Debbi graduated from California State University Long Beach with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1994. In 2001, she discovered her passion was in the fitness industry and became certified through Aerobics & Fitness Association of America teaching Pilates and Yoga in both traditional and corporate settings. In 2006, she became a client at John Garey Fitness & Pilates, and then became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor. After a vehicle accident, and subsequent neck and back injuries she has been focused on pursuing specialty tracks in both active aging and rehab to help others achieve their fitness and lifestyle goals. Debbi enjoys teaching reformer classes and is also available for private lessons.