Paula Mallory was introduced to Pilates at the University of Oklahoma where she enjoyed taking classes and private lessons as part of her fitness regimen as a member of the Oklahoma Festival Ballet Company. After graduating with a BFA in Dance in 2000, Paula returned to Little Rock. She earned her Pilates certification from Centerworks Pilates in Wichita, Kansas. Before opening The Pilates Studio of Little Rock with Sheila in September 2003 she taught Pilates for health clubs, yoga studios and ballet schools. Paula is a member of the Pilates Method Alliance. She continues to share her talents with AFB audiences with annual soloist and cameo roles.  Ms. Paula is the proud parent of Rosemary Mallory, a student in Arkansas Academy of Dance. (photo courtesy of Steven Veach)