Authors Christine Romani-Ruby My PTontheNET Content My Web Site Christine Romani-Ruby, MPT, ATC, is a rarity in the Pilates world – an experienced Pilates professional with a strong background in physical therapy and fitness. She is a frequent presenter at international fitness and rehabilitation conferences such as NATA, IHRSA, Club Industry, IDEA World, Filex and Can Fit Pro. Christine is a licensed physical therapist, an assistant professor and ACCE in the Physical Therapy department at California University of Pennsylvania, an AFAA certification specialist, an ACE faculty member, a certified athletic trainer and a certified instructor of the Method. Christine is a partner in and the CEO of PowerHouse Pilates, a corporation that trains and certifies fitness and rehabilitation professionals in Pilates and operates two successful sites in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is the co-author of The Pilates Reformer Manual and The Pilates Mat Manual and the co-star of six Pilates videos. She has written for and has been interviewed for articles in IDEA Health and Fitness Source, PT News Line, PT Advance for Directors, Self Magazine, Club Business International and many others. Presently, she is a doctoral candidate in education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.