Brett Howard – Guest International Teacher Trainer
Brett Howard is the Director of Education and the Senior Teacher of Teachers of the United States Pilates Association. 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 and oldest Pilates professional training program in the world.
Brett Howard was certified by the New York Pilates Studio Teacher Certification Program under the tutelage of First Generation/ Master Teacher Romana Kryzanowska in 1998, he has been a Teacher of Teachers for the program since 2003. He has trained extensively with First Generation/ Master Teachers 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 and is on the PMA Pilates in the Schools committee. He is featured in the Pilates book, The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning by Sean P. Gallagher and Romana Kryzanowska.
Brett Howard is recognized in the Pilates industry as an expert in the Joseph Pilates Archival Exercises, and teaches them around the world. He also specializes in continuing education courses focused around Authentic Pilates, Anatomy and Biomechanics and Special Needs Populations.
In 2004, Brett opened The Pilates Haus, a studio dedicated to Authentic Pilates, located in historic downtown Jersey City, New Jersey. The Pilates Haus’ mission is to preserve and perpetuate Joseph Pilates’ original system of body conditioning.
Brett Howard holds a M.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 studied in Anatomy and Biomechanics, training under Irene Dowd, Lynn Martin and Sean P. Gallagher.
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. He is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of the Dance Company Brett Howard and Company, which he founded in 2001.