Rhoda Daniel Owner. NCPT (Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher) 300 Hr Yoga Instructor, AFAA, and U.S. Army Physical Fitness.
Rhoda holds a Bachelors of Science in Biology Ecosystems from Eastern Michigan University, Masters in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College; and is an Iraq War Veteran. After 34 years in the Army and Army National Guard; Colonel Rhoda Daniel retired. She is passionate about her second career at Bay Area Pilates, and has over 30 years as a Fitness Professional. Rhoda has taught a variety of classes, interwoven throughout both her military & civilian careers; that matured into a focused specialty of teaching Yoga since 1997 & Pilates beginning in 2005. Before Bay Area Pilates, Rhoda taught at a number of facilities; taught Military Personnel at U.S. Army Schools, on Installations; and taught elite Soldiers & Marines during combat operations in Iraq. She has experienced for herself the benefits of Pilates related to her own fitness, and injury rehab/recovery. Rhoda maintains her NCPT attending a variety of Pilates Continuing Education, and is a member of the PMA (Pilates Method Alliance). Prior to earning her NCPT; Rhoda completed her Comprehensive Pilates Certification thru Balanced Body. Rhoda incorporates all of her training with clients. She hopes to bring Pilates to more athletes and Veterans. Outside of teaching, she enjoys gardening, trail running, and volunteers with a few non-profit charity organizations.