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She began her studies with Eliana Karin (Vaganova method).

Graduated from the San Francisco Ballet School (1993/1994) CA.

Having studied and worked with renowned professionals, among them :


Eliana Karin, Fernando Bujones, Márcia Haydée, Tatiana Leskova , Dalal Achcar, Maria Luisa Noronha, Mirian Guimarães, Gisele Santoro, Jorge Esquivel, Irina Jacobson, Natalia Makarova, Yelena Pankova, Boris Storojkov, Lola de Avila , Helgi Tomasson, Jocelyn Vollmar, Larissa Sklyanskaya, Josefina Mendes, Laura Alonso , Vladimir Vasiliev, Gustavo Malajoli, Slawa Mouchamedov, Eugênia Feodorova, Eloísa Menezes, Eric Frederic, Dennis Gray, Richard Cragun, Jane Bourne, Rosália Verlangieri, Sergio Lobato, Denis Bonner, Desmond Kelly, David Parsons, Marco Pierin, Cyril Atanassoff, Mauricio Wainrot, Joysanne Sidimus, Alain Leroy, Eric Valdo, Aldo Lotufo, Irene Orazem, Márcia Pinheiro, Hélio Bejani, Marcelo Misaillidis, César Lima , Celeste Lima , Sônia Villela,  João Wlamir, Ronaldo Martins ,Teresa Augusta , Manoel Francisco,  Jorge Siqueira  , Sasha Svetoff, Nora Esteves , Luis Ortigosa ,

Luis Arrieta, Ivonice Satie , Luiggi Bonino , Fauzi Mansur,  Pedro kraszczuk,  Victor Navarro, Renato Vieira,

Gisele Santoro , Kaká Boa Morte , Olga Evreinoff, Cristina Helena  and  Jean-Yves Esquerre.

Specialization in Boston Ballet-1994.

Cuba (Havana) -Cuballet (1988 and 1992)

Piano Course and Written Musical Theory (Centro Musical Antônio Adolfo-1995/1997).

Acting course-Prof. Pedro Oliveira-1996.

Intensive English course at John Adams School (San Francisco-CA) 1993/1994.

Graduated from the English Course IBEU (1995)

Attended 2 years of IBEU's Teacher Training Course (TTC-1996/1997)

2003/2015 - 12 years of intensive Pilates training as a complementary Dancer’s routine in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Equilíbrio Pilates Yoga and Instituto Pilates Zen)

2008 - Integral Teacher Training in Pilates at Physical Center Serviços de Fisioterapia (Brazil)

2019 and 2021 - CPR / AED / First Aid certification

2019 - Pilates Method Alliance certification (PMA)

2019 - NCPT - Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher

2020 - ABT Certified Teacher ( American Ballet Theatre) - ABT Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 5 of the ABT National Training


2021 - PBT Certified Teacher Junior, Senior & Advanced Programs. ( Progressing Ballet Technique Certified)

CECs (Continuing Education Credits):

Reformer Choreography

Low Back Pain: The Role of the Gluteals in Rehabilitation and Prevention

Pilates Props: Small Ball and Band Choreography

Take It To The Wall

Working with the Client with forwarding Head Posture

Scapular Stability: Shouldering the Load

Vital Anatomy-Functional Applications 

Isolation to Integration: Corrective Exercise from a Functional Perspective Course

Anatomy: Reconnect With Your Spine Muscles

Cue Movement and Exercise With Abdominal Anatomy, by NFPT

Back to Basics With Anatomy 

Corrective Exercise for Shoulder Impairments

Training Fascia- Research Developments in Fibrous Connective Tissue Training

10 New BIG Things in Small-Group Training

Cue Movement and Exercise With Hip Anatomy, by NFPT

Baby Boomers- The Truth about Stretching

Understanding and Interpreting the Functional Movement Screen

Restoring Fundamental Movement Patterns with Corrective Strategies

Transformational Posture

Beyond Randomness: Exercise Selection Based on Movement Screening

Quick Fix Workouts

Core Connections: Progression Strategies to Enhance Core Function

It Takes Guts! Connecting the Brain, Diet, and Microbiome

Anatomy of a Fitness Business

Make your Barre Classes a HIIT

Generate Buzz With Simple Marketing

Dynamic Stretching Tricks and Tools

TriggerPoint - Myofascial Compression - Techniques for Injury Prevention and Better Movement

Upper Extremity Mechanics and Techniques

Fascial Line Mobility

Functional Assessment for Special Populations

Beyond the Macros: Placing the Focus Back on Nutrition- Dense Foods

Pilates on the Ball

Pilates 50/50

Pilates is Functional Training

Integrating Physiological Principles Into a Comprehensive Pilates Program

Caffeinated Pilates Course

Progressive Pilates

Designing a Self-Myofascial Release Program

Total Massage, Relaxation, and Beyond

TriggerPoint Corrective Strategies for Hip Dysfunction

Training and Injury Prevention: Shoulder and Spine

Improve Stability and Posture with a Stability Ball by CHEK Institute

From the Hip

Group Exercise Application for Training the Posterior Chain

Run Injury Free! Understanding Impact Forces, by EBFA

Sleep Science for Fitness Professionals

Cardio-Strength Circuits For Fun And Function!

Body Weight Training - Amped Up

Motivational Interviewing Skills Produce Targeted Results

Functional Anatomy: The Secret to Efficient Movement

Your Guide to Stronger Legs and Great Glutes!

The Neuroscience of Behavior Change: How to Train the Brain to Create Healthier Habits

NASM Corrective Exercise Series

Personal Trainer Basics: Stabilization and Endurance NASM OPT Model Phase 1

High-Intensity Interval Training - Programming with Body Weight, Towels, and Bands

Dietary Strategies for Cardiovascular Health

Motivational Interviewing: Help Clients Own Talk That Drives the Walk

NASM’s Updated Optimum Performance Training (OPT) Model-New Guidelines and Protocols

Muscle Clocks and the Value of Synchronized Training

No Bones About it! Osteoporosis Update Course

Designing Flow in a Mat Class

Osteoporosis, The Silent Thief - Prevention for Female Clients

Myofascial Interventions Series - Part 1: Introduction to Myofascial Techniques

Practical Approach to Posture Re-Education Course

Abdominal and Core for the Aging Spine

Nutrition for Cognitive Optimization

Training the Active Female Client Over 40

The Integrated Reformer

Recovery - More Than Just a Day Off!

Why a Fit Mind Matters More Than Physical Strength - Help Clients Overcome Mental Barriers

StretchWave - Go Beyond Traditional Stretching

Fusion Frenzy : Super Charge Your Classes with Multiple Formats

The Gluteals and Their Link to Low-Back Pain

Cardio Ballet Dance: Chix Can Tutu Too!

The Stability- Mobility Relationship

Caving to the Craving: The New Science of Food Addiction and Recovery…With a Twist

Exercise, Stress, Hormones and  Inflammation

Upper Extremity Movement Impairments: Movement Screening and Corrective Exercise Strategies

Ultimate Back Exercises for Injury Prevention and Performance

Return to Performance Programming: Hip Complex

How to Lead Unforgettable In-Person and Virtual Group Fitness Classes

Grow Your Business With Authentic Inclusive Marketing and Messaging Strategies

Leading Through Adversity and Dealing With Conflict

Exploring a Proper Push-up and Technique - Part 1

AB Foundations

Leveling Up the Push-up, Program Design - Part 2

Return to Performance Programming: Foot and Ankle

Burpee Basics Part 1: Anatomy of a Burpee

Burpee Basics Part 2: Building up to a Burpee

Burpee Basics Part 3: Program Design

Exercise Science Update: New Research and Ideas

Exercise Programming for Older Adults

Myofascial Interventions Series - Parte 2 : Myofascial Rolling

PW 2021 Safety Summer

Myofascial Interventions Series - Part 3 : Mechanical Percussion and Instrument- Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

New Insights into Chronic Pain

The Aging Club Member Crisis - CEC Course

NASM Integrated Core Training

Functional Exercise: From Bias to Continuum Course

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