Evolve Rehabilitation and Pilates is a full functioning Pilates and Biomechanics studio located in Palos Verdes, California. Evolve’s purpose is to not only teach Pilates but to bring a heightened awareness of body mechanics for general fitness, sport-specific training, and rehabilitation. It has been a Host studio to Body Arts and Science International Pilates Comprehensive Certification courses since it opened in January 2006. Owner/Director Anthony Waters is a Physical Therapist who has been practicing in the South Bay of Los Angeles for 18 years. Anthony received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology in 1988 from UCLA and continued his education at the University of Southern California achieving a Masters in Physical Therapy in 1992. He studied under Sarah Lampro Bertucelli in 2002 and finished the Comprehensive Pilates Certification from BASI with Rael Isacowitz in 2004. Since 2008, He has embarked on a “Movement Science Specialization” through The Prague School of Medicine and the teachings of Dr. Pavel Kolar and the late Dr. Vladimir Janda.
Anthony’s passion for proper biomechanics and movement patterns are complimented by the precision, alignment, and efficiency built into the Pilates regime. At Evolve, all instructors are BASI trained and Anthony has furthered his instructors’ training with anatomy and biomechanics workshops. He has adapted these Pilates principles into 3 paramount principles, “Pilates aligns your body, increases movement pattern efficiency, and teaches a person to handle their own body weight.”