Simona Cipriani directs Authentic Pilates Studio, The Art of Control®. She is a Teacher/Trainer and a Certified Instructor of the Authentic Pilates Method for more than 18 years. Ms. Cipriani studied extensively with Romana Kryzanowska at Drago’s Gym in New York City, where she taught by Romana’s side for many years.
Simona Cipriani has worked with many dancers, athletes and movie actors such as Glenn Close, and others in the Westchester and Connecticut area for the past 18 years. Simona studied at Juliard and holds a B.F.A. in Dance from SUNY at Purchase, and has been a faculty member of SUNY Purchase since 2006. She is a licensed massage therapist in Connecticut and New York State.
Ms. Cipriani was a member of the massage therapy team at the Olympics in the Athens Summer Games in 2004, and the Torino Winter Games in 2006. She was also the massage therapist for director Darren Aronofsky during the production of “Black Swan.” Ms. Cipriani has been a Feldenkrais practitioner since 2009 as well as a graduate from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition in New York City in July 2009 as a Health Counselor. Simona travels throughout the USA, Europe and Australia to teach seminars and host workshops.
Simona will co present with Dr Joe Muscolini in the workshops titled “Elongation and Decompression of The Spine” and “The Arch of Life: Structure, Function, Pathology, and Application of Contrology to the Foot”. Here you will see some footage from a cadaver lab, showing the dissection of the foot displaying the ankle, subtalar and transverse tarsal joints.