Amy Gage Yildizli
Born and raised in New Orleans Louisiana, Amy Gage Yildizli studied at the University of Washington in Seattle before moving to Turkey in 1999. While in Seattle Amy completed training to become a DONA certified Doula with the amazing Penny Simkin and the Seattle School of Midwifery, she also trained to be a post partum Doula and a childbirth educator. Amy’s passion for Pilates began 12 years ago culminating in the completion of the BASI Pilates Comprehensive Teacher Training Course in Athens, Greece. After completion of her certification training, Amy went on to complete pre and post natal Pilates training with Carolyne Anthony and the Center for Women’s Fitness in Costa Mesa, California. She has continued her training and attended many workshops and seminars. In October on 2012 she had the privilege of attending the BASI mentor program taught by Rael Isacowitz the founder of BASI. This year she became a certified Buff Bones® Instructor, Buff Bones® is a medically-endorsed workout that combines Pilates, functional movement, strength training, and therapeutic exercise with bone-strengthening and balance techniques to optimize the health and safety of your bones. Amy also completed a course with Anthony Lett and Innovations in Pilates which focuses on flexibility development within the Pilates repertoire.