Ernie has been teaching the Pilates since 2004. He received his Pilates Certificate from the renowned Kane School of Core Integration known for its anatomical and biomechanical approach to fitness. He is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance, (PMA), and  experienced in both classical and contemporary Pilates. Ernie also and holds certifications in Gyrotonic including the Gyrotonic Tower Expansion System and Jumping and Stretching Board. He's also certified to teach the Core Align.  

Ernie created the Gramercy Pilates Teacher Training  Program with an integrated approach to anatomy, biomechanics and movement in mind. This integrated approach has  facilitated the learning process for prospective Pilates teachers and allowed them to focus more on the reality of teaching. The program offers a classical choreography foundation with a contemporary approach to anatomy and biomechanics and provides in-depth knowledge of why exercises work for a variety of clients including those with medical conditions and physical restrictions.