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 a satellite location in Brussels, Belgium. Claudia is proud to be a Lead Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES, is fully certified in STOTT PILATES Rehab and is also an IT for CORE™ Athletic Conditioning & Performance Training™. In 2012, she received 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.