Lisa became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2006 and an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2011 and ZEN∙GA™ Mindful Movement in 2013. She is an ISCA certified personal trainer, TRX trained, and is also a certified breast cancer exercise specialist. Lisa earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance with Honors and Highest Distinction from the University of Iowa in 2006. Lisa enjoys working with a wide range of Pilates clients; from those recovering from surgery to highly conditioned athletes. In addition to teaching Pilates, Lisa dances and performs professionally with Hurley & Dancers, a modern dance company in Des Moines, and teaches dance to a variety of levels and ages.