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Maribel Toral

Address :
76a Bermondsey Street , SE1 3UD

About Maribel

She has been a Pilates Foundation qualified Matwork teacher since 2015, and a Comprehensive Pilates teacher (Polestar Pilates) since 2019. She also has a background in the arts, having graduated from Goldsmiths University with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art and Critical Studies, followed by a PGD in Philosophy and Critical Theory at the CRMEP, Middlesex University.

Her interest in movement and its embodiment brought her to the Pilates Method, and since then she has continued to grow in her Pilates practice. In July 2018/19 she completed Gary Carter’s year-long course ‘Anatomy and Movement’, which has deepen her fascial understanding of the body, its relation to gravity and movement integration.

Her approach to Pilates is based on awakening awareness of our own body, in order to move more mindfully and efficiently in daily life, and for each individual to find an optimal movement experience.The aim is to prevent pain and injury through movement. She shares Pilates elder, Eve Gentry, view that "Pilates is not just a series of exercises, it is a concept. It is a philosophy".

At the moment, she offers focussed 1:1 Pilates apparatus classes in a fully equipped Pilates studio:
76a Bermondsey Street