Owner at Pilateros started practicing Pilates started at the age of 12 under the tutelage of Lolita San Miguel and has taught in Puerto Rico and the United States for 14 years. She is a Second generation teacher of Joseph Pilates and disciple of Lolita San Miguel. In 2008 she founded her Pilateros studio in Suchville and in 2010 at Condado.
Maru was a solo dancer of Ballet Concierto de Puerto, a founding member of Balleteatro Nacional de Puerto Rico, dancer of the contemporary company Apoc Apoc in the Federal District of Mexico and finished her dancing career with the contemporary company Andanza upon her retirement in 2014. She is a representative of Lolita’s Legacy Teacher Training Program in Puerto Rico. She is certified as a teacher under Polestar Pilates and the Lolita San Miguel Pilates Master Mentor Program and is part of Lolita San Miguel‘s Master Teacher and 2nd Generation Joseph Pilates Teacher programs.
Maru has participated in Pilates conventions in Brazil, the United States, and Germany. She currently resides between Puerto Rico and Atlanta and owns two Pilateros studios, located atSuchville Gallery in Guaynabo and Ashford Ave. in Condado. In Atlanta, she is currently a member of the CORE Buckhead team, Pilates Club and is a private instructor of professional athletes. She has posed as a Pilates model in manuals and videos of Lolita’s Legacy Teacher Training Program. Maru has also has certified 10 Pilates instructors in Puerto Rico under the Lolita’s Legacy Teacher Training and is currently certifying 7 more.