Alithea Meyer, Founder of Center Flow Pilates, Classical Romana Style certified Pilates instructor and certified Yoga Alliance instructor with 23 years experience teaching movement and 12 years experience teaching Pilates and 2 yrs teaching Yoga. She is knowledgeable in teaching a wide variety of ages (6-83) , professional athletes and dancers, injured seeking rehab and those just wanting to get back into shape. Alithea was a nationally ranked gymnast until a debilitating back injury forced an early retirement. After numerous attempts with conventional rehabilitation, she found a cure through Pilates. Eager to share her experience of wellness with a desire to help others, she discovered The Pilates Center; a world renowned teaching facility in Boulder, Colorado. Upon her completion of the (900 hr) extensive teacher training program with second generation students of Joseph Pilates and students of Romana Kryzanowski, Kathy Grant and Eve Gentry, she took her skills and knowledge to California where she taught for three years while performing Aerial Dance throughout the country. Ready to open a studio with her own vision, she moved to Portland, Oregon and opened Center Flow Pilates. She received her Yoga teacher training through Marianne Wells Yoga School 200 RYT course. She currently teaches in San Francisco South Bay Area and offers sessions via skype sessions to clients all over the country. Alithea remains active in continuing education courses and is a current member of The Yoga Alliance. Her approach is to connect the mind to the body and movement to the breath to correct and maintain balance within. Along with Pilates, Alithea enjoys, hiking, running on the beach, swimming, yoga, skiing and SUP.