Christine is an experienced Pilates professional and international presenter with a strong background in physical therapy and fitness. She is the founder and owner of both PHI Pilates and PHI Pilates Studio based in Pittsburgh, PA, a full professor at California University of Pennsylvania, and a member of the faculty at the Ballet Academy of Pittsburgh. Gold certified in Pilates through the National Pilates Certification Program and serving on the National Pilates Program certification commission, she has contributed to the Pilates community with the publication of six books, 13 DVD’s, and multiple articles, podcasts and international workshops and presentations. Chrissy holds a masters degree in physical therapy from Slippery Rock University and has practiced as an orthopedic and sports PT for 29 years. She holds, a doctoral degree in education and bachelor’s degrees in both exercise science and natural science and a certificate in athletic training. Her certifications include Athletic Training, Pilates, TRX, Spinning and the Graston Technique.
Christine has incorporated Pilates into her practice as a physical therapist for over 20 years and she is known by teachers around the world for unselfishly sharing her ideas and techniques for the benefits of clients and patients. Her 9,000 square foot Pilates studio in Pittsburgh is well known to clients for rehabilitation and conditioning and to teachers for continuing education.