Welcome, Michael!

IMG_1474We’re so excited to welcome Michael to our San Francisco team. He comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience and will be a great addition to our wonderful team. Welcome, Michael!

Michael Finkbeiner received his Pilates instructor training at the STOTT PILATES International Certification Centre in Toronto, Canada, becoming a fully certified instructor in 2007. Upon completion of his certification, Michael was retained as an instructor at the renowned Pilates on Fifth Studio located on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, NYC where his creativity and attention to detail attracted a loyal clientele of New York’s elite.

Returning to Toronto in 2009, Michael joined the internationally recognized team of instructors at the STOTT PILATES Studio and Studio3. With a committed and discerning clientele, Michael distinguished himself as a lead Pilates trainer within the city of Toronto known for his encouraging attitude and invigorating instruction.

His ability to create diverse programs that accommodate, challenge and inspire is what has made Michael a much sought after instructor. And his enthusiasm, optimism and deep understanding of the Pilates method has empowered those who work with him to take charge of their bodies and minds both within the Pilates studio and beyond.

Read about Michael’s profile as one of Toronto’s top fitness instructors in the Toronto Star (September 2013)