Laura Gideon

Los Angeles, CA 90066

I been involved in the Health-Fitness industry since 1981, beginning as an “Aerobics Instructor” to owning several Fitness Businesses over the years. I hold a Masters degree in Exercise Science and have held multiple Fitness Trainer Certifications throughout the years in addition to a Pilates Certification from IM=X Pilates (based in NYC). Presently, I Co-Own Bamboo Balance LLC, Aquatics & Fitness Training with my husband and have a private Pilates/exercise studio in my home in addition to teaching Pilates Mat classes at Santa Monica Yoga, The Getty Center, Guest instructor at Rancho LaPuerta Spa/resort in Tecate MX, and as a Corrective Exercise and Fascial specialist.

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About Me


  • Bachelor's Degree, Public Health, Southern Connecticut State University
  • Master's Degree, Exercise and Health Science, Southern Connecticut State University

Certifications / Trainings

TBMM - The BioMechanics Method - Corrective Exercise Specialist
NASM - Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
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IM=X Pilates Studio - Basic: Pilates 5-Day Intensive Certification
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CPR Certified

Amerian Heart Association
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American Heart Association
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Amerian Heart Association
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AED Certified

Liability Insurance

  • Lockton

Laura's Locations

Santa Monica Yoga

1640 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405-4822

Bamboo Balance LLC -Pilates & Corrective Exercise Training

Within 5.00 miles of 90066 (Mobile Training Radius)

Additional Information


$90.00 / hr, 3 and 10 Session Packages Available (3 @ $250 10 @ $800)

Payment Methods

Cash , Cashier's Check , Personal Checks

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • 2018 TBMM Corrective Exercise Specialist of the Year Finalist
  • Completed 275 mi Boston-New York (3 Day) AIDS RIDE
  • Completed 20K New Haven CT Labor Day Road Race

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1 Rating

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Jolene Fass on Sep 28, 2015

    I took private Pilates lessons with Laura for about two years before moving out of town. She was technical and motivating. I wish I could train with her again - I was in the best shape ever!