Cathleen Murakami is the Department Head of Pilates and the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM® at the world renowned Rancho La Puerta Resort and Spa, located in Tecate, Baja CA, Mexico. Having a fitness career that spans over 30 years, Cathleen apprenticed under in London at the Alan Herdman Studio in 1991. She is GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® certified and has completed teacher trainings with Tim Miller and Erich Schiffman in yoga. Author of Morning Pilates Workouts, and several educational DVDs, you can also find Cathleen on Pilates Anytime with several mat and apparatus classes. A veteran presenter at conventions for over 20 years, she has trained and launched the careers of hundreds of teachers currently instructing Pilates.