Deborah Lessen, NCPT
Deborah Lessen 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 protégé, Carola Trier.
Ms. Lessen is a regular international presenter, conducting a roster of continuing education workshops and seminars for Pilates teachers.
Ms. Lessen is a founding member and Past President of the Pilates Method Alliance, serving on the Board of Directors from its inception until 2010. She was instrumental in the creation of the PMA Pilates Certification Exam(now the National Pilates Certification Program), the only 3rd party credentialing exam for Pilates professionals. She is editor and a contributor to the original PMA Pilates Certification Exam Study Guide and Founding Chair of the PMA Certification Commission.
Deborah Lessen Pilates LLC was established in 2011, offering high-end Pilates equipment and accessories.