Continuing Education & Workshops

Simona’s 2023 Travel Dates

February 25-27—Module I: Taiwan
March 3-5—Module II: Taiwan
March 18—Boston
April 16–ASCPIT Continuing Education at the Art of Control
April 23–Mejo at the Art of Control
May 3 & 11—SUNY at Purchase College
June 3-4—Kathi Ross-Nash at the Art of Control
June 9-25—Intensive Course at the Art of Control
June 23-July 2—Italy
August 18-27—Korea
September 1-10—Taiwan
September 15-17—Brazil
November 2023—Vietnam

2023 Workshops


Mejo Wiggin

MeJo Wiggin at the Art of Control

Date: Sunday, April 23, 2023
Where: The Art of Control Pilates Studio
Times: 10:00 am–11:00 am—Advanced Mat 
11:00 am–1:30 pm—Baby Chair Workshop
1:30 pm–2:00 pm—Lunch
2:00 pm–4:30 pm—Advanced Reformer 
Early Bird Registration (before February 15): $399 + tax
Cost after February 15: $435 + tax


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Romana’s Baby Arm Chair
The Arm Chair was the most underutilized apparatus in Romana’s studio. In 2000, MeJo suffered a neck injury and Romana began teaching MeJo the exercises the Arm Chair in order to help strengthen her neck, shoulders, and upper back. Over the next few years, Romana taught MeJo a full repertoire of exercises on this incredible apparatus. MeJo has since become an expert on this Baby Chair introducing hundreds of teachers around the globe to the benefits of this apparatus. In 2006, MeJo produced the first DVD on this apparatus, “The Gratz™ Arm Chair”. This workshop will review the exercises Romana taught MeJo and show you how to spot your students so they get the most out of it. You will also learn how many of the details on the newer Arm Chairs, (copied from Gratz™) make it impossible to execute many of these exercises.


Advancing Your Reformer
MeJo was one of the few students of Romana’s to receive a Gold Card for her advanced abilities on the Reformer. This workshop will cover the intricate details of the Advanced Reformer as MeJo learned from Romana. It is from mastering this work that some students then build their strength and skills to eventually move on to more super advanced exercises. This workshop will cover the advanced exercises on the reformer. You will learn how to use the system to prepare students for the advanced exercises, break down the exercises for your student's success, and help you learn to progress your students for more to come!


Kathryn Ross-Nash coming to the Art of Control, June 3-4, 2023

Save the date...more info to come.


Past Workshops

2022
Valentine’s Day Special Workshop with Simona Cipriani, February 12, 2022
Advanced Mat and Standing, The Flow of the Cadillac, The Power of the Wunda Chair and Baby Chair, and Pre/Postnatal Pilates Workshop with Dorothee Vandewalle, June 25-26, 2022
Cadaver Lab and Biomechanics with Dr. Joseph Muscolino, August 19-21, 2022

2021
Contrology Super Advanced Mat with Simona, February 20, 2021
eMANate™ with Simona, March 20, 2021
Balance through Contrology with Simona Cipriani, May 15, 2021
Barrels Workshop and Standing Exercises with the Mat, Long Pole, Wall, Weights with Jerome Weinberg, October 17, 2021

2020
Improve your Game! Strength and Conditioning Workshop with Michael, March 14, 2020
Building Skills with Pilates Barrels with Simona Cipriani, September 19 & 26, 2020
Advanced & Super Advanced Mat with Jerome Weinberg with Jerome, October 18, 2020
Anatomy & Physiology Course for Pilates, with Dr. Joseph Muscolino, October 23-25, 2020

2019
One Day with Jerome Weinberg--Super-Advanced Reformer and Guillotine, December 15, 2019
Feet-Ness Instructor Training Program with Ilaria Cavagna, November 9-10, 2019
Strength and Conditioning for the Male Body with Michael Johnson, June 18, 2019
Anatomy in Clay with Joseph E. Muscolino, May 18-19, 2019
Traditional Pilates Small Equipment Workshop with Simona Cipriani, May 17, 2019

2018
Develop your Creativity on the Tower/Cadillac with Sonje Mayo, December 9, 2018
The Power of Barrels with Sonje Mayo, December 9, 2018
Pilates and Spinal Conditions with Sonje Mayo, December 8, 2018
The Lost Art of Joe’s Work: The Ped-o-Pul and the Resister with Elaine Ewing, November 4, 2018
Traditional Pilates Small Equipment Workshop with Simona Cipriani, October 13, 2018
Feet-ness with Ilaria Cavagna, October 13, 2018
Michael Johnson’s Mat Workshops, September & October 2018
Archival Pilates with Michael & Ton, June 10, 2018
Pilates for Athletes with Michael & Ton, June 9, 2018
Pilates for Gait with Michael & Ton, June 9, 2018
Session Endings Workshop with Jerome Weinberg, February 10, 2018