Guðbjörg, a native of Iceland, has been teaching pilates since 2006 and teaching future instructors through the Equinox Pilates Institute since 2012. Gudbjorg holds comprehensive certifications from STOTT PILATES, Equinox Pilates Institute and The Pilates Method Alliance, the only third party certification program within the industry.
Guðbjörg is currently a Teacher Trainer (a teacher of teachers) at Equinox where she teaches pilates certification workshops, private sessions and small group classes within the pilates department, as well as group fitness classes including pilates mat, Barre Burn, and RX series. Prior to becoming a Teacher Trainer Guðbjörg was a Pilates Coordinator at Equinox, managing the Brooklyn Heights pilates studio (‘08-‘12). Guðbjörg previously worked as an instructor at Volar Pilates and Power in Motion and a dance teacher at Scilla School of Dance in addition to her dance endeavors.
Gudbjorg, was a young dance student when she was first introduced to the pilates system and it’s benefits. Pilates has brought her increased strength and better biomechanics, and has helped her stay pain free despite a serious back injury. Thanks to pilates Guðbjörg was able to complete a BFA in contemporary dance, pursue a dance and choreography career in New York City, and run a half marathon!
Kyle is the husband. He likes to cook and hike. He is organized. For work he is a stage manager for New York theater.