Kim Kuznitz was the founder and owner of BENT Pilates Studio, in NYC, from 2003-2015. Kim has worked extensively with special populations, such as clients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) as well as those with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and Parkinson’s Disease.
At the International MS Management Practice Center in NYC, Kim worked with patients with varying degrees of MS under the guidance of Dr. Stephen Kanter, Supervisor of Rehabilitation Services.
Kim has been in the Pilates field for over 20 years, diligently exploring her craft. Her passion for both Pilates and surfing sparked her latest creation Surfilates™, a Pilates and balance-based surf workout. To further develop the Surfilates technique and to highlight its benefits to the surf community she opened a small pop up studio in Rockaway Beach, NY in the summer of 2016. The option of surfing every day called heavily in her heart so in the fall of 2016 Kim packed up her life in NYC and moved to San Diego.
She teaches In Home Surfilates™ in Encinitas and Pacific Beach as well as regular Pilates in Encinitas at Pilates and Beyond Studio. In addition to studio work, she teaches a Paddle Clinic where you can really experience the land to