Marimba Gold-Watts is a former professional dancer who first began studying Pilates in 1999. She completed her pilates certification at The Kane School of Core Integration under the direction of Kelly Kane in 2007. She has also completed the Functional Anatomy for Movement and Injuries (FAMI) workshop. From 2010-2011, Marimba was a teacher trainer for The Kane School of Core Integration in the Comprehensive Mat and Equipment Certification programs and has taught pilates at Westside Dance Physical Therapy, Kinected, The Kane School, David Barton Gym, Peridance, and Ballet Academy East. Marimba is also certified by the PMA (Pilates Method Alliance).
Marimba is a graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University with a degree in Art History. She has taught Horton technique in the Professional Division at the Ailey School and at university dance programs throughout the country, as well as in Italy for the Italian Television series Amici.
Marimba has completed workshops in Dance Medicine, The Thoracic Spine, Osteoporosis, The Psoas, Sacro-Iliac Joint Dysfunction, Gait analysis/foot mechanics, Pre-natal pilates, gyrokinesis, and Advanced Teaching Techniques. She has studied with Master Teachers Kelly Kane, Marika Molnar, Christine Wright, Madeline Black, Rebekah Rotstein, and Kuan Hui-Chew. She is in her second year of Biodynamic Craniosacral Training under the guidance of Dr. Kate Klemer. Her goal is to help her clients rehabilitate their injuries and achieve fluid, strong, and more articulate bodies.