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Maria Forrest

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Maria Cristina Forrest is a Certified Pilates Instructor, Healer and Medical Intuitive, a spiritual teacher, and highly-attuned empathic healer.  As founder of the Forrest Pilates Studio in Downtown Miami in

2004, Maria combines her skills to help people achieve their goals physically, emotionally and spiritually. Maria loves teaching and is very passionate about making a difference in people’s lives.

Thru movement and energy Maria helps you to see the highest truth about yourself.  Guiding and supporting you gently in releasing blocks that are holding you back from reaching  your highest potential.  Her clients include Mandarin Oriental and UM’s Wellness Center among others.


Pilates Certifying Instructor – Mat and Equipment Physical Mind -Since 2004

Advanced Theta Healer , Medical Intuitive and Certifying Teacher – Theta Healing- Since 2007

  • Pilates 101 with

 Sat & Sun Date: 9/19/2015 – 9/20/2015From: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Course Description:

This course will help you deepen your Pilates practice whether you currently take mat or equipment classes. This course is also the first step to becoming a certified Pilates instructor. In this course students will learn and practice each key movement for the mat exercises and postures.   They will develop a deeper integration of the repertoire into their body, resulting in a more effective ability to practice and/or teach Pilates exercise. Mat Pilates 101 is a prerequisite for Pilates Equipment Teacher Certification Program.

Duration: 2Days ( usually Sat/Sun)

Prerequisites: 20 Mat classes – Take these 20 classes at our studio and receive a 20% discount on a 20 Pack.

Tuition/Investment: $550

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  • Mat Pilates Certification with Maria Forrest

Sat-Sun Date: 9/26/2015 – 9/27/2015 From: 10:00 am – 5:30 pm 

Course Description:

This is the next step in becoming a Certified Pilates Mat Teacher. Learn the classical Pilates mat exercise workout for people at all levels and leave ready to teach a Pilates Mat exercise program to any group or individual. This course prepares you to teach the Classic Pilates mat.

Course duration: 2 days and in normally held over the weekend. ( Sat/Sun)

Prerequisite: Pilates 101 or other Pilates Matwork

Tuition/Investment : $550

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  • Pilates Equipment Certification with Maria Forrest

Sat Date: 10/3/2015 – 12/5/2015 From: 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Course Description:

You will understand the pilates apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac and Pilates Chair) and exercises; relevant anatomy; modifications, variations, and contra-indications; spring formulas; props, prenatal and how to teach and help people reach their wellness goals. 


  • Pilates 101
  • 20 Equipment classes- If you decide to take these classes at our studio you may receive
  • a 20% discount on a 20pack of group classes

Additional Information:

This course is 40-hour lecture series over 10 weeks. During that time students will complete 55 observation hours, 65 hours of homework,  85 hours of assistant teaching and hours of practice.

Tuition/Investment: $2500

** Tuition can be paid in 3 installments for an additional $100 per installment and is to be paid in full before the completion of the course.  

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  • Pilates Private Session with Maria Forrest

Maria Forrest invites you to discover your true divine nature.  Honored to serve the awakening of humanity through Private Pilates  healing sessions.  Whether it is an interest in physical rehabilitation, improving your relationships, opening up to your absolute potential, or learning how to live in harmony with the Universe, Maria helps you achieve your goals physically, emotionally and spiritually, during this exciting moment of recognition, as a loving guide for your journey ahead.  Guiding and supporting you gently in releasing blocks that are holding you back from reaching  your highest potential.  

Are you ready to connect and live from your highest truth?  


  • Pilates Private session

A 55 min Pilates Session using authentic Pilates equipment.  The most effective way to focus on your own unique needs. Maximize your time working on strength, injuries, or chronic issues.    Through a system of springs and bars, the equipment supports the body to ensure proper stabilization and positioning, while providing added resistance for strengthening, toning and lengthening muscles.