Outside of the Pilates domain, Katie earned an MA in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University and a BS in Physiology & Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego.
In addition to her formal training, she holds a certificate in the Complete Pilates Method Continuing Professional Education with Chris Robinson as well as a certificate in the Pilates Professional Advanced Teacher Training (PPATT) with KRN NY Pilates. She continues to study under the close mentorship of Kathi Ross-Nash and is currently enrolled in the studio's PPATT Teachers of Teachers program.
She was a top five finalist in the 2014 Women’s Health Magazine Next Fitness Star competition and is regular contributor to both Women's Health Magazine and BuzzFeed News. She can be found as a model in Kathi Ross-Nash's Pilatesology tutorials, The Red Thread of Pilates textbooks, and Brooke Siler's Women's Health Big Book of Pilates.
Katie is the co-founder of The Contrology Cohort, a Pilates studio based on the Upper East Side of New York City. For more information on the studio, visit www.ContrologyCohort.com.
2011 UC San Diego, BS Physiology & Neuroscience
2015 Columbia University, MA Exercise Physiology
2013 Re:AB Pilates, 700 Hour Comprehensive Pilates Certification
2015 S6 Fitness, Complete Pilates Method Continuing Professional Education
2018 KRN NY Pilates, Pilates Professional Advanced Teacher Training (PPATT)
2018 KRN NY PPATT Teachers of Teachers Program (Currently enrolled)
2012 Model in FitnessBuddy app
2013 Model in The Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates
2014 Women’s Health magazine Next Fitness Star Finalist
2015 EAS Sports Nutrition Sponsored Athlete
2015 Model in The Red Thread of Pilates: Baby Chair
2015 Model in The Red Thread of Pilates: High Chair
2016 #SOLSofNYC Ambassador
2017 Skechers Sponsored Athlete
2017 Equinox Firestarter Campaign Video
2015-2019 Women’s Health magazine Action Hero
2019 Model in The Red Thread of Pilates: Foundational Reformer
2019 Model in The Red Thread of Pilates: Wunda Chair
2019 Equinox Banded Campaign Video
One of her generation’s leaders.
Katie Yip has a unique curiosity and dedication to the athletic spirit of the original Pilates work that sets her apart. Through years of faithful study with the field’s most deeply respected teachers, she has earned profound knowledge that, combined with her genuine enthusiasm for the method, have already established her as one of her generation’s leaders.