From: Dayton, Ohio, recently moved to the woods in rural southeast Ohio.

Service Specialty & Certifications: Certified Pilates Instructor (17 years) from the PhysicalMind Institute in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation in Miami, Florida. Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant with an emphasis in Sports Medicine. Certified in Aquatic Pilates. Certified in the Alexander Technique training in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Experience: I owned and operated Mary Wahrer Pilates Studio in Dayton, Ohio for 17 years.  Prior to that I worked as a Physical Therapist Assistant in Sports Medicine, where I worked with many injured athletes and dancers. I am certified in Pilates through the PhysicalMind Institute and also trained in Pilates Rehabilitation through Polestar in Miami, Florida. In Greensboro, North Carolina, I studied the Alexander Technigue, which focuses on proper posture and movement. Personally, I have practiced Pilates for over 25 years. It is my passion.

My Philosophy: I teach Pilates because I love it.  My aim is to instruct the principles and concepts of Pilates in a clear and thoughtful manner. I enjoy working with all levels of clientele, from the very beginner to the experienced. It is my wish that clients understand the significance and benefits of Pilates and to fall in love with Pilates, just as I have.

“I am grateful for this opportunity to be part of the motivated and motivating Fitness Team at Ocean Reef. It inspires me to see the many people who are truly interested in their well-being. I aspire to teach Pilates with clarity and compassion.”