Ashley Brooks is the owner and lead instructor of Holistic Movements Pilates & Barre Studio. Comprenhensively trained and certified through the PhysicalMind Institute, Ashley has knowledge and experience with all Pilates apparatus and matwork repertoires. Teaching for over 11 years in the Volusia county area, she has extensive experience with a wide range of clientele and has worked with special populations such as clients that are post rehab, including those with knee, hip and shoulder replacements, scoliosis, chronic neck and back pain, osteoporosis, and degenerative osteoarthritis, as well as pre/post-natal women and sport specific athletes. In addition to her Pilates certification, she also carries a Personal Training certification through AFAA, a Barre certification through Balanced Body® Pilates, a Plant-Based Nutrition certification through eCornell and a 200 hr Yoga teacher certification. She has designed and taught workshops throughout the area, including a custom SI Joint Stability workshop for the Physical Therapy department of Florida Memorial Hospital. Starting Holistic Movements in February of 2012 as an In Home Pilates and Personal Training business, in June of 2012 she opened Holistic Movements' first studio location. Her mission is to empower others toward better health and living through the art of mind-body exercise.