The famed Pilates instructor Mari Winsor has passed away at the age of 70 after a battle with ALS.
Mari died on Tuesday (April 28) at her home in Sherman Oaks, Calif. due to complications from the disease, according to THR.
After launching her career as a dancer in music videos, Mari became a beloved fitness instructor to the stars. Her Winsor Pilates studio was opened in 1990 and she helped make the exercise go mainstream through her video series and infomercials.
Mari was diagnosed with ALS in 2013 and she served as an activist for the rest of her life.
We’re sending our thoughts and condolences to Mari‘s loved ones during this difficult time.