Certified Pilates Instructor
Adé McCray BFA-Dance, PMA ® CPT
Adé has been involved in health, fitness and dance for as long as he can remember since his childhood in Africa. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and received his postgraduate degree from The Dance Theatre of Harlem in New York. Ade’ was contracted for six years with The Bavarian State Opera in Munich as a guest performer and choreographer.
His love for dance and the desire to prevent injuries led him to discover the benefits and beauty of Pilates. In 2001 he began teaching Pilates in Germany, working primarily with dancers and athletes. In 2006 Ade’ moved to Arizona where he obtained his Stott Pilates education and Polestar Pilates Certification. Since then he has been working in a physical therapy environment inspiring clients to meet their goals, whether rehabilitative or fitness related. He is very proficient in identifying anatomical imbalances and providing the proper exercises to correct and/or improve them.
Adé’s other passions include music producing, swimming, traveling and time with his family.