DOB: 12-29-53

Ivon Dahl
International Pilates College, 1-on-1 - Master Instructor
Pilates Instructor (since 1972)

Education                                                                                                                                                                                                     
University of California at Los Angeles
Los Angeles Community College                                                                                                                                                                            
University of Nebraska at Omaha                                                                                                                                                                  
Ashford University, London, GB
Connecticut College, New London
Columbia University, NYC

Certifications                                                                                                                                                                                               
CPR/1st Aid-
Red Cross
AFAA-Bally Fitness Inc; Aerobics Fitness Instructor
NFTC-Yoga & Private Fitness Trainer                                                                                                                                                                
Pilates Instructor since 1972, Mentored by Bruce King
Licensed Massage Therapist; Swedish, Shiatsu, Sports, Lymphatic, Deep Tissue, Acupressure for Sports & Dance Injuries, Thai-Massage
International Pilates Certification- Testing Agent
NPC-National Physique Committee of U.S.A. inc.
PADI-Open Water Diver
FCC- Federal Communication Commission; 3rd Class Operator License- Radio & Television
Continental Communications- Television Producer Certificate
Dept of Consumers Affairs/Collection & Investigative Services-Permit #JB 099289
MMOC/MTC-Motorcycle Safety Foundation-Sponsored by CHIPS (California Highway & Interstate Patrol Services)

Cross Country Education-Nerve Entrapments of the Upper Extremity, Kinesia Treatment for Parkinson's Disease and Related Movement Disorders
UCLA-Extensions, Fitness Trainer Certification, Non-Profit Management

Teacher
International Pilates College - One-on-One Pilates Education programs
National Endowments for the Arts, Artist in the Schools Program- Movement Specialist Assistant to Walter Nicks
French Ministry of Culture; Centre Formation Poitou-Charentes Danse- staff
University of Nebraska at Omaha- guest teacher
Duke University; American Dance Festival- guest teacher
Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance
The Vertical Club- NYC; Fitness Instructor
Bruce King Dance & Pilates Studio-Pilates Intern

Dancer
Martha Graham Dance Company- Domestic & International Tours
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre-Scholarship
The Moving Company- Soloist, Lead Dancer & Choreographer
Quincy Edwards Dance Theatre- Soloist
European Tours sponsored by the French Ministry of Culture- Soloist
United Way with the Republic of China at The Lincoln Center, NYC- Soloist, Lead Dancer & Choreographer
U.S. Ambassadors of Good Will Tours- Europe, Africa & the Middle East
Walter Nicks Dance Theater- Guest Artist
Chuck Davis Dance Theatre- Guest Artist
Mesa Civic Ballet Company- Guest Artist
Night Life Jazz Show- Lead Dancer

Body Building Competition Awards
7-FIRST PLACE- Mr. New York City, Mr. El Paso, Today’s Physique Championship, Mid Atlantic Classics, NYC Metropolitan Bodybuilding Competition, Huntington Beach Classic, Golden West Classic
5-THIRD PLACE- Tri-State Championship, Mr. San Antonio, East Coast Open, Mid-Atlantic Mixed Pairs
1-FIFTH PLACE- Eastern USA Championships
2-BEST POSER AWARDS- Metropolitan NYC Bodybuilding Competition, Mid-Atlantic Classics
3-OVER-ALL WINNER- Mr. El Paso, Mid-Atlantic Classics, Today’s Physique Championships

Business & Affiliates
Ivon Dahl, Inc.
International Pilates College inc.- Board of Directors
National Organization of Credibility Assurance- member
American College of Sports Medicine- member
International Pilates Certification- testing agent
International Pilates Convention- Program facilitator
Body Basic Aerobic Studios- founder
Angel City Gym- founder
Madison Avenue Muscle- Model Agency
AGMA-American Guild of Musical Artists
AFTRA/
SAG- Screen Actors Guild
PMA-Pilates Method Alliance- past charter member

SGLC- Society for Gay and Lesbian Community Inc.- Board of Directors
LGBT- The Ed Gould Village, Senior Program
Project Rainbow- Charitable Foundation
Career Transition for Dancers- Pilates Instructor Training
GDA-Guide Dogs of America- Volunteer Puppy Raiser

Creative Projects
Published- 'The Pilates Bible', 'The Pilates Dictionary', 'The Pilates Encyclopedia', 'The Pilates Nomenclature'
International Magazine Articles and 'Kids' a literary art book
T. V. / DVD & Video Production-‘Abs Obsession’, Consultant on 'Empowering Pilates for Teens'
Audio tape- Self-Hypnoses/Motivation
Fine Arts- National Golden Key Recipient for pottery and ink drawings, Fine Arts Painter
Tennis- State Champion in doubles competition
Fencing- coached by Olympic gold medallist in 'Foil'

Ivon Dahl is the only Pilates Master with 3 Post Graduate Degrees and experience as a professional dancer and national competitive bodybuilder.
He has taught beginners, elite athletes, post-rehab clients, children, seniors and currently volunteers for community outreach workshops.


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