Founder and creator of Gone Adventuring, Kristi is a 10 years International, Balanced Body Method, Certified Pilates Instructor and Cardiolates® Instructor with the Pilates Academy International. She is affiliated with the Pilates Method Alliance and the French Pilates Foundation, a Pilates Educator and Influencer. Trained in Paris, she now teaches from her home studio in Santa Barbara, California where she is native to. She has also trained Pilates teachers via pilates workshops in the US, Australia, UAE, Europe…
Before becoming a Pilates Instructor she was an amateur Pro Tennis Player turned Landscape Architect turned Private Chef in Hollywood, then Paris. Pilates was a return to her first passion: the body in movement.
Her love today is to teach the proper technique, precision and benefit of Pilates in a dynamic environment with a specific athletic approach for optimal performance for those active clients – pro athletes. She thrives on being creative and is constantly adding more to her repertoire to challenge the mind and the body. She teaches dynamic movement, athletic focused Instructors’ workshops internationally throughout the year where she shares her passion and knowledge, as well as her creativity in different variations on the Reformer and other apparatuses to inspire, equip and empower teachers teaching the active client.
An avid traveler, mover, and adventurer, Gone Adventuring is her story and the spirit of her brand… ”Pilates is an exploration, an adventure, a constant discovery, as is travel. We can never stop to wonder, to learn and to grow. I seek to bring the two together for the well-being, discovery and joy of all.”