Lena first visited Sweden 2005-2006 through an exchange program via Danshögskolan and discovered Pilates during that period. After graduating with a BSc degree in fine arts at UQAM (Enseignement de la danse, Université du Québec à Montréal), she focused on performing and teaching dance for high school students.
In 2010, Lena initiated STOTT PILATES® teachers training course in Montreal. She received her first certification in 2016 (matwork and reformer).
When she moved to Sweden in 2016, she continued her Pilates training at Stockholm Pilates Center and became fully certified.