The BASI administrative team works at the international headquarters in Newport Beach, California.
Here the team manages everything including student affairs, operations, coordinating the international education schedule, managing the worldwide network of hosts and faculty, writing the educational curriculum, marketing, running BASI Academy & Studio, and so much more.
Founder & Director
Rael Isacowitz holds a Bachelor of Education and teaching credentials from the Wingate Institute, Israel and a Master of Arts in Dance from the University of Surrey, England. He has been practicing Pilates for close to 4 decades and is recognized internationally as an expert in the field.
Operations Manager, BASI Academy & Studio Host
and much, much more!
Always a smile on her face, Stella is in charge of not only the BASI Studio at the Academy in Newport Beach, but also manage...
Veronika joined the BASI team in 2018 as the International Host Administrator and in-house Photographer, then transitioned to Marketing Coordinator in 2019. A San Francisco Bay Area native, Veronika b...
Student Affairs Coordinator
Kristen found BASI as a former professional dancer looking for a career change. She went through the BASI comprehensive teacher training course in 2009 in Herndon, VA and soon began to teach Pilates f...
Lan Mai joined BASI Pilates in 2015 and currently serves as the Financial Manager who oversees and advises on all aspects of the company's accounting, payroll, and financial activities. Prior to BASI,...
BASI Senior Faculty, Education/Faculty Coordinator
Jennifer Pearlstein came to Pilates with a BA from UC Davis and many years in the fitness industry. She has been on staff since 2001 and is currently the Education and Faculty Coordinator for BASI Hea...
Rael Isacowitz Talks About BASI Pilates History