Catherine Collins is the Owner and Founder of Crescent City Pilates. Her innovative and original approach to Pilates is based on 8 years of experience as an instructor. Grounded in anatomy and bio-mechanics, she brings both traditional and non-traditional Pilates based movement to her teaching. In 2003 she received her Pilates training from The Physical Mind Institute under the direction of Lesley Powell of Movements Afoot in New York and Doris Pasteleur-Hall, Master teacher and movement educator. Catherine also completed an extensive training in structural integration and advanced anatomy with recognized educator and author, Thomas Myers. She has also learned from and remains inspired by Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Diane Lee, and Debra Goodman. Her deep commitment to understanding how the body moves, continual research, and her positive approach to exercise helps empower others to develop their movement potential, and with it their health and happiness.