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Established in 1991, BASI Pilates Academy, USA (formerly known as On Center Conditioning) was one of the first Pilates studios in Orange County, California. It is the flagship studio of the world-renowned BASI Pilates Teacher Training Program, certificate courses, workshops, and classes.

Located in Newport Beach, this state-of-the-art studio offers various Pilates services and programs for both students and the local community. BASI Pilates Academy, USA serves as a showroom for BASI Systems and features the complete line of Pilates equipment.

As a prominent academy and teaching studio, all teachers are qualified BASI Pilates graduates or BASI Pilates students selected for the BASI Apprenticeship Program. Boasting panoramic views and a tranquil ambiance, this distinguished, spacious, fully equipped studio is an ideal destination for studying and practicing Pilates. Members of the BASI community travel from far and wide to practice at the studio. BASI Pilates Academy, USA proudly shares its facility with BASI Headquarters in its 6,300 sq ft (600 sq m) home. It is recognized internationally as one of the finest Pilates studios worldwide and sets the industry standard.

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BASI Pilates Academy, USA is a part of a network that spans internationally of academies and studios which bears the BASI name. Our academies and studios are independently owned and proudly carry the BASI Flag. Academies provide BASI education and our Pilates Teacher Training Program. Studios represent the BASI ethos but do not offer the Teacher Training Program.

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The work at BASI Pilates Academy, USA focuses on:

  • Alignment and awareness
  • Balance of musculature and correct movement patterns
  • Control
  • Development of all aspects of fitness
  • Efficient movement
  • Fun and fulfillment
  • Harmony of body and mind

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BASI Pilates Academy, USA | Meet Our Instructors

All our BASI qualified instructors are graduates of the BASI Pilates and are highly experienced in working with the full spectrum of population groups, ages, and physical needs.

Rael Isacowitz

Founder & Director

Rael Isacowitz

Rael Isacowitz holds a Bachelor of Education and teaching credentials from the Wingate Institute, Israel and a Master of Arts in Dance from the University of Surrey, England. He has been practicing Pi…

Stella Hull-Lampkin

Operations Manager & BASI Faculty NPCT

Stella Hull-Lampkin

Always a smile on her face, Stella is in charge of not only the BASI Studio at the Academy in Newport Beach, but also manages all of BASI Operations.

Cheryl Fitzgerald

BASI Qualified Instructor

Cheryl Fitzgerald

Cheryl began practicing Pilates in 2014 and was instantly hooked.

Cherie Adame

BASI Qualified Instructor

Cherie Adame

I used Pilates as my warm-up tool in my professional dance career, through rehabilitation of injuries and I knew I would return to teach this technique and lifestyle later on.

Doris Harb

BASI Qualified Instructor

Doris Harb

Doris Jourkhadar has been a BASI Comprehensive Graduate since 2016. She

Staci Kessel

BASI Qualified Instructor

Staci Kessel

Staci holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from California State University at Fullerton.

Kazumi Kimura

BASI Qualified Instructor

Kazumi Kimura

Kazumi has been a BASI Comprehensive Graduate since 2016, after undergoing a full year in the BASI Apprentice Program

Rachel Park

BASI Qualified Instructor

Rachel Park

I started Pilates as a client to build up a balanced, healthy lifestyle because it is innovating and exciting!

Laura Sotelo

BASI Qualified Instructor

Laura Sotelo

Laura Sotelo is currently a Dance Director for the Santa Ana Unified School District.

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