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Laura Gideon

Los Angeles, CA 90066

I been involved in the Health-Fitness industry for over 30 years, beginning as an “Aerobics Instructor” in 1981 to owning several Fitness Businesses over the years. I hold a Masters degree in Exercise Science and have held multiple Fitness Trainer Certifications throughout the years in addition to a Pilates Certification from IM=X Pilates (based in NYC). Presently, I Co-Own Bamboo Balance LLC, Aquatics & Fitness Training with my husband and have a private Pilates/exercise studio in my home in addition to teaching Pilates Mat classes at Santa Monica Yoga, The Getty Center, Guest instructor at Rancho LaPuerta Spa/resort in Tecate MX, and as a Corrective Exercise Therapist at Goodman Physical Therapy.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Public Health, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Master's Degree, Exercise and Health Science, Southern Connecticut State University

Years Experience


Certifications / Trainings

NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
Not Verified
IM=X Pilates Studio - Basic: Pilates 5-Day Intensive Certification
Agency Unavailable

CPR Certified

Amerian Heart Association
American Heart Association

AED Certified

Laura's Locations

Santa Monica Yoga

1640 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-4822

Bamboo Balance LLC Fitness and Aquatics training company

Within 5.00 miles of 90066 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$75.00 / hr, In-studio rate

Payment Methods

Cash, Cashier's Check, Personal Checks

Awards & Accomplishments

Languages Spoken



1 Review

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Jolene Fass on Sep 28, 2015

    I took private Pilates lessons with Laura for about two years before moving out of town. She was technical and motivating. I wish I could train with her again - I was in the best shape ever!