Stemming from a professional background in dance, Vered’s career shifted towards teaching as she became a certified instructor and choreographer in her own dance company. She started studying Pilates in 1991 and became an Instructor Trainer for Merrithew™ specializing in STOTT PILATES® in 2000, the same year she opened her own studio and Merrithew Licensed Training Center. Working closely with rehabilitation centers and implementing various sports specific programs, Vered teaches clients as well as certification courses and continuing education workshops to fitness and health professionals. She is currently pursuing a degree in Exercise Science while lecturing and assistant teaching at University of Illinois at Chicago. Elements in Motion is an approved internship site for University of Illinois at Chicago and is an approved continuing education provider and by ACSM, NSCA and NASM.