Certified Pilates Instructor
Dale Leopold is a certified teacher to the Pilates Method. She completed her comprehensive certification in 2005 under the instruction of Kim Villanueva and Michelle Fama, founders of Core Pilates NYC.
Throughout her life, Dale has pursued a passion for dance and physical fitness. In her teens, she began kickboxing, high impact aerobics and weight training. After being diagnosed with scoliosis, Dale began searching for a more balanced discipline through which to correct her condition. Beginning with Yoga she found a new level of body awareness which was further elevated upon discovery of Pilates. The benefits of Pilates in her daily life were immediately evident.
After completing her Elementary Education degree at the University of South Florida, Dale moved to New York City, NY. There, she continued studying Pilates intensively and eventually pursued her instructor certification. Having experienced firsthand the profound benefits of the Pilates Method, Dale chose to marry her passion for teaching with her love of Pilates.
Since 2005 Dale has taught Pilates at studios in Manhattan, New Jersey, Miami and California. Her teaching style is both intuitive and varied, encompassing multiple techniques and disciplines. Working with clients ranging from athletes to people with physical disabilities, Dale’s sincere appreciation of Pilates is reflected in her encouraging attitude.
Dale is also certified to teach Power Plate® – Acceleration Training® and TRX®- Suspension Training.