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Ron Fletcher

Ron Fletcher was an American Pilates Master Teacher, an author and a Martha Graham dancer. He was also a Broadway stage, network television, cabaret and International Ice Capades choreographer. Fletcher is identified as a" Pilates Elder” – a" first-generation teacher” who studied directly under Joseph and Clara Pilates. Originally referred to Joseph Pilates by fellow dancer, Allegra Kent, for treatment of a chronic knee injury, Fletcher was schooled in the principles of Body Contrology the name Pilates gave to his fitness and conditioning method by Joseph and Clara Pilates with whom he stu ...

Romana Kryzanowska

Romana Kryzanowska was an American Pilates instructor who started as a student of Joseph Pilates and his wife Clara at their studio on Eighth Avenue in New York. After the death of Joseph Pilates in 1967, Clara Pilates continued the studio for a few more years, and in 1970 Romana Kryzanowska became the director of what was by that time called "The Pilates Studio."