Benjamin Degenhardt

Brooklyn, NY 11211

Benjamin Degenhardt is an acclaimed Pilates teacher, teacher of teachers, and presenter. He has been involved in the world of movement education for over 15 years, and has been presenting his work at numerous conferences and training facilities around the world.

Benjamin is the creator of innovative programs that combine his extensive experience in Pilates and fitness training with his background as a professional dancer and dance teacher, as well as his accomplishments as an educator in the movement field.

Studying the Pilates method since 1998, Benjamin has completed classical and contemporary training programs and is certified through the Pilates Method Alliance. He holds additional credentials as a Neurokinetic Therapist, Functional Movement Screen Specialist, Simonson Technique Teacher, and continues to study with a diverse group of experts in the movement field.

His teaching methodology is strongly informed by his extensive research of the history and evolution of Joseph Pilates’ traditional work, as well as his passion for the physical culture movement.

In addition to teaching and presenting, Benjamin serves as a coach and consultant for individual teachers and reputable companies alike, elevating their services and programming in the current fitness and wellness landscape. He is also a dedicated writer whose website was named one of the most impactful Pilates blogs on; a featured teacher on Pilates Anytime, Pilates on Demand, and Pilates Style Magazine; and the mastermind behind March MATness—an annual global awareness campaign for Pilates Mat work.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Dance - Performance/Choreography, Fontys Dansacademie (Tilburg, the Netherlands)
  • Teaching credential, Simonson Technique, Dance Space Center

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

PMA - PMA Certified Pilates Teacher
FMS - FMS Certification
Pending Verification

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Benjamin's Locations

Benjamin Degenhardt

Within 10.00 miles of 11211 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$115.00 / hr, Discounts available on session packages of 10 or more

Payment Methods

Cash, Credit Cards, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Featured Instructor on Pilates Anytime (
  • Featured Instructor on Pilates On Demand (
  • Keynote speaker at various conferences

Languages Spoken

Dutch, English, German



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