Leslee Bender, PMA, ACSM, ACE, NASM, Gray Institute, is the creator of the Bender Ball Method of core training and co-creator of Barre Above. She has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and is now an international speaker and leader for fitness professionals. Leslee educates on the biomechanics of a safer method to train the body for a pain-free, functional life. She is a graduate of the Gray Institute, received the Fitness Commercial of the Year Award (2017), and was a finalist for IDEA Instructor of the Year (2010). Leslee is a lead trainer for Club Pilates, Rollga, Savvier and Activ Motion. Her new programming – The Ageless Body – launched in 2018.