Michele is the owner of CorSano Pilates and CorSano MELT™ Studio in Ottawa, Canada. A lifelong athlete and native Californian, Michele was introduced to Pilates in 1996 to improve her performance as a marathon runner. She has been teaching STOTT PILATES® since 2005 when she left a successful international healthcare marketing career to pursue her passion for Pilates full-time. Studying under a number of exceptional Master and Lead Instructor Trainers throughout Europe, Israel, the U.S. and Canada, Michele was fully STOTT PILATES certified in 2008 and went on to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2009. After several years teaching in the Netherlands, Michele is now a freelance IT.