About Taylored Fitness

Brooke Taylor is a graduate from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a dual major in BFA in Dance and Choreography and a BA in Psychology. In 2003 she moved to NYC pursuing a professional career in dance and fitness. She is currently working as MERRITHEW Instructor Trainer, specializing in STOTT PILATES ® and is the founder of Taylored Fitness NY LTD. Brooke holds several different National and International fitness certifications including ACE, AFAA, NASM, STOTT PILATES ® and is a Certified RRCA Running Coach. She specializes in Corrective Exercise Training, Cardiorespiratory Training, Exercise Performance, Weight Management, Pre and Postnatal, Neuromuscular stretching and special populations. Brooke is also a certified STOTT PILATES ® Instructor Trainer certifying new instructors nationally and internationally.

As a course instructor trainer she teaches various workshops on anatomy, postural analysis, kinesiology and corrective exercise training. Through her knowledge of the human body she has been able to design safe and effective programs for her clients that are based on their individualistic needs and goals. Brooke always led a very active lifestyle and continues to embrace her love for movement by helping others create a life incorporating health and wellness. Through her foundation she has had the ability to work with various individuals pre and post surgery to help them rehabilitate and move freer. Her private clientele consists of actors/actresses, broadway singers/dancers, models, athletes, business men and women, lawyers, teachers, graphic designers, etc. She views fitness as a way of life and looks at every “body” as a new challenge. She believes that health is mental, physical and emotional. You need to have the mind/body connection in order to see optimal results. She has been awarded as the Top District Trainer for 2008, 2009, and 2010 with NYSC.

Certifications

  • Fully certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer -Intensive Mat-Plus* (IMP), Advanced Mat (AM), Intensive Reformer (IR), Advanced Reformer (AR), Intensive Cadillac, Chair, and Barrels (ICCB) &l Injuries and Special Populations (ISP) – Instructor Trainer Certified
  • NASM Personal Training Certification
  • AFAA Personal Training Certification
  • ACE Personal Training Certification
  • National Safety Council CPR Certification
  • American Heart Association CPR/AED (2004 – present)
  • RRCA Certified Running Coach (2010)
  • Red Cross First Aid Certification (2010)
  • Kettlebell Concepts (2010)
  • Precision Nutrition studying -2011
  • Vbarre Certification (2012)

Continuing Education

  • Pre & Post Natal
  • Cardio Respiratory Specialist
  • Nutrition Fundamentals
  • NASM Neuromuscular Stretching
  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • NASM Weight Management Certification
  • Weight Loss Specialist
  • Integrated Strength Training
  • Dance New Amsterdam’s Pilates Stability Ball
  • Mini Stability Ball
  • Jumpboard Interval Training
  • Athletic Conditioning on the V2 Max Plus Reformer
  • Foam Roller Challenge
  • Fitness Circle Challenge
  • Toning Ball
  • Total Body Toning
  • Juan Carlos Santana’s A-Z of Functional Training
  • Mini Stability Balls
  • Matwork for Breast Cancer Rehab Workshop
  • Pilates with Props Level 1
  • Postnatal Pilates
  • Bootcamp Enhanced Exercise Etc.
  • Lumbo-Pelvic Stability and Function
  • Jumpboard Interval Training 2
  • Prenatal Pilates on the V2 Max Plus Reformer
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Edge
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Stability Cushion
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Chair
  • Programming for Osteoporosis Management (2011)
  • Programming for Scoliosis Management (2011)
  • Intensive Sculpting Challenge or Flex Band #4 (2011)
  • STOTT PILATES® Functional Training with the Ftiness Circle® (2012)
  • STOTT PILATES® Reformer & Platform Extender (2013)
  • ZEN・GA™ Power & Strength (2013)
  • ZEN・GA™ V2 Vinyasa on V2Max Plus Reformer (2013)
  • CORE™ Power & Stamina: Medicine Ball Training Level 1 (2013)

Services

Pilates Pilates Brooke Taylor is a certified STOTT PILATES ® Instructor Trainer certifying new instructors nationally and internationally. Functional Training Functional Training Designed to safely and effectively create exercises that mimic movements that aid in every day life or sports specific tasks. Pre / Post Natal Pre / Post Natal Are you pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? Learn how to stay healthy and active during your pregnancy. Bootcamp Bootcamp Bootcamp is designed to challenge you mentally and physically through high circuit interval training utilizing your body weight. Bridal Shape Up Bridal Shape Up Ready to raise a few eyebrows and wow the crowd as you walk down the aisle? Working with my "bride to be" is my favorite. Weight Management Weight Management With this program we will bring you more in tune with your body and discover what you need to do. Marathon Training Marathon Training I will help you design a program and set attainable goals from your current running status/history.