Carola Strauss Trier
Teaching Lineage: Joseph H. Pilates
Carola Trier (May 26th, 1913 – October 28th, 2000) was a German refugee who spent 22 years in show business. Her family immigrated to the USA in the late 30s, but Carola stayed behind in Europe to continue her performing career. She heroically escaped the Gurs Internment camp in France, prior to her camp mates being transferred to Auschwitz. In 1942 Carola was able to immigrate to New York.