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Maria is a Dance Science, Somatics, and Pilates Educator & Exercise Science Specialist. The intricate fusion of her B.S. in Dance, M.Ed. in Kinesiology, and her Pilates Certification empowers her to teach her students with a wide perspective and scope of knowledge. She loves being able to seamlessly blend the beauty of these three worlds into all of her lessons and bring her students the very best version of HER! Maria is continuing her academic pursuits as a Ph.D.student in Health & Human Performance. She also owns her own Pilates Boutique studio in Grosse Ile, Michigan, where she offers Private Lessons & Duet Lessons. As a Dance Science & Somatics Educator, Maria utilizes a multidisciplinary approach and looks at the whole dancer -mind, body, and soul. She collectively integrates insight from Biomechanics, Kinesiology,Psychology, Nutrition, Physiology, Motor Learning, Cardiovascular Fitness, and Somatic practices to achieve a more well-rounded, refined, and holistic understanding of how to help dancers succeed.
Certifications & Professional Organizations:
- Stott Pilates
- Acrobatic Arts
- Cecchetti Council of America
- First Aid
- International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, Active Member
- National Dance Education Organization, Active Member
- Doctors for Dancers, Active Member
- Pilates Training - Both Group & Private Classes
- Private Dance Coaching
- Dance Science Training - Private Classes, Workshops at Ballet Intensives, and Training Workshops for Dance Teachers
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