Pilates and exercise expert Rebekah Rotstein is the founder of Incorporating Movement and the creator of the award-winning DVD and workout Pilates for Buff Bones®, featured at renowned resorts like Canyon Ranch and Rancho La Puerta, and with licensed instructors around the world. She is a New York City-based certified Pilates instructor and movement educator who integrates functional anatomy and biomechanics principles into mind-body exercise. In addition to running her private Manhattan Pilates studio, she teaches seminars and guest presents throughout the United States and internationally. She is a featured visiting instructor on Pilates Anytime and has presented at conferences including Balanced Body’s Pilates on Tour® and will be presenting at this year’s Pilates Method Alliance conference.
Rebekah’s formal anatomy education began in the sports medicine department of Smith College working as a student athletic trainer after chronic injuries ended her ballet career. She trained at the Kane School of Core Integration in New York where she later joined the teacher training faculty, leading courses in Special Populations and serving as a senior Expert Instructor. She specializes in post-rehabilitation and furthers her education through extensive ongoing study including immersion courses at medical schools along with six consecutive years of human cadaver dissection.
Rebekah is a partner of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health, promoting its Best Bones Forever! campaign for young girls. She is also an ambassador for American Bone Health. Rebekah has been a contributing expert for the Web site of Dr. Andrew Weil and for Hatherleigh Medical Education, and is frequently interviewed in various media including CNN, SELF Magazine and Martha Stewart Living Radio. She is also a member of the continuing education faculty of Kinected Pilates & Conditioning and is on the advisory board of Triarq.<< Back to the Faculty Page