Teachers

Denise Houriet
Owner & Director

Denise is a Pilates Specialist and Master Teacher with more than 10,000 hours of teaching Pilates. She spent 4.5 years under the tutelage of Pilates Elder and 1st generation teacher, Kathleen Stanford Grant. Mrs. Grant is 1 of only 2 teachers that were certified by Joseph Pilates.

Denise is a graduate of West Chester University has been teaching fitness since 1988 in group formats as well as individual instruction. She is a graduate of the teacher training program at the world renowned school for Pilates, The Pilates Center, Boulder, CO and a graduate of teacher training program at Body Precision Pilates Studio, Rosemont, PA. The combination of both of these programs exceed 1,700 hours of apprenticeship.

Her academic pursuit of anatomy and movement has led her to study for 4 years with Eric Franklin and Morten Dithmer of The Franklin Method®. She is currently a Level III Educator for The Franklin Method®.

Denise has worked with students of all ages and fitness levels, from beginner exerciser to competitive athlete, creating safe, appropriate and effective sessions. She truly enjoys her work and believes that every body has its own perfection and potential.


Denise's Certifications Include:


The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA) Certified Pilates Teacher
The Franklin Method Level II Educator
The Pilates Method Alliance (PMA)
Certified Pilates Teacher
The Franklin Method Level II Educator

American Aerobics and Fitness Association (AAFA) GFI – Group Fitness Instructor
American Council on Exercise (ACE) CPT – Certified Personal Trainer, Senior Fitness Specialist
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) CPT – Certified Personal Trainer
American Aerobics and Fitness Association (AAFA) GFI – Group Fitness Instructor
American Council on Exercise (ACE) CPT – Certified Personal Trainer, Senior Fitness Specialist
National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) CPT – Certified Personal Trainer

United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA) – Developmental Coach
Etcheberry Coach, Saddlebrook, FL – Strength, Conditioning and Movement in Sports (Tennis emphasis)
United States Tennis Professional Association (USPTA) – Developmental Coach
Etcheberry Coach, Saddlebrook, FL – Strength, Conditioning and Movement in Sports (Tennis emphasis)