SHERRI BETZ, PT, GCS, CEEAA, PMA®-CPT is a graduate of the LSUMC School of Physical Therapy, a Geriatric Clinical Specialist, PMA® Certified Pilates teacher, and Vice-President of Polestar Pilates Education. Sherri also serves on the Board of Directors of American Bone Health, on the FORE (Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education) Professional Education Committee, on the NOF (National Osteoporosis Foundation) Exercise and Rehabilitation Advisory Council and as the Chair of the APTA Geriatric Section’s Bone Health Special Interest Group. She also speaks internationally on behalf of these organizations on the topic of geriatric exercise, bone health and Pilates-based rehabilitation. Ms. Betz was elected as the Vice-President of the Pilates Method Alliance and served on the PMA Board of Directors from 2003-2009, and also serves on the Medical Advisory Panel for the PMA Pilates National Exam to improve the quality of Pilates instruction. Sherri Betz is currently pursuing research at University of Miami on Pilates’ effect on respiratory function and bone health. Sherri is passionately devoted to improving awareness about bone health through development of professional and consumer education as well as through promotion of low-cost community exercise programs for fit and frail older adults.