Brian is the co-owner and program director of Club Stretch in Dubai, UAE and a graduate of The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado in the USA. He completed The Pilates Centerâ€™s Advanced Teacher Training Program in 2001 and The Pilates Centerâ€™s Masters Program in 2012. He has been teaching classical Pilates full time since 2001 in Dubai where he introduced classical Pilates to the UAE and opened Club Stretch in July, 2003.
In 2007 Brian was honored to be invited by The Pilates Center to become one of the first Licensed Studios to offer The Pilates Centerâ€™s Teacher Training Program in its entirety. As a Licensed Teacher Trainer Brian returns to Boulder, Colorado every year for training and continuing education. Brian considers Amy Taylor Alpers and her sister Rachel Taylor Segel to be his Pilates mentors and has hosted Amy in Dubai at Club Stretch in 2009, 2011, and 2013. for continuing education workshops. As an educator and representative of TPC in the Middle East, Brian is committed to helping as many people as possible improve their lives and health through the incredible methods and teachings of Joseph Pilates.
Before moving to Dubai in 2001, Brian had a successful practice as a Deep Tissue Sports Massage Therapist in Salt Lake City, Utah for 14 years. He worked closely with dancers from Ballet West, and athletes from The University of Utahâ€™s Swimming and Diving Teams. His extensive background in manual therapies and human anatomy has served him well as a movement educator.