Patty Baiano is a Balanced Body® Bodhi Suspension System™ Master Instructor and a comprehensive Pilates Teacher Trainer licensed by Personal Best Pilates Instructor Academy (PBPIA). Patty first discovered the transformational power of Pilates over 15 years ago and believed the experience so profound she knew she had to share this incredible restorative method of exercise with others.
With that vision in mind, Patty earned her teacher certifications through Balanced Body University, studying under Leslie Powell in NYC and is also an internationally recognized Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certified Teacher. Convinced that a deeper understanding of the principles of movement and its effects on the human body could empower her to help others transform themselves, Patty then completed the Functional Anatomy for Movement & Injuries certification through the Kane School at Mt. Sinai Medical Center.
A firm proponent of the value of continuing education, Patty has also trained in recent years with master teachers Blossom Leilani Crawford, Amy Alpers, Doris Pasteleur Hall, Eric Franklin, Irene Dowd, as well attending many of the master workshops the PMA and Pilates Center of Boulder has offered.
Patty's ongoing Pilates training is now focused on the lineage of Kathy Grant, a protégé of Joseph Pilates, and mentored by the highly respected second-generation teacher, Blossom Leilani Crawford. Kathy Grant believed that Pilates was not just for dancers but for "every body". When asked "What is Pilates for?" she replied "Pilates is for the unexpected" noting that it promotes balance, strength, and flexibility to prevent injury in unexpected situations such as slipping on winter ice. This is the philosophy that Patty lives by, and shares with her students every day.
Patty is wholly dedicated the individual needs of each of her clients regardless of gender, age or physical fitness. Whether the focus is cross training to improve sports performance, injury rehabilitation to help reduce pain, or to enhance mobility, Patty teaches targeted movements optimized to deliver the desired personal results. Her sessions promote balanced healing and deliver total body conditioning to increase strength, range of motion, endurance, and improve total health and well-being.