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Marie Jose Blom

Marie Jose Blom specializes in deep core strengthening, pelvic work, and work for the spine and is widely known for her work in Conditioning Techniques for dance and dance injuries. In 1991, she created the Advances in Pilates Technique, an internationally acclaimed professional teachers’ training program, which she conducts and directs in Japan. As a former faculty member at Southern California’s Loyola Marymount University, where she taught anatomy/kinesiology and physiology for the Department of Dance, she received the 2006 Spotlight Awards for excellence in teaching. Marie-Jose is also the founder and director of Long Beach Dance Conditioning in Long Beach, CA.

She is Creator & President of SmartSpine Wellness System, Marie-Jose has more than twenty-five years of master teacher training.

Master Teacher Profiles

Over the past 15 years I have been fortunate enough to train with some of the most highly respected pilates teachers in the world.

  • Alan Herdman studied at the London School of Contemporary Dance and was working as a teacher and dancer when, in the late 1960s, he was invited to New York to learn about the Joseph Pilates Method. There he worked ...
  • Deborah Lessen is an acknowledged leader in the Pilates field. A former professional dancer and teacher, she was trained to teach the Pilates method by Joseph Pilates' first protege, Carola Trier. Ms Lessen founded  ...
  • Hana Jones was first introduced to Pilates in 1977 and began her teaching apprenticeship with Gordon Thompson in 1982. She has trained many teachers throughout her career and is currently involved in various training ...
  • Marie Jose Blom specialises in deep core strengthening, pelvic work and work for the spine and is widely know for her work in Conditioning Techniques for dance and dance injuries. In 1991 ...

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