Shari Berkowitz – is a Pilates Teacher of Teachers and scientist with a Master’s in Ergonomics and Biomechanics. Through her company, Shari Berkowitz & The Vertical Workshop, she researches the human body, writes The Pilates Teacher Blog, creates Pilates continuing education products/tools, runs The Vertical Workshop Pilates Teacher Training Program, and teaches workshops and sessions. While Shari‘s exercise vocabulary is Classical Pilates, her tools, workshops and sessions are for everyone of every style of Pilates and modality of exercise. Shari’s teaching crosses all boundaries; well beyond her original training with Romana Kryzanowska and teacher training for Power Pilates. Her combined work in science and movement gives her a rich base from which to teach.