Want to stay fit during pregnancy and go back to your pre-baby body afterward?
Learn the secrets Patricia imparts to her high profile athlete & celebrity clients
"I'm Patricia ... The sweetest person to ever kick your butt!"
**ALWAYS SPEAK WITH YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM.
Patricia is a professional fitness instructor specializing in both family fitness and pre and post pregnancy exercise that is designed to be safe and healthy for women of all fitness levels and in all trimesters of pregnancy.
Motivating students for over 17 years, Patricia is known for her ability to challenge her clients in a warm and encouraging manner, leaving them inspired and prepared to achieve their goals.
Patricia taught at Harpo Studios in Chicago and has taught a variety of group and individual formats in premier clubs in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. She also and teaches pro athletes including those in the NFL and NBA. Her formats include Pilates, Spinning, Kickboxing, Step, BOSU, Body Pump, Circuit, Outdoor Boot Camp, and Yoga to name a few.
Patricia currently teaches classes in Southern California, where she specializes in pre and post natal rehabilitation, breast cancer survivorship, and several sports-specific indications.
Patricia also has over a decade of experience as a mental health counselor and holds a Master’s degree in art therapy & clinical counseling, and has worked with intensive outpatient programs for multiple populations, including those with eating disorders and in need of weight management.
Patricia is fully certified by STOTT Pilates, holding additional certifications in GYROTONIC Level 1 &2 and GYROKINESIS. She is also certified by the American Council on Exercise.
She has contributed to the design of many exercise formats, including the very popular SculptWorks class (for which she serves as a master trainer). Patricia has completed the 200 Yoga teacher training and is currently in the 300 hour professional program with YogaWorks.
Through her work, Patricia has been featured in and contributed to magazines including Pilates Style (cover story), Self, New Living, and several Chicago based publications. She has also appeared or contributed to ABC's affiliate WLSTV 9, KTLA, KABC, NBC's The Today Show.
Patricia is the creator of the award winning prenatal fitness DVD Belly Beautiful Workout and her follow up DVD Belly Beautiful Postnatal Workout (available for purchase on this site). She was recently awarded the "Producers Choice Award" by 208 Entertainment Inc. and launched her Philanthropic DVD, Power 4 Pink Workout to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Patricia has most recently joined the JAM School Program & The JAM World Record Event bringing fitness breaks to school children across the globe. This fitness campaign helps keep kids active and prevent childhood obesity.
Patricia continues to have a thirst for knowledge and is dedicated to education so that she can provide the latest and the best possible care for her clients, classes, and you!