Deborah Lessen, NCPT
Deborah is an acknowledged leader in the Pilates field. A former professional dancer and teacher, she was trained to teach the Pilates method by Joseph Pilates’ first protege, Carola Trier.
Now focusing on her first love, Deborah is a regular international presenter, conducting a roster of continuing education workshops and seminars for Pilates teachers.
Ms. Lessen is a founding member of the Pilates Method Alliance, serving on the Board of Directors since its inception. She was instrumental in the creation and implementation of the PMA Pilates Certification Program–now the National Pilates Certification Program, facilitating a broad spectrum of tenured Pilates teachers to work together toward a common goal.