Claudia’s first involvement in aerobics and fitness began in Paris, France where she was studying for her Bachelor’s Degree in Business and Tourism. Drawn to Pilates for rehab purposes after several athletic injuries, she soon discovered the STOTT PILATES® method. She became an Instructor Trainer and taught at the Corporate Training Center in Toronto until she opened her studio and Licensed Training Center, Pilates Italia in Milan and satellite location in Brussels, Belgium. Pilates Italia is also the official distributor of MERRITHEW™ equipment in Italy. Claudia is proud to hold the designation of Lead Instructor Trainer and the recipient of the ''Going the Extra Mile'' award. Currently studying Osteopathy, Claudia is fluent in 4 languages, continues her athletic life, and loves to teach students and clients.