Owner of Saugatuck Studios.

Fran hoyte has been teaching Pilates since 2002. She started teaching movement at age 18 has a kid teaching high impact aerobics classes. She can still do a pretty mean grape vine.

She teaches and loves both classical and contemporary Pilates. She loves the specificity of classical.  She’s also a scientist, and has had a 30-year career in clinical research.  She found her new home when she discovered the Kane School/ Kinected, where questions were investigated, inquiry revered, and movement met medicine.

She’s been teaching as a faculty member for the Kane School /Kinected for 15 years, and was the first branch of the Kane School for the full apparatus program when she opened up Saugatuck Studios in Westport Connecticut in 2011. This was a place where she defined her mission as, “other people”. She wanted to build a place for other teachers to build their own Pilates businesses.

Now she takes that “other people” mission into other realms including voice, speech, communication, and identifying meaningful measures for teachers to  become the best version of themselves.