"Originally from West Michigan, Nicole grew up doing gymnastics, dance and was a Division 1 collegiate diver. After several injuries and physical therapy sessions, she retired from athletics to pursue her Bachelors degree and a career in Business Development. Nicole discovered Pilates after a spinal fusion surgery where it was introduced to her by her Physical Therapist. It soon became a new passion and credits the success of her recovery to Pilates. Following her heart, she decided to change careers to focus on Pilates full time because of the impact it had on her life and mobility."