Annika Carlson
FTP Course Director

With over 12 years as a respected fitness educator and instructor and an extensive background in musical theatre, Annika delivers a fresh and unique approach to Pilates, yoga, and general fitness.

Annika's credits include: creator of Dynamic Power, Pilates for Wimps, and Yoga for Wimps workout videos, media representative for health club chains in both New York and Los Angeles, star of educational videos for group fitness instructors, creator of Pilates education manuals and workshops for clubs in the US and Japan, development team member for the NYC Ballet Workout, and contributing author for Natural Journeys and Fit-to-be-Tied web magazines.

Annika develops education and consults for several fitness companies, including Total Gym, efi Sports Medicine, 24 Hour Fitness Group Exercise, and Powder Blue Productions. 

Bringing nurturing balance into people’s lives while improving their health and self-esteem, she trains a wide variety of clients - from athletes to moms to executives to mature adults - in Pilates, Yoga, and general fitness.  You can also catch Annika teaching at select clubs in Orange County, California and at conferences internationally.