Valerie began her Pilates journey in 2004 starting out as a client. After three months of private Pilates instruction she was hooked to the vitality, energy, increased muscle flexibility and strength which changed her life. She then wanted to share her experience through teaching.

Valerie Comprehensively Trained & Completed her Contemporary Pilates Training through Stott Pilates in 2004. She earned her International Certification from Pilates Method Alliance in 2007. Recently, to refine teaching skills and dig deeper, Valerie completed a Pilates Bridge Training Program in 2018, re-studying Original Pilates – by the creator of Pilates, Joseph Pilates. Valerie has trained directly with a Certified Master Instructor 2nd Generation Teacher of Joseph Pilates, Ms. Lolita San Miguel in 2018.

Additional licenses and certifications include: Licenses Buff Bone Pilates Instructor- Bone Health, Total Barre, Pilates. IndoRow Water Rowing Certification, TRX (Suspension Core Training Certification). Continuing education:  Reformer Post Rehabilitation Hips, Shoulders, Spine Injuries & Various Spinal Conditions.