Prior to becoming an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ and Lead IT for STOTT PILATES®, Daniella, a former professional classical ballet dancer, successfully ran her own school of classical ballet and fitness in Israel for 18 years. In addition to her dance background, Daniella holds a bachelor's degree in Social Sciences and Education from Haifa University, and in 2004 became an Isometrics Rehabilitation Specialist. Her well-rounded background has allowed Daniella the opportunity to coach championship aerobics and gymnastics teams and to treat and train professional athletes from all disciplines. Daniella is the proud owner of the first, and still the only STOTT PILATES Licensed Training Center in Israel. She most enjoys teaching the therapeutic applications of Pilates, and helping clients with injuries and rehabilitation issues. She has taught courses and workshops and presented at fitness conferences throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.