Alyson Mattoon is a multi-disciplined Pilates Instructor, GYROTONIC® trainer, former professional dancer and movement educator in Los Angeles. She is also the creator of the Pilates Dance workout BodyBPM™. Movement has been Aly’s passion, life guide, and inspiration from the beginning. She left her hometown of Sedona, Arizona to pursue dance at The Virginia School of the Arts at fourteen. Upon graduating from VSA with honors, Aly’s professional dance career took flight with The State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, where she danced as a principle dancer for a decade. While dancing she obtained her comprehensive Pilates certification through Body Arts and Science International known as BASI. Aly went on to receive her BA in Performing Arts from the LEAP program (liberal education for art’s professionals) at Saint Mary’s College and GYROTONIC® certification after making LA her home. She has taught and lectured in The Moving Joint teacher training program and hosted many fitness and wellness events. Aly’s teaching style and personality is relatable, energetic, athletic, detail-oriented and always encouraging.