Abbie Appel - Master Instructor
Abbie Appel is an internationally recognized fitness educator with 20 years experience in the fitness industry. As a consultant for Resist-A-Ball, Pilates Institute of America, Body Bar and Fitness Anywhere, Abbie is a program development specialist and provides ACE and AFAA continuing education for group fitness managers, instructors and personal trainers. She has contributed material to both consumer publications such as Self and Prevention and industry journals such as IDEA Fitness Journal and Club Success. Abbie has also starred in numerous fitness videos and can be seen lecturing for IDEA, ECA, and IHRSA. Most recently she was nominated for ECA's Best Female Presenter of 2009 and has been on the IDEA Group Fitness Advisory Committee since 2007. She holds certifications from ACE, AFAA, NASM, Spinning and PIA Pilates. She has been teaching Pilates Mat and Equipment classes for the past 8 years and is certified through PIA as a Master Instructor and travels nationally to teach PIAPilates workshops.