pilatesonpier

Melissa celebrating 15 yrs teaching Pilates on the pier for the NY Parks & Recreation Department

In 1992 Matthew Cadorette and Melissa Ricci began establishing their reputations as top trainers while working for some of New York’s most exclusive health clubs.

By the end of the 90’s they established a private clientele and trained exclusively in peoples home or independent gyms located through out New York City.

In 2002 Matthew and Melissa created base fitness to better address individuals muscular imbalances and physical limitations that often hindered their sports performance and activities of daily living.

Clients range from students to business executives, from fashion models and seasoned athletes to sedentary individuals looking to make a lifestyle change. Matthew and Melissa combine their passion for athletics and dance with the most effective techniques in sports conditioning and fitness to help get their clients the most benefit and enjoyment from their workouts.
Credentials

Matthew and Melissa hold some of the fitness industries most comprehensive national certifications including:

NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine)
ACE (American Council on Exercise)
AFFA (Aerobics and Fitness Association of America);
Kane School Of Core Integration (Original Pilates Method)
IM=X Pilates (Integrated Movement Exercise)
Yogafit
Pre/post natal (Reebok University)