Pilates Mind And Body

Providing the highest standard of classical Pilates instruction
Opening at 8:00 AM
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We’re moving to Sundays! Starting November, I will be in the studio on Sundays instead of Saturdays. Please feel free to book a session with me using Google or Square. Looking forward to working with you!

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Saturday, April 21, 2018 Pilates Mind And Body will host a Day of Education. 4 workshops taught by Moses Urbano, Anthea Fane, and Rebecca Pagdan, MPT,CHT to expand and deepen your skills, interest, and repertoire. For more information contact rpagdan@pil...

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Group sessions galore! 4 mat classes and 2 reformer classes per week. Buy a package, get a discount. Sports Arena convenient location!

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Congratulations Crystal Rose Janisch!!! It’s official! You are now a Certified Authentic Pilates™ Instructors. You have completed the most rigorous and comprehensive Classical instructor training through The New York Pilates Teacher Certification Program, the original and oldest comprehensive cer...

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JOIN OUR REFORMER TRIOS, available 4 days a week! Learn the concepts of the classical Pilates Method through the reformer repertoire and other classical pilates apparatus. Trios are more economical than private, yet small enough to receive very personal instruction. Adding in a second lesson ...

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NEW YEAR'S CLASS! HEAL, STRENGTHEN, & TRANSFORM YOURSELF. Join one of Laurie Nuger's 6-week Group Reformer Classes before they fill up. Limit of 3 people to a class. There's a day or time of week that will work for you.

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ADVANCED System Workshop

Jan 4, 2018 – Jan 6, 2018

ADVANCED System Workshop @ Pilates Mind and Body (CA), JAN 4-6, 2018
Review of the Advanced Classical Pilates repertoire, involving all applicable apparatus. This is an interactive program designed for attendees to actively participate, obtaining hands on knowledge of the exercise...

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Welcome Certified Pilates Instructor Laurie Nuger!
Laurie has been teaching Pilates since 2003, after completing her first comprehensive Pilates training in Victoria, British Columbia. In 2010 she became certified by the Pilates Method Alliance. She continued her Pilates journey to focus on the ...

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I take private lessons with Crystal. She is a professional and patient Pilates trainer. I feel amazing! Thank you, Crystal!
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About us

Since 2003, Rebecca Pagdan, MPT, CHT  has been committed to preserving the original and authentic method of Pilates conditioning, as creator Joseph Pilates himself intended it. Rebecca's original studio was featured on several network news shows including NBC 7/39, KUSI, and Fox In The Morning.

Now located in S6 Fitness Pilates studio at the San Diego Tennis and Racquet Club, Rebecca provides private (one-on-one) training in a fully equipped studio.  Trained by the Pilates Guild in 2002, Rebecca was certified by both Romana Kryzanowska and the United States Pilates Association. Her other credentials are Teacher of Teachers for the United States Pilates Association, licensed physical therapist, and certified hand therapist. Rebecca provides extensive supervision and individualized attention to help you safely achieve your personal goals.

Pilates Mind And Body has 2 missions:
  1. To provide the highest standard of classical pilates instruction, and
  2. To encourage and support a safe and nurturing space for people to learn and teach Joseph Pilates’ mind/body method of conditioning known as Contrology.

Rebecca Pagdan has been involved in San Diego health and fitness professions since 1984. While still an undergraduate at UCSD, she held exercise instruction certifications through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and the International Dance Exercise Association (IDEA). After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree in Bioengineering, Rebecca went on to design and implement land and aquatic exercise programs for several facilities including La Costa Spa, UCSD Campus Recreation, and other San Diego health clubs. She then moved to Philadelphia, PA where she graduated from Hahnemann University Graduate School with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. Upon returning to San Diego, Rebecca has since developed, and trained other therapists and instructors, in special populations programs at medical facilities such as Scripps Clinic and San Diego Rehabilitation Institute. These programs included land and aquatic classes for spine, prenatal, arthritis, and Parkinson’s Disease populations.  She is certified as a specialist in hand rehabilitation, and was also certified by the Pink Ribbon Program, offering strength, self-esteem and quality of life to breast cancer survivors.  Rebecca is also breast cancer survivor, herself.

Rebecca was trained by the Pilates Guild, and is certified by both the New York Pilates Studio Authentic Pilates program, and by Romana's Pilates. She has studied at training centers in Los Angeles and New York City. Among her notable teachers are Sari Pace and Romana Kryzanowska. Rebecca has enriched her pilates studies by taking Romana's continuing education courses, including the first Romana's Pilates International Conference in Paris, France August, 2005, and courses taught by Pilates Elders such as Lolita San Miguel and Jay Grimes. Rebecca's experience in Pilates instruction includes work with notable professional athletes and performers from the NFL, WNBA, and more. Rebecca has also worked and studied with Mari Winsor, of Winsor Pilates.

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4848 Tecolote Rd
San Diego, CA 92110
United States

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Sun:8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
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