Kyria Sabin Waugaman, PMA®-CPT, is owner and Director of Body Works Pilates Studios and Fletcher Pilates, an international Pilates school offering comprehensive teacher training and continuing education. She founded Body Works Pilates in Tucson, Arizona in 1993. The teacher-training program that Kyria initiated in 1999 was eventually formalized as the Fletcher Pilates Program of Study, and became the first state-licensed Pilates school in Arizona. A graduate of Duke University, a PMA Certified Pilates Teacher and a licensed massage therapist, Kyria developed the Pilates Program at the University of Arizona School of Dance where she serves as Adjunct Faculty. She is an international presenter and has served on the boards for the Pilates Method Alliance, the PMA Certification Commission, the University of Arizona Dance Advisory Board, The Haven Center for Women and the Foundation for Expanding Horizons. Kyria is an avid supporter of the PMA Pilates 4 Youth initiative and is actively involved in its development and dissemination.