Catherine is a Principal/Director and Teacher Trainer of The United States Pilates Association ® (U.S.P.A. ®). Catherine was a Sr. Level Corporate Executive for ten years. In 1996, she graduated from The New York Pilates Studio ® Teacher Certification Program under an Independent study with Pilates Elder Romana Kryzanowska and established the first Pilates Certification Center in Rhode Island. Catherine’s history in athletics which began as a child with ballet, gymnastics, and competitive swimming extended through her early adult life when she competed in Division One athletics and was ranked for tennis, lacrosse, GS downhill skiing, and equestrian eventing in New England. She credits Pilates with her ability to continue with many of these these athletic pursuits through today while remaining injury free.