Amy de Sa, CPT-PMA, has been a dedicated teacher of Pilates since 1995. She holds a B.A. in Dance and a B.A. in Psychology from Hope College, Michigan. She is a graduate of the BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Program. As a professional dancer and movement therapy enthusiast, Amy connected instantly with Pilates and appreciated its numerous benefits to people of all ages, genders and fitness levels.
Amy began her Pilates career in 1995 in Chicago, where she completed a previous Pilates Teacher Training Certificate under the training of Romana Kryzanowska and managed a well-known Pilates studio. Continued immersion and education in Pilates led her to Body Arts and Science International, where she was instantly attracted to the BASI Pilates philosophy, methodology and approach to teaching. She continues her studies yearly with Rael Isacowitz, founder of BASI and with the BASI family. In addition to teaching the BASI Pilates Teacher Training programs and continuing education workshops at her studio and other locations in the US, she has also taught in Japan, China, South Korea, Australia and Argentina.
Amy is the owner of Pilates Denver Studio in Colorado, which she opened in 2001 and where she hosts the BASI Pilates courses. She has also been the subject for two front-page articles in the Rocky Mountain News Newspaper in Denver, CO, featured in an article in Pilates Style Magazine, has been a guest teacher in Pilates for the Dance Department at Unicamp University in Brazil, was a workshop presenter at the South American Pilates Conference in Brasilia, Brazil in 2014, was a Mat Class Presenter at the 2015 annual PMA conference and in 2019 will be a Mat Class teacher at the Learn From the Leaders Conference in California and will be a workshop presenter at the Brazilian Congress Pilates Conference in Sao Paulo.
She truly enjoys learning, sharing, educating and inspiring others with the beauty and benefits of Pilates and does so with joy, enthusiasm, passion and compassion.