Alexandra Edwards, PMA ®-CPT, fell in love with Pilates while studying dance at Sarah Lawrence College. After graduation she moved to New York City and studied with master teacher Romana Kryzanowska becoming a second generation Pilates instructor in 1996. Over the next decade, Edwards combined her Pilates training with her passion for the arts. She worked with physical therapists to rehabilitate Broadway performers, professional dancers, musicians and seniors. She has taught at studios, clubs, and college campuses. She lives in Carmel, California where she owns and operates Monterey Bay Contrology, a classical studio dedicated to offering Joseph Pilates’ traditional system of exercise.