Brett Howard is the Director of Education of the United States Pilates Association® and a Senior Teacher of Teacher of The New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program, which program is exclusively licensed to the United States Pilates Association®. This program is the first and oldest Pilates professional training program in the world. Brett is a Guest Teacher Trainer for the Authentic Pilates Education Teacher Training Program Australia Teacher, and is the owner and Director of the Pilates Studio the Pilates Haus.
Brett Howard was certified by The New York Pilates Studio® Teacher Certification Program under the tutelage of Romana Kryzanowska in 1998 and has been a Teacher of Teachers for the program since 2003. He has trained extensively with Pilates Elders Mary Bowen, Jay Grimes and Lolita San Miguel, as well as Master Teachers Bob Liekens, Sari Mejia Santo, Kathy Corey, Blossom Crawford, Deborah Lessen and Steve Giordano. He is a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher, and is a committee member of the PMA Pilates Youth Program. He is a co-author of the book Pilates for Children and Adolescents and a contributing essay author of the book Voices of Classical Pilates. He is featured in the Pilates book, The Pilates Method of Body Conditioning by Sean P. Gallagher and Romana Kryzanowska and has appeared and contributed Articles in Pilates Style Magazine. He is “Distinguished Instructor” and “Legacy Curator” on Pilates Anytime and is featured on Pilatesology. Both are global online Pilates Studios, created for people all over the world to explore Pilates with highly skilled, well-trained instructors.
Brett Howard has taught workshops all around the United States as well as Argentina, Australia, Austria, Brazil, England, Germany, Italy, South Korea and Spain. He is recognized in the Pilates industry as an expert in the Joseph Pilates Archival Exercises, and teaches them around the world. He has created a Pilates curriculum for children that can be implemented in schools as well as the private sector.
Brett Howard holds a M.A. in Dance Education from New York University Steinhardt School of Education, Culture and Human Development and a B.F.A. in Dance from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. He has done a large amount of coursework in Anatomy and Biomechanics, training under Irene Dowd, Lynn Martin and Sean P. Gallagher.
Brett Howard has danced for the Saeko Ichinohe Dance Company, Mary Seidman and Dancers, Stephan Koplowitz, Tarin Chaplin, Hemiko Minota, Renata Celichowska, Susan Koff and the Faun Dance Troupe. He is the Artistic Director and Choreographer of the Dance Company Brett Howard and Company, which he founded in 2001.