Our Team

All Sanctuary Pilates Staff are fully certified, and carry years of experience in many forms of movement education.




Kate Artibee, Owner, Founder, Master Trainer

Kate Artibee (Sanctuary Pilates® Owner, Founder, Master Trainer, Doula, Yoga, Pilates) is a master pilates teacher and a fully certified pre-natal and yoga instructor as well as a DONA trained Doula. With a holistic approach to movement and personality, Kate incorporates many techniques into her teaching including Laban Movement Analysis and Alexander Technique.With a background in yoga, puppetry and trapeze, Kate has a fun and functional approach to mind/body work. Kate is creative in her teaching and believes that it’s never too early or late to develop a personal practice that will create a lifetime of mental and physical harmony.

Sanctuary began as a small private practice in 2003, and in 2007, Kate developed the NYC schools holistic movement program and founded the accompanying non-profit Sanctuary In Schools.