Nora Gomez-Dears is the founder and director of Atelier Pilates since 2001. Atelier Pilates was a large Pilates teaching facility in Somerville, MA from 2001-2016. Under Nora's guidance hundreds of students in the US and abroad got trained in classical Pilates through Power Pilates and Buff Bones. Atelier Pilates also hosted well known Pilates instructors through the 15 years in Somerville, MA. I.E. Michelle Larsson, Lolita San Miguel, Alex Garcia, Amy Taylor Alperns, Debora Kolwey to name a few.
Atelier Pilates provided the most up-to-date instruction, equipment and licensed Pilates instructors in the New England area. Nora has now brought this level of expertise to Naples, Florida. The "new" Atelier Pilates in N. Naples will offer private and semi-private lessons. This private space will allow students to work on individual needs without distractions or interruptions. Nora will develop a unique and customized program to enhance the client's level of fitness, coordination, and injury prevention. It is Nora's belief that a customized and supervised workout will help you achieve your personal fitness goals.
University of Wisconsin BS in Physical Ed and Dance 1987
Antioch Univ. graduate work in Dance Mov't Therapy and Counseling Psychology 1999
Academy of Movement Nashua, NH founder/director 2000-2010
Physicalmind Institute Pilates training/certification with Mary Bowen 1997
Power Pilates Teacher Trainer 2002-2010
The Pilates Method Alliance License 2010-current
The Pilates Center of Boulder 600 hour teacher training program and Master program 2011-2012
Classical Pilates Education Teacher Trainer 2014- 2017
Buff Bones Teacher Trainer 2012 - current
The Pilates Standard Leading Education Advancement Program graduate and continuing education provider 2018 - current