About the Creator

Laura Helsel is the creator and director of The Pilates Process method. Originally from British Columbia, Laura settled in Toronto following an extensive career in dance. After full Pilates certification and several years of teaching, Laura opened Riverdale Pilates in Toronto in 2001. Collaborating with physiotherapists, she developed The Pilates Process in 2003 offering Therapeutic Courses. Soon after TPP expanded to include Mat and Equipment Training as the adaptations designed for therapeutic teaching proved equally beneficial for the general fitness population as well.

Laura is also a certified Franklin Method Educator. Working with Eric Franklin has had a profound impact on her personal teaching as well as highly influences the Pilates Process courses.