Summer is a nationally certified Pilates trainer through the Pilates Technique Certification in Santa Monica, CA. She is also a member of the Pilates Method Alliance. Summer has made it her mission to train, educate and help clients improve their posture, allowing them to grow stronger by strengthening & toning the core and the backside of the body. Summer grew up in an active outdoor community in West Virginia, and was heavily involved in competitive horseback riding, tennis, dance & gymnastics. She discovered Pilates after a car accident in 2009 that left her with severe back/neck pain (bulging discs/degeneration) that was worsened by a desk job, long commuting, travel & exercise instructors who did not advise correct modifications for chronic/reoccurring injuries.   Summer is a graduate from West Virginia University, and has over 14 years of experience working & teaching in the healthcare industry. Her medical consultant/partner is a Board Certified NeuroRadiologist, M.D.