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Marie Grillo has been teaching Pilates since 2003 when she was classically certified by Romana Kryzanowska and The Pilates Studio of Seattle. She has taught under many great instructors and has evolved her practice to suit individual's needs. Marie is also a screenwriter, film maker, and actress living in Astoria, Queens. She graduated from SUNY Purchase with a degree in Literature and a Master's in Early Childhood Education from Touro College.

Marie produced and directed an original musical based on the life of Joseph Pilates at The Collective Unconscious, The Manhattan Theater Club and La Mamma to sold out audiences. Marie has also self-published an e-book called Sad Girls Guide to Fitness in 2013. Marie couldn't be happier to be back at Uptown Pilates.

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