Michael received his comprehensive teacher training and certification in 2003 through Retrofit Pilates in Santa Monica, CA; a Pilates Method Alliance certified studio under the tutelage of Barbara Wintroub, Director & Gold Member Pilates Method Alliance certified. A competitive cross country runner at a very young age, Michael completed two marathons by age 13. His disciplines continued with training in dance, providing him with a strong foundation for an emphasis on precision to which he credits on becoming the disciplined Pilates instructor he is today.Michael is a senior level Pilates instructor with Equinox Gym and formerly taught Mat Pilates classes at the Debbie Allen Dance Academy. He has worked with chiropractors and physical therapists, implementing Pilates based rehab exercise programs for a wide rage of injuries and overall fitness. Michael continues to broaden his knowledge by attending cutting edge workshops as well as train in both the contemporary and classical Pilates method.