Marie is the founder of The Pilates Studio, LLC., a fully equipped state of the art studio. Her resume consists of fifteen years as head of her own corporation followed with seven years in New York City in the financial services and biotech industry. Moving to Toronto, Canada, Marie studied pilates at Stott International. After seven months of training and receiving her full certification, Marie located her studio in Ventnor City, New Jersey. Marie is highly praised in the industry for her innovative exercise programs and ability to retain clients. Working with age groups ranging from 18-80, male and female, her signature programs “Better Than Kegels” and “Improve Your Bottom Line” focus on core stability while building full body strength, balance and flexibility. In 2010, Marie followed up a feature article in PilatesStyle magazine with her DVD “Better Than Kegels”. “Better Than Kegels” won the award for “Most Educational” pilates DVD for 2010 given by PilatesStyle magazine.
Cecelia’s 20 year professional career in dance performing in New York, Monte Carlo, Tokyo and Atlantic City have made her transition into physical therapy and then pilates a natural progression for her.
As a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant in an outpatient setting with previous experience in Long Term Care and Sub Acute Care, Cecelia moved on to receive her certification in Stott Pilates® Matwork level 1 & 2 in 2007. In 2009 after completing a course study with Polstar, Cecelia received certification in Pilates for Rehabilitation. Cecelia’s quiet manner and enthusiasm, imparts to her clients a desire to be challenged and improve their balance and muscle tone.
Michele received her BA in International Business from Richmond University, London England. Returning to the US she pursued an MBA in Marketing and Management at Fairleigh Dickson University, a degree completed while working full time internationally for AT&T/Lucent Technologies in the Far East. After settling in Ventnor City, Michele traveled to New York and became a Stott Pilates® mat and reformer instructor. While fulfilling her full time duties as Sales and Marketing Director for Formica Bros. Bakery, Atlantic City, NJ., Michele finds time to instruct in a group setting.
As an innovative business and community leader with a track record of delivering results for her clients, Michele’s exhuberance for instructing is contageous. Her group sessions are a continual and anticipated challenge.