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ABOUT MARITA

 

Marita de Lara Sobel

 

Background

Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Marita de Lara Sobel is a professional dancer, choreographer, singer, and actress. She was a soloist with The Metropolitan Ballet in Baltimore and danced with the Washington Ballet. A dance injury in NYC encouraged her to study Pilates. She specializes in teaching movement to the uncoordinated and rhythmically challenged.

Education

  • BFA in Musical Theatre from Syracuse University
  • Peabody Conservatory
  • Alvin Ailey School of Dance
  • Broadway Dance Center
  • Steps NYC

Certifications

    Certified by the Pilates Method Alliance
  • Certified by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
  • Certified in NY-style Pilates at A Body Prepared in West Hollywood by Jillian Hessel and Kathy Corey
  • Pre-Natal Pilates: I follow the safety guidelines set by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG).

Workshops

Dedicated to continuing education, Marita has taken workshops with:

  • Ron Fletcher
  • Kathy Grant
  • Lolita San Miguel
  • Mary Bowen

Work History

  • Taught dance and Pilates at The Metropolitan Dance School in Baltimore, MD
  • Taught dance and Pilates at Biola University in CA
  • Taught dance and Pilates at The Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, CA
  • Taught Pilates at the Sports Club LA/ Beverly Hills
  • Taught Pilates at Power Motion Studios in Sherman Oaks, CA
  • Worked with Dr. Yoav Nagar, D.C., to create rehabilitative Pilates programs for his patients since 2000

 

 

 

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