Originally from Texas, Christie Seaver is now based in Dublin, Ireland, where she is owner of D4 Pilates. A former ballet dancer, her teaching emphasises the classic fundamentals of Joseph Pilates, believing that it can create what he called the “unique trinity of a balanced body, mind and spirit." Christie passionately believes that Pilates is for life, not just the studio. In addition to a podcast, she developed the Pocket Pilates App for iPhone to empower people through Pilates, whether at work, at home, en route or at home. A former journalist, she is also ballet critic with The Irish Times newspaper and always thankful that Pilates keeps her in touch with the joy of movement.