Dawn Mossa Malave
From the age of three Dawn discovered her love of athleticism through dance. Her discipline of modern dance in college drove her to increase her strength and control. Which led to her path to Pilates. After earning her B.F.A. in Dance from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University she received her certification as an A.C.E.(American Council on Exercise) personal trainer. Which led her to earn her Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University. While working in corporate fitness, Dawn became certified in Mat Pilates through Physicalmind. She introduced and implemented Pilates programs to JP Morgan Chase and Oglivy & Mather. Dawn found the mind/body focus to be a perfect combination of movement. Dawn has been drawn to Pilates for its movement principles of proper musculoskeletal alignment and placement of proper muscle recruitment for specific exercises, and most of all movement precision and efficiency. She went on to receive her Full Apparatus Certification through Physicalmind. Dawn loves to incorporate different modalities in her workout, she is a certified TRX instructor. She is passionate about teaching Pilates to all; seniors, children, dancers, pre and post natal women, individuals suffering with autoimmune diseases, and Parkinson's. Emphasis always on form so that each individual can maximize their personal goal.