Wallis trained in pilates in '98 by a physiotherapist while recovering from persistent back spasm, pain, due to severe scoliosis, with curves exceeding 40 degrees. Passionate, trained by multiple physical therapy professionals, eager to impart the valuable lessons, she absorbed the work so well, her initial PT created a certification program so Wallis could teach in the practice & did so 'til 03/02, when founding her own practice. Injury prevention, recovery, posture, alignment, relaxation, in a progressive, comprehensive, integrative, fun, nurturing environment are the premier reasons to work with Wallis.-Studio1Pilates is the only studio with BioMat treatments, & BioMat treatments with pilates sessions. Reiki healing may also be administered. BioMats may be used without heat, or with, from 94 to 158 degrees. They emit negative ions, far infrared light, contributing to an alkaline condition. Higher heat, greater benefit for healing, temporary pain relief. BioMats are medical grade.