Gotham Pilates Studio

Founder Laura Sepulveda opened Gotham Pilates in August, 2005.  Our goal is to help others be their best selves through movement & body awareness.

Studio Philosophy

At Gotham Pilates we encourage our clients  to honor their body and to use what's available at each moment!  We acknowledge that EVERYBODY'S BODY is different EVERY DAY.  When we honor that we are mindful and move to our best potential.

About Laura Sepulveda

Career Highlights

Owner of Gotham Pilates, La Jolla, CA   August 2005 – Present

Guest Presenter at The Doris Howell Foundation

Presenter of Wellness Seminars at Pharmaca, La Jolla, CA

Guest Instructor at Rancho La Puerta Pilates Specialty Week Feb. 2008

Pilates Director for Planet Fitness La Jolla, CA  2002-2005

Group Fitness Program Director at Club La Jolla, 2000-2004

Faculty member with the Musical Theatre Department at

Coronado School of Arts, 2002 – 2004

Education and Credentials

Bachelor of Science, Dance Therapy/Education, New York University

Studied Ideokinesis with Andre Bernard at NYU

Yoga Certification 200 hour La Jolla Yoga Center 2013

Pilates certified from The Pilates Institute of Southern California 2004

Over 35,000 hours of personal training and teaching

Business Credentials

MBA Candidate RADY School of Management UCSD, 2014

Registered Representative at Smith Barney, La Jolla, CA 1999-2002


Mindful exercise with a focus on efficient movement, flow & function

Kinesthetic education with a focus on alignment, flexibility and balance

Methodology inspired by an amalgam of styles

Pre-Op and Post-Rehabilitation for total hip arthroplasty

Preferred Training Techniques

Individualized programs that yield a balance between mental clarity and physical performance

Use of Ideokinesis to release chronic holding patterns and optimize movement potential

Fitness Philosophy

Live An Active Balanced Life

Hobbies and Interests

Dance          Travel            Desert hiking

Open water swimming       Capital Markets






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