Qualifications: CSP associate practitioner, Stott Pilates Certified. Polestar Pilates comprehensive rehabilitation, Pre and post pregnancy certified.
Maria trained as a dancer at world-renowned dance institutions including The Royal Ballet School, Elmhurst Ballet School and The London Studio Centre. As a professional performer, Maria has appeared in many musicals in London’s West End and on tour with hit shows which include Dirty Dancing, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins and White Christmas. Most recently, Maria appeared in Top Hat which toured the UK and Japan.
Maria discovered the benefits of Pilates for herself as a way to help her demanding dance training by helping to prevent injury, improve posture and alignment and build deep strength. Maria completed her Stott Pilates matwork training in London before relocating to San Francisco in 2016 and completing her beginners training in reformer and mat at Blue Sparrow Pilates where she also taught. Since returning to London, Maria has furthered her knowledge by completing the Polestar Pilates comprehensive training in all equipment and mat.
Maria has a passion for sharing her love of Pilates with everyone from dancers, athletes and people over coming injuries.