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Meet Our Instructors

Our Pilates instructors are truly exceptional and dedicated professionals who possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise in their field. With their extensive experience and passion for Pilates, they are committed to helping you achieve your fitness goals and improve your overall well-being.  Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced practitioner, our instructors will provide you with a safe and supportive environment, focusing on proper technique, alignment, and mindfulness. They will inspire and motivate you to challenge yourself, enhance your strength, flexibility, and balance. With their guidance and encouragement, you’ll experience the transformative benefits of Pilates and discover a newfound sense of vitality and inner harmony.

Jane Abbott Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Jane Abbott

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  Pilates Mat and Apparatus

Specializations:  Dance specific training

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique, and if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium; and be lost” – Martha Graham

Trevor Khral Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Trevor Khral

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  Pilates Mat and Apparatus, AntiGravity Aerial Yoga and Suspension Fitness, Vinyasa Yoga

Specializations:  Restorative Yoga, Inversion practice

“Simply with a change of mind you can change your life.” – Deepak Chopra

Amy Korb Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Amy Korb

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  NCPT – Classical Certified Pilates Teacher.

Specializations:  rehab, posture, alignment, kinesiology, and functional movement.

“It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brains fall out” – Carl Sagan

Elisabeth Martin - Pilates Instructor and Manager of Plaza Pilates NYC

Elisabeth Martin

Manager/Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  BS in Kinesiology and BS in Ballet Performance from Indiana University.  Pilates Mat and Apparatus.

Specializations:  Post injury return to exercise, corrective biomechanics, chronic conditions.

“If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet thy’d live a lot differently.”  – Calvin and Hobbes (Bill Watterson)

Sarah Mastrocola Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Sarah Mastrocola

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  BA in Dance/Choreography and English from Mercyhurst University; Pilates Mat and Full Apparatus Certification from Balanced Pilates; Healthy Moms® Perinatal and Pelvic Floor Training Workshop.

Specializations:  Proper alignment focus, addressing chronic pain, fitness for all levels/body types.

“We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.” – Anaïs Nin

Erin Ratner Plaza Pilates Instructor

Erin Ratner

Specializations:  Functional movement, pre- & post-partum

Come take Erin’s classes on Wednesday mornings. She is also available for private sessions mid-day Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Fridays!

Tram Santana Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Tram Santana

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  Pilates Mat and Apparatus, Barre, Aerial Hammock, Vinyasa Yoga

Specializations:  Strength and Balance Training, Aerial Dance

“Being brave didn’t mean you weren’t scared.  Being brave meant you were scared, really scared, badly scared, and you did the right thing, anyway. – Coraline Jones

Lauren Weinberg - Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Lauren Weinberg

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  Pilates Mat and Apparatus, BFA in Dance Performance and Choreography, BS in Dance Science, and a minor in Exercise Science from Elon University.

Specializations:  dancers, post-injury return, and prenatal

“Every moment of our life can be the beginning of great things” – Joseph Pilates

Jack Wunsch Pilates Instructor Plaza Pilates NYC

Jack Wunsch

Pilates Instructor

Certifications:  Mat, Reformer and large Equipment, Dynamic Pilates

Specializations:  improving mobility, dancers, dynamic strength training, and injury rehabilitation.

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

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