McLean Pilates opened its doors in McLean, VA in 2007. Located in the heart of McLean, our studio encompasses a 1300 square feet space with many windows producing natural light, showers and a locker room. McLean Pilates is a classical Pilates studio. We are dedicated to the original method of body conditioning developed by Joseph Pilates. We use Gratz equipment, the original manufacturer of Pilates apparatus and the industry’s established source of authentic Pilates equipment.
Katya Bennett is certified as a Level V+ instructor by the most prestigious and recognized institution called True Pilates NY/Romana’s Pilates in NYC. She has studied directly under Daria Pace (Romana’s granddaughter) and Master Teacher Sari Mjia Santo (Romana’s daughter) and she has trained with the highest level Romana’s Pilates instructors including Cynthia Shipley, Jamie Trout, and Jerome Weinberg.
Katya has completed more than 800 hours of rigorous apprenticeship in the traditional method as devised by Joseph Pilates. She has learned to modify the exercises to accommodate any body type, condition, and injury from herniated discs to a broken foot.
– Katya Bennett, the owner