Katarina was born and raised in Slovakia. She devoted her youth to figure skating where she discovered her passion for physical activities and sports. She moved to Australia to attend the International College of Sydney with a Major in Marketing. After returning to Slovakia, she coached figure skating while finishing her studies at the University in Bratislava with a major in Sports Management. Katarina moved to the United States in 2002. It was then that she discovered Pilates and Gyrotonic . After observing how Gyrotonic can positively affect one’s life, she decided to become a certified Gyrotonic instructor. Now Katarina enjoys helping people to discover freedom of movement in Gyrotonic . She finds that it brings improvement of flexibility and overall physical condition. She also enjoys teaching because it brings her more energy and happiness. When not at the studio, Katarina loves enjoying time with her friends and traveling.