Katie Yip


Katie began her apprenticeship with Chris Robinson at S6 Fitnesin 2010, and then completed her 700 hour comprehensive certification under Brooke Siler and Cary Regan at re:AB Pilates in 2013. 

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)



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.

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