Laura Neese holds a Comprehensive Pilates Certification from the Kane School of Core Integration at Kinected Pilates Center, NYC, where she trained with Kelly Kane, Anna Vollmar, Stephanie Bittner, Meghan Koppelle Duffy, Kristen Rizzuto, Chantal Deeble, Michelle Skinner, and Matt McCullogh. Additional training and professional development include study at FAMI (Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries) through Kinected & Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai with Dr. Joy Reidenberg, Dr. Jeffrey Laitman, and Elliott Fishbein FMPT, professional development workshops with Body Balance Master Trainer Joy Puleo, and ongoing study of anatomy and biomechanics at the Ohio State University.
Neese's approach to Pilates is rooted in functionally sound and mindful movement, promoting empowering and effective exercise.
Neese has taught Pilates group classes and private sessions, including Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Tower, Chair, and Springboard. Pilates teaching experience includes the Ohio State University and in New York City at Kinespirit Riverside, Perfect Posture Pilates, Be Yoga and Dance, and Kinected Pilates Center.
Laura is the first instructor I have ever had that has made me actually enjoy and want to practice Pilates. She made me feel comfortable approaching this form in my body and didn't view it as a hindrance to be overcome or altered. She was always encouraging, patient and helpful. I deeply appreciate having taken this class from her.
-Student, Pilates Reformer I, The Ohio State University
Move with Laura - Virtual Classes
Virtual classes to keep moving at home
Contact for more information, and to schedule private and small group virtual sessions.
Current Virtual Class Schedule:
Mat Mondays 12:30 pm ET
No props just you and the mat - an energizing mid-workday workout.
Theraband Thursdays 6:30 pm ET
This class uses resistance bands to help enhance stretch and release as well as strengthen.
Saturday morning-lates 10:00 am ET
This class uses a variety of Pilates mat exercises with simple props to build strength and awareness with integrity and efficiency. Soup cans, pillows, yoga block or book, therabandband or scarf - we'll use props you'll have at home.
Laura is a thoughtful and thorough Pilates teacher who keeps her energy up even through zoom. She's able to navigate mixed level classes that include pre-professional/professional dancers with older adults.
-Alissa, Student @livingroomlates