Andrew Wingert is a BASI certified instructor. He did his training in the BASI dancer specialization graduate program under Karen Clippinger. He was first introduced to Pilates as a ballet student, and used it during his professional dance career as means of cross training. He moved to Oregon to dance for the Oregon Ballet Theater for a couple of seasons. His experience from dancing and from practicing Pilates for some many years gives him an approach to movement that utilizes his dancer background, and also focuses on the importance of a balanced class.