Erika was first introduced to Pilates in 1992 as part of her training in classical ballet at Walnut Hill School for Performing Arts. After moving to Boulder, CO in 2001, Erika completed The Pilates Center Teacher Training Program. Erika also completed a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado where she additionally studied anatomy and physiology. Her teaching style is firmly based in classical Pilates and informed by her knowledge of yoga, anatomy, dance, and meditation. Erika also teaches a teacher training program for The Pilates Center at Grasshopper Studios in Marin.