Mariela Carter is a certified Pilates instructor since 2005 with over 30 years of experience as a physical therapist. She was trained at the renowned The Pilates Studio of Los Angeles in West Hollywood, under the supervision of Melinda Bryan, who was certified under the direction of Grand Master Teachers Romana Kryzanowska and Sari Pace. She is also certified by the National Pilates Certification Program.
Hollywood and television celebrities, professional athletes including NBA players and LPGA golfers, Cirque du Solei performers, and people from all different backgrounds with specialized needs, have benefited from Mariela’s high quality training and personalized attention. She has fused her vast experience as a physical therapist with the Pilates method of body conditioning.
Mariela is also a self-published author of “Can You Touch your Toes?” and the inventor of the patented “EasyBack Cushion”, an ergonomically lumbar support cushion for the back.
Her mission is to promote health and fitness through Pilates and stretching.