Marisa Oldefest PMA-CPT owner Peace Of Mind Pilates
Marisa is a Qualified Fletcher Pilates Teacher, Certified Massage Therapist, Certified Aroma Touch Technique Practitioner and a trained ballet and modern dancer. She has been teaching Pilates for over 18 years. Marisa developed a love for fitness and movement after taking her first dance class at age nine. She went on to study ballet with Colorado School of Ballet and Performing Arts in the RAD and Cecchetti Council Method. Later she studied with David Taylor Dance Theater and The Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle. Marisa found Pilates after an auto accident left her with a neck injury. After just one Pilates private session session she felt immediate relief from her pain and realized she needed to become a teacher so she could share the benefits of the Pilates method with others. Marisa received her first Pilates certification from Pilates of the Rockies in Denver in 1998. Marisa opened Peace Of Mind Bodywork in 2002. In 2014 she renamed Peace Of Mind Bodywork to Peace Of Mind Pilates and, became a member of the Pilates Method Alliance, expanding her studio to offer group classes. In 2016 she completed her Fletcher Pilates Certification. She has been working with clients combining the Pilates method with massage and aroma therapy to help them alleviate pain and stay healthy, fit and strong.
Pilates is Marisa's passion and she is always continuing her Pilates education in order continue to offer her clients the very best in the Pilates industry. Marisa truly loves teaching every body at every age and stage of their life!