Jackie Rosenthal has been a fitness instructor and trainer for 23 years teaching everything from water aerobics and stretch classes to step, hi-lo and sculpt. She is American College of Exercise (ACE) and Aerobic and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) certified. In 2000, Jackie was certified as a mat and apparatus Pilates instructor through Reformation Pilates and trained under Katy Roelle. She has done additional training and continuing education through Power Pilates and many other Pilates workshops- including many on pre and post-natal Pilates. Although her college studies at Rice University and the University of Texas were in the area of health policy and public health, Jackie minored in kinesiology and exercise science. In her “other” life, Jackie, who has a Master’s Degree in Public Health, works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a Communications Specialist in the area of HIV/AIDS Prevention. She is also the mother of two wonderful children—a 4 year old girl and a 1-year old boy who have shown an affinity for Pilates and mastered many moves including “Hundreds” and “Rolling like a Ball” perfectly.