Marisa is qualified in Pilates, Pre and Post Natal Pilates, Exercise Referral,
Low Back Pain Management, Nutritional Advice, managing Obesity and
Diabetes, as well as a Gym Instructuor & Personal Trainer and
Her deep knowledge and understanding of the physical body is nourished
by her career as a dancer. Marisa started dancing at age three and
performed with “Jugend Tanz Theater” (Hans Carrasz, Siegen) during her
childhood in Germany.
Moving to the UK in 1994 Marisa trained at London Studio Centre and also with the American jazz dance masters Gus Giordano and Matt Mattox. Highlights are the national productions of That's Entertainment, Barnum and A Chorus Line. Marisa has been a contributing choreographer, soloist,
ballet mistress and costume maker for the English Character Dance Company (ECDC)
since 1999. From September 2000 until July 2006 she taught and coordinated the Associates and the Part Time Musical Theatre Course at the Urdang Academy in Covent Garden, London. Marisa is also qualified in ISTD Ballet, Modern, Tap, National Level 4 CDE (Certificate in Dance Education).
Level 3 Pilates
Level 3 Pre and Post Natal Pilates
Level 3 Nutrition and Weight Management for Physical Exercise
Level 3 Exercise Referral
Level 3 Personal Trainer
Level 4 Physical Activity & Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain
Level 4 Physical Activity and Weight Management for Obese and Diabetic Clients
Level 2 Certificate in Fitness Instructing (GYM)
ISTD Level 4 Certificate in Dance teaching qualifications in Ballet, Modern, Tap, National
FitSteps Origional "GOLD Standard"