Marimba Gold-Watts, PMA®-CPT, is a former professional dancer who first began studying Pilates in 1999. She completed her Pilates qualification at The Kane School of Core Integration under the direction of Kelly Kane in 2007. Shortly after, an ankle injury forced a premature retirement and sparked her interest in anatomy and rehabilitation. From 2010-2011, Marimba was a teacher trainer for The Kane School of Core Integration in the Comprehensive Mat and Equipment certificate programs and has taught Pilates at Westside Dance Physical Therapy, Kinected, The Kane School, Danish Ballet Masters Summer Intensive, David Barton Gym, Peridance, and Ballet Academy East. In 2012, she opened Articulating Body Inc., a Pilates and wellness studio in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, which she runs with her husband Steven Arboleda. Marimba is also certified by the PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) and is a Registered Certified Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist®. In 2018, Marimba won the Next Pilates Anytime Instructor Competition. In addition to a 2 1/2 year comprehensive training in Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy, Marimba has completed workshops including Dance Medicine, The Thoracic Spine, Scoliosis, Osteoporosis, The Psoas, Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction, Kinesiology of the Spine, Gait analysis/foot mechanics, prenatal Pilates, the neck, Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries (FAMI) workshop, Gyrokinesis, and advanced teaching techniques. She has studied with master teachers Kelly Kane; Christine Wright, Dr. Kate Klemer DC, RCST; Marika Molnar PT, Lac; Madeline Black; Jean-Claude West; Rebekah Rotstein; and Kuan Hui-Chew. Having undergone 5 ankle surgeries altogether (4 on her left ankle), Marimba brings a unique perspective to injury rehabilitation, foot mechanics and chronic pain. Marimba is a graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University with a degree in Art History. She has taught Horton technique in the Junior and Professional Divisions at the Ailey School since 2005 and at university dance programs throughout the country, as well as in Italy for the Italian Television series Amici and Tecniche Di Danza Moderna. In her spare time, she studies Chinese Internal Martial Arts with Steven Arboleda at Chinatown Internal Arts. Her goal is to help her clients achieve fluid, strong, and more articulate bodies.
Circuit Workout! Join us for a mega-circuit-extravaganza! This session features Marimba Gold-Watts, Patricia Guyton and Trent McEntire teaching on 20 Rialto®, 20 EXO® Chairs, and 20 Pilates Arc®. Sixty delegates will be split into three groups of 20; each group will spend approximately 20 minutes in each station, before rotating to the next. There will […]
Circuit Workout! Join us for a mega-circuit-extravaganza! This session features Marimba Gold-Watts, Pat Guyton and Trent McEntire teaching on 20 Rialto®, 20 EXO® Chairs, and 20 Pilates Arc®. Sixty delegates will be split into three groups of 20; each group will spend approximately 20 minutes in each station, before rotating to the next. There will […]