Ana Pernas was born in Uruguay and is of Italian descent. After having completed her Masters degree in Business Administration she worked for several years in the corporate world.
In 2000 Ana discovered Pilates and was immediately impressed by the marked improvement in her overall wellness and dramatic improvement in her running technique.
This experience led her to become a Pilates teacher. She obtained her first teacher training certificate in Uruguay in 2004. In order to further explore the world of Pilates she went to the Pilates Center in Boulder Colorado from where she received her Advanced Teacher Training Certificate in 2012 and in 2014 she took The Kathleen Standford Grant Heritage Training with Cara Reeser.
Ana moved to Zurich in 2013 to teach Pilates and pursue the outdoor lifestyle she loves.
In 2015 she ran the New York Marathon and in 2016 the Jungfrau Marathon. She loves all kind of sports and is happy to share her experience with sports applying the traditional teaching of Joseph Pilates.
She speaks Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and is learning German.