Conni Ponturo is a transformational movement and lifestyle coach. She began her movement career at New York University Tisch School of the Arts, performed with small dance companies, and acted in theatre and
commercials. Her love of Pilates began in 1998, and she is currently the owner of Absolute Pilates Upstairs in Woodland Hills, California. Her greatest joy is keeping
her clients moving, challenged, and injury-free. Her expertise in rehabilitative training makes Conni a first stop after hip replacements, spinal fusions, knee replacements, rotator cuff surgeries, and other procedures following serious injuries. She works closely with orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, acupuncturists, and physical therapists to help her clients achieve a full and active recovery. Conni holds certifications from Pilates Method Alliance, Balanced Body, and Physical Mind Institute. She is a certified Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist with The Pink Ribbon Program. Conni is proud to be part The Called to Lead community and co-host of The Marsh Engle Radio Show on Voice of America Women’s Network. She lives in Woodland Hills, California with her husband, Don, her son, Joey, and her daughter, Hannah.