Valerie was a stay at home mom when she began taking Pilates mat classes. She loved the strengthening and the overall body awareness she gained.
Her quest to learn more about the method lead her to a 600 hour Classical training program under her mentor, Karen Pecarsky in her Philadelphia training studio. While she trained as an apprentice in this energetic environment, she worked as a receptionist, taught mat classes and remained on staff as an Instructor for nearly 8 years, working with a broad range of clients.
Valerie has a warm and friendly teaching style. She wants her clients to have fun and feel challenged in every session.
Valerie is a NCPT (National Certified Pilates Instructor and a member of PMA (Pilates Method Alliance). She also holds an additional certification for Pregnancy and Postpartum Corrective Exercise Specialist.