Pilates & Barre Instructor
Maya believes Pilates is a wonderful full-body practice that teaches you to use your breath to form an inner connection between the mind and body. She is a happy, energetic, motivating instructor striving to provide high-quality instruction to help her students reach their health, wellness and fitness goals.
She is a Certified bbarreless Instructor, and Reformer 1, Reformer 2 and MAT 1 trained and certified with Balanced Body. She has three years experience teaching Barre Sculpt classes at Coreworks Fitness and Pilates Studio, and also trains and teaches Pilates at Coreworks.
What class/classes do you teach at Haven?
Pilates Mat, Reformer Level 1 and Barre Essence.
What is your favorite song or type of music to listen to when teaching?
I enjoy playing an Easy Pop music station during my Reformer classes. I really enjoy most of today’s pop music as long as it’s clean and has a great beat.
What inspires you?
Children inspire me. Movement also inspires me. Dancing and exercising are two of my favorite things and the possible variations of movement are endless.
What is a quote or mantra you live by?
My 86-year-old grandmother’s quote: Never stop learning!
What is your haven?
My family is my haven. I enjoy every moment spent with my children, my husband and our parents, especially during this pandemic. These are the most important relationships in my life and I feel safe and loved unconditionally by my family.