Certified Pilates Instructor
Ana Benchimol is originally from Brazil but has spent most of her life growing up on the islands of Hawaii. Being around the ocean for a majority of her life, she naturally developed a passion for the water leading her into activities such as surfing, bodyboarding and windsurfing. Physical Fitness has always played a major role in her life pushing her towards pursuits in Physical Fitness Education.
Ana has studied and trained in physical fitness for well over 12 years. She received her degree in Physical Education at Orange Coast College CA in 2006 and was awarded the “Best Student Award” in her graduating class. Along with being a Certified Pilates Instructor, she’s also a Certified Personal Trainer and Yamuna Body Rolling Practitioner. In 2010, Ana opened and ran her own Pilates studio and was head of the Pilates program at the Turtle Bay Resort in North Shore, Oahu.