Madeline Black has distinguished herself as an international leader in movement and exercise education and author of the highly acclaimed book “Centered”. She is known as the “teacher’s teacher” for over 25 years. Madeline draws from her vast knowledge, continuous study and exploration of the body. She is seen in her field as the synthesizer, integrating movement science, osteopathic theory, manual therapy, and energy work creating an innovative, interdisciplinary approach to Pilates, Yoga and Gyrotonic. She coaches the most advanced teachers, raising the education and quality of instruction in the Pilates industry.
What sets Madeline’s teaching apart is her emphasis on clear instruction. From her lecture demos, to her hands-on work, to her educational and supplemental materials, participants leave her workshops immediately able to integrate her ideas and concepts into sessions with their own clients. Her accessibility, articulateness, commitment to Pilates, and decades of experience, makes her a beloved and sought-after instructor.
Madeline has instigated groups of teachers around the world who are Pilates Movement Practitioners following the body-mind set of her comprehensive and integrated approach. She offers in-depth coaching and workshops annually at Studio M in Sonoma, Studio 26 in NYC, and Pilates Movement Space in Tokyo. Madeline has taught her work in over 20 countries.
Madeline presents regularly for Pilates On Tour, Pilates Method Alliance and international conferences. Madeline appears on the distinguished Pilates Anytime, an online class website offering movement classes and workshops. Online workshops are also featured on Fusion Pilates EDU, connect here: http://fusionpilatesedu.com/instructorbio/madeline-black/
A resident of Sonoma, California USA, Madeline’s home studio is Studio M Pilates.