Carla is a PMA®Certified Pilates Teacher, Master Instructor for Peak Pilates® and the owner of Studio BE Pilates. Carla has a BA from the George Washington University and after a 25 year career in the real estate/legal profession, transitioned into a career in Pilates. After discovering Pilates she realized that it offered a more balanced and less stressful lifestyle.
After years of personal practice realized that the Pilates Method was the most successful way to achieve overall health and fitness. She realized that she wanted to share the Method with others and aspired to teach the full Pilates Method.
She completed over 600 hours under Michele Larsson’s internationally renowned program, Core Dynamics in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Most recently she discovered her passion was to practice and teach using the Classical Pilates Method and to train prospective teachers. She joined the Peak Pilates team in 2010 and is currently running teacher training sessions for Peak Pilates. She has been teaching Pilates since 2004 and is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance and IDEA. Carla is also a breast cancer survivor and a Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist, certified by the Pink Ribbon Program™.
As the owner of Studio BE Pilates it is her vision to bring Pilates to the community and to introduce health and wellness through mind body training as well as nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.