To be a great teacher you must continue to be a great student
- Bernadette Torres

Inspired by my Pilates Mentor, Sheri Long

Bernadette Mirentxu Torres

Founder & Owner of HHPW

  • Pilates for Dancers
  • BASI Honors
  • BASI Master II
  • BASI Master I
  • BASI Mentor
  • NASM-CPT Course
  • The F2 System 
  • Pilates Method Alliance Conference 2019
  • Pilates for Scoliosis 
  • Pilates for Kids 
  • Pilates for Men 
  • Body Arts and Science Internationalâ„¢ Learn from the Leaders 2019
  • Pilates for the Mature Client
  • Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) Mat Course on Rehabilitation Pilates
  • Pilates for the Rehabilitating Client 
  • Pilates for the Overweight Client 
  • San Diego State University: BS in Business Administration, Management
  • BASI Pilates Comprehensive
  • Southwestern College: AA in Accounting with Honors
  • Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
  • Houston Ballet
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • BASI Legacy Program
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT)
  • Pilates through Pregnancy and Beyond
  • Royal Ballet School Teacher Training Webinars
  • American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies
  • Progressing Ballet Technique
  • BASI Comprehensive Pilates Certification (All Apparatus)
International Awards:
  • Riconoscimento al Talento (Recognition of Talent)
  • Riconoscimento alla Carriera (Recognition of Career)

Bernadette is a leader, mentor, and coach. Her professional experience has been centered on various aspects of dance and other physical disciplines. Bernadette was a Principal dancer, performing throughout the US and Europe. While dancing professionally she fell in love with Pilates. Pilates gave her the strength and power she needed to stay injury-free and consistently in peak condition. Bernadette was intrigued by BASI Pilates, recognized as one of the highest caliber Pilates methods for education and instruction. She obtained her 500+ hour Comprehensive BASI Certification under the founder Rael Isacowitz. Since her certification, Bernadette has completed several continuing education courses, workshops, and certifications. Both her extensive experience and caring personality allow her to work with people of all walks of life, ages youth to mature adult. With over 15 years of teaching experience, Bernadette understands how to coordinate and create classes and manage single person classes to large groups classes. Clients love how Bernadette provides a comfortable, supportive, motivational, and educational environment.