Having previously worked as a professional ballroom and Latin dancer, Maria incorporates her experience and understanding of human movement with the science and knowledge gained through her clinical background. Through her Company, Pilates Santé, Maria endeavors to create a healthier lifestyle for those living or visiting the south of France. Trained by the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI), Maria teaches modified mat work Pilates for clients in the comfort of their own home in the French Riviera from Cannes, Nice to Monaco. Her approach derives from a solid base of exercise science which allows her to adapt the Pilates method to all clients, no matter their age or physical condition. Currently she offers Pilates classes modified for pregnancy and after birth, pain, seniors, cross training and for overall fitness and well-being.