Rena grew up here in Utah in a health conscious family of 7 kids with a ahead of her time fitness/nutrition expert mother. Exercise and outdoor movement was apart of life from the earliest memory. So with each trial and stress in life she knew it was the best way to find healing and peace. Starting with a late term miscarriage 18yrs ago that led her searching for a way to heal and restore her body, soul & mind. This is when she was introduced to Pilates and fell in love instantly! Practicing, studying and eventually instructing. She spent over two decades in the high stress corporate world attributing the ability to cope and get ahead mentally to her dedication to a consistent exercise program.
Eight years ago after the passing of her husband she found a need to expand her practice with yoga, more outside activities and return to the fundamentals of Pilates that had been so healing before. Taking more time to listen to the body, mind & soul as one and a desire to help others do the same. She walked away from the corporate world to pursue a life more in harmony with these beliefs.
She is now happily remarried and running a business with her husband. Her three young adult kids are her life. Two military boys and an active singing, dancing daughter.
She believes in creating a health program that adds to your life and enriches it. She has been teaching a Hot Pilates mat class for a couple of years and is loving the privilege to help others and learn from them as well. She is currently one of the Athleta Brand Ambassadors for the state of Utah, encouraging self love, acceptance and health for All Women.