holds specialty certifications in Prenatal-postpartum Yoga, Yoga for Scoliosis, Yoga for Osteoporosis, Yoga for Heart Disease & Cancer, Thai Yoga Bodywork and Yoga Therapy. Adriene has been extremely successful with hundreds of clients using several types of somatic, energetic, and other bodywork techniques which have been effective in alleviating chronic pain and injury as well as promoting health & wellness.
Adriene's interest in, and extensive study of anatomy, biomechanics, yoga therapy, a variety of bodywork techniques and rehabilitation has led to her specializing in working with people with chronic pain and injuries, Seniors, Athletes, Classical Musicians, Prenatal/Postpartum, Osteoporosis, Heart Disease, Cancer and other special populations. Adriene worked as a Master Spinning Instructor for over four years certifying hundreds of Spinning Instructors throughout the United States. She was also a Master Instructor Trainer for Resistaball and Peak Pilates. Adriene is a NYC Marathoner, Competitive Cyclist, Avid Weight Lifter and Classical Pianist who lives in NYC.