Certified Pilates Instructor Nicholas Hongola got hooked on Pilates after one of his movement teachers in graduate school taught him the 100s. He pursued Pilates and is a graduate of The Pilates Center in Boulder, Colorado. He is also a certified GYROTONIC© Apprentice. In addition Nick is a trained actor and a holds a BA in Theater Arts from UC Santa Cruz and an MFA in Acting from The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Nicholas grew up in Richmond, California and has lived in Santa Cruz, California, Brooklyn, New York and Portland, Oregon. He’s an enthusiastic and warm instructor and works with students of any level. Nick enjoys hiking, camping, cooking, dancing and collecting vinyl.