Theresa Ouano has over 18 years of Pilates teaching experience and created Poise Pilates on Kauai in 2001. She is a PhysicalMind Institute Certified Pilates Instructor, Pilates Golf Training Specialist and ACE Personal Trainer. She has over 20 years of experience in martial arts and is a dancer, surfer, triathlete and marathoner. All of this experience has given her a wealth of knowledge about appropriate exercise pacing, realistic goals, injury prevention and astute individualized exercise selection. In April of 2013 she completed the Movement Strategies Course at the Pilates Rehab Summit supporting Heroes in Motion®. She is inspired to continue to learn and improve in the art of teaching and through teaching inspire others.