Linda Henriquez is the founder and director of peace.love.pilates located in Panama City, Panama. She has dedicated the last 25 years expressing her love for movement as a leading and well-respected educator in the fitness industry.
Originally from Miami, Linda started her fitness journey receiving her first certification as an AFAA Group Fitness instructor while studying at Florida State University and continued her fitness education receiving various certifications including Personal Training, Aerobics, Spinning and Senior Fitness.
After struggling with debilitating spinal pain, Linda discovered Pilates in 1996. Her own personal journey with Pilates left her wanting to share Joseph Pilates’ gift with others. She began her Pilates education receiving certification from Balanced Body and Power Pilates Mat.
In 2008, Linda became a Balanced Body Faculty member and opened a Certified Training Center in Panama City, Panama. Linda is a gifted Pilates instructor who specializes in helping clients with spinal ailments, pre and post hip surgery, Parkinson’s and many common mis-alignment body issues. She also offers a host of challenging, inspiring private and group classes tapping into her diverse and comprehensive fitness education background.
With a continuous search for better movement and education, Linda became a Level one Franklin Method Teacher in 2014. She is an international presenter who travels around the world to share her passion and knowledge of movement working with dancers and athletes to expand their physical and spiritual potential.
Every day she feels blessed to be in a field that is continually changing. She loves to share, teach, experience, and learn from her clients, students, and peers.
On a personal note, Linda has an amazing husband and three remarkable sons. Her entire family embodies the spirit of movement and healthy living everyday focusing on eating foods that provide smart fuel and staying active.