Ia, also known as Ari, grew up on the beaches of a beautiful Island in Venezuela. It was there that her love for sports (surfing and skateboarding, tennis, dance and artistic gymnastics) blossomed. These sports helped her understand how much her body craved and loved MOVEMENT! Her biggest dream however was to be an obstetrician and bring babies into the world, but life led her to be become a Publicist. Despite having an established career, an opportunity came to take a Pilates Certification training. With her love of exercise in her heart, she decided to take the leap and go for it. Ia now has more than 10 years of experience teaching and she is dedicated to transforming people's lives through pilates. Her love of movement shines through in her classes so do not hesitate to try them and fill yourself with unstoppable energy and endless smiles!