Whitney grew up in Orange, California and studied classical and contemporary Pilates in the Bay Area of Northern California.

Before Pilates, Whitney served active duty in the US Marine Corps in Cherry Point, NC. She served a year in Afghanistan during her service, earning a Navy Achievement Medal for outstanding work within her supply shop. After Whitney was honorably discharged from active duty she moved to San Francisco and attended 3 years at the Academy of Art. After AAU she found an interest in Pilates. 

While studying for her comprehensive pilates certification through College of San Mateo, she taught mat pilates and barre fitness and observed posture classes at PHYSIQA in Oakland, CA under owner, Annabel Castaldo, who has over 18 years of personal and group pilates training experience.

Currently Whitney is certified under Lagree Fitness (a patented method originating from pilates and weight training) and BootyBarre.