Hi, I’m Diana Emerich, owner and certified instructor at Brooklyn Bends. Like Joseph Pilates and Juliu Horvath, I came to the Pilates and GYROTONIC methods from injury. Years of training Kyokushin karate, working sedentary jobs and a family history of spinal stenosis had taken its toll. I felt such relief from taking Pilates lessons that I got certified through Core Pilates NYC's comprehensive program. As I gained teaching experience at several studios throughout NYC, I deepened my knowledge of the body and its amazing capacity to rejuvenate, earning certifications in GYROTONIC levels 1 and 2, GYROKINESIS, and the complementary TRX Suspension System. My goal is to help others achieve their goals, whether to relieve chronic pain or win the next marathon.