She is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist, with 20 years experience in the field of biomechanics and injury prevention/treatment. She started on her path as a fitness expert after retiring from a career as a professional ballet dancer, driven by a love for human movement and a curiosity about the engineering of the human body. Soon after the birth of her second child, she began suffering from chronic pain due a severe back injury, autoimmune disease, and postpartum depression. These experiences prompted Courtney to develop her own method of physical rehabilitation, one that focused on nurturing agility throughout the lifespan through consistent extension-based exercise. She founded MommaStrong and PappaStrong as ways to share this method in the most accessible way. Her work has been featured in Shape magazine, NPR, Parents magazine, and are vetted by leading physical therapists in this field.