Sandy Shimoda is a world-renowned teacher of teachers and the owner of Vintage Pilates ~ a business that returns to Joe Pilates’ original method of exercise through the guidance of its director, Jay Grimes.
Sandy has a sharp understanding of the body that comprises over 30 years of teaching movement. She is best known for her creative, but clear approach to teaching, and has the rare ability of positively transforming her clients through her hands, her words, and her belief in them. Sandy communicates a wisdom that encourages deeper understanding and independent thinking, and a leadership style that fosters leadership in others seeking to preserve the original work of Joe Pilates.
Sandy was certified by Romana Kryzanowska and has been a private client of Jay Grimes for 15 years. She has appeared in videos for Peter Fiasca’s Classical Pilates and for Gaiam with Mari Winsor. She has been featured in Pilates Style and Pilatesglossy.com and is a regular contributor at Pilatesology.com.