Sheila is the supervising instructor at PilatesRI, the USPA training center, located in Providence RI. She is a former classical ballet dancer, who began her study of the Pilates method in 1998 in Chicago, IL, under the tutelage of master teacher Juanita Lopez. Juanita worked directly with Romana Kryzanowska teaching workshops and overseeing testing for the Chicago training center.
Sheila obtained her certification from Sari Mejia Santo in 2002 through the New York Pilates Studio Teacher Certification Program.
Sheila moved to the New England area in 2004 and has continued her education by attending workshops and taking lessons, from such wonderful instructors as Jay Grimes, Peter Fiasca, Brett Howard, Kathi Ross-Nash, Mari Winsor, Mejo Wiggins, Dana Santi, and Brooke Siler. Sheila is committed to keeping Pilates pure, authentic and true to its original form.