Doug is a BASI certified instructor and more recently became an apprentice GYROTONIC teacher. An avid exerciser, over the past 15 years he has enjoyed Zumba, jazz dance, barre and kettlebell classes. He began teaching in 2014, and has studied under numerous Pilates teachers and educators, including Karen Clippinger, Patricia Medros, Elizabeth Larkam, Kuan Hui Chew, and Madeline Black. He has taken several manual therapy courses from the osteopath Joshua Margolis.
His continuing GYROTONIC study is with the master teacher Kathy Van Patten. With each client or group, he is attentive and professional, and designs each session using the Studio M integrated, hands-on holistic approach. Doug teaches both group and private Pilates or GYROTONIC sessions and lives in Sonoma.