Natalia Haigler attended the School of American Ballet in New York at the age of fifteen on a full scholarship. She went on to perform professionally for several seasons with Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle, Washington, where she discovered Pilates while rehabilitating several dance-related injuries. After retiring as a dancer, Natalia pursued her interest in Pilates, earning a certification from Stott Pilates. Since then, she has starred in many of Stott Pilates’ consumer and professional DVD series and has joined them in fitness conventions around the U.S. She has also taught at Pilates studios and gyms in New York, Los Angeles, and San Juan, Puerto Rico, including Pilates on Fifth, Sports Club L.A., Equinox, Crunch, LIV Fitness, and International Fitness, as well as Canyon Ranch wellness resort in Lenox, Massachusetts.
Natalia is fully certified through Stott Pilates and holds a PMA-CPT certification through Pilates Method Alliance. She is currently a Master Trainer for BootyBarre and Hypervibe, a Certified Integrative Health Practitioner, and a Precision Nutrition Health Coach. In addition, Natalia has written articles for Pilates Style Magazine, Fitness Magazine, Imagen, and Buena Vida, as well as other titles geared toward the Hispanic market. She was the face of the Pilates program and promotional materials for New York Sports Club. Natalia also played a dancer in the feature film, Center Stage.
Natalia currently lives in her native Puerto Rico, where she teaches Pilates and BootyBarre in her studio and at the Fitness and Wellness Center in Dorado Beach.