My biography? Well, my current biography starts now, with our new studio, Pilates Challenge, Inc. I have moved from a 20-year career as a ballet dancer into Pilates, becoming a Romana’s Pilates-certified instructor and, now, becoming an entrepreneur. With that transition, I changed from being all about me (or at least I’d like to think I have changed) -- focusing on building my own body, developing my“talent,” and perfecting my performance -- and I instead began focusing on helping others. Through my training, experience, teaching and, yes, injuries, I have learned about Pilates, the body, and movement. I try to tap that knowledge in a way that helps clients use Pilates to develop their minds and bodies. I also have completed other training and certifications, which have no direct relevance to Pilates but provide insight into body mechanics; each has brought me back to Pilates and has strengthened my goal of furthering an awareness of and access to the Pilates Method. Experience? Knowledge? Ability? In the end, it is up to you. I leave it open for you to decide, based upon my work. (Which, by the way, I know – or at least have been told (by my mom)-- is really good!) I am just like you, trying to do the best I can with what I have. Trying to share the most I can with as many people as possible. I might be right, I might be wrong, but we are all humans and every mind is a completely different world. I could say that I was able to do ten pirouettes (I could, by the way), but the question of who is a good teacher is very subjective, don’t you think? I am a free spirit with a great amount of intuition and an open mind to learn as much as I can. Otherwise, I would die (in a metaphoric way). If you have the same way of thinking, stop reading and let’s get to work!