Juan has over 18 years of fitness teaching experience having built an extensive client base in New York City. Formerly a professional dancer in Chicago, Juan was introduced to Pilates while completing a Degree in Dance from Columbia College Chicago. Juan has studied with Master Instructors Romana Kryzanowska, Bob Leikens, Susan Moran, and Alycea Ungaro. As a Teacher Trainer Juan joined the Power Pilates in NYC where he began to mentor instructors and certify apprentices from all over the world. Since then Juan has taught numerous Teacher Trainer programs, and Continuing Education workshops across the U.S. and in 2014 Juan left Power Pilates.
Aside from training celebrity clients such as Bobby Flay, Diane Von Furstenberg, Hugh Grant, Mellody Hobson, Alexandra Neil, Kate Shaw, Regina Spector, and Sofia Vergara Juan also continues to teach a wide range of client levels including children, pre and post natal, and senior citizens. Juan has been featured on ABC and WPIX morning and workout segments, LA Confidential Magazine, and several Pilates DVD's and workout downloads on Leadersinfitness.com.
Juan is currently a Lead Trainer and Teacher Trainer at Real Pilates NYC. Juan has presented at the Annual Pilates Method Alliance Meeting, Real Pilates Workshops and Teacher Training Seminars globally.