David is certified in the Polestar approach of Pilates training for rehabilitation, and is PMA-certified (“Pilates Method Alliance”). David also received classical Pilates training through Core Conditioning in Los Angeles, CA. He graduated from San Diego State University with a master's degree in Exercise Physiology and spent five years teaching Human Anatomy and Dissection at San Diego State University and Miramar College, and continues to be a provider of continuing education coursework for students. His research study, "The Effects of Pilates Based Training on Gait and Balance in an Elderly Population" was published in the International Institute of Sport and Human Performance, and was presented at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) national conference (Seattle, 1999).
David worked in SDSU's Adult Fitness Program conducting maximal exercise testing and developing exercise prescriptions for adults of all fitness levels. His 14+ years and 15,000+ hours of training and experience has provided him with a diverse range of clientele. These collective experiences allow him to bring a strong working knowledge of biomechanics and the musculature of the human body to every exercise session. David actively promotes a safe and effective exercise experience in his studio. He is an avid surfer, and he enjoys playing acoustic guitar and spending time with his family!