Marie, M.A., C.P.T.
Dee uses her extensive educational and practical experience in
Dance, yoga, yoga therapy, sports training, motor development,
exercise therapy, relaxation and meditation to provide private
and class instruction for individuals of all ages and populations
in Boulder and the broader Denver Metropolitan area.
Dee was born in Boston, and she started moving, dancing and performing
at age three and has not stopped to this day. Her boundless energy
and vivacious personality add a dimension of fun to the wonderful
instruction that she gives.
The Dance Teacher's Club of Boston certifies Dee Marie as a dance
instructor. She performed with the Salem Ballet Company and won
numerous dance awards while dancing in Boston. Dee Graduated
Cum Laude in dance/theater with a minor in fine art from Skidmore
in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. After she moved to New York City Dee
toured in the Broadway production of the Ann Corio Show, as well
as The American Dance Machine and performances with Impulse
Dance Theater, The Construction Company, and Manuel Alum.
After a traumatic car accident while entering a NYC taxi, doctors
predicted that Dee would most likely not be able to walk again.
Unwilling to accept this dire forecast, she began her journey
back to health, taking charge of her own recovery, using exercise
strength training, yoga, stress management, visualization and
meditation. During that journey Dee worked intensively as a Biomechanics
at HJDOI the world-renowned Orthopedic Institute in Manhattan
and learned strength training and weight lifting techniques from
training coach, Oscar Cartes.
She earned a Masters Degree from New York University in therapeutic
exercise and motor development and became certified by the American
College of Sports Medicine.
Dee was also the President of the Association of Personal Trainers
in New York City for 2 years.
She has lectured on stress management and Yoga Science for the
city of New York, the United Federation of Teachers and for the
Boulder and Colorado Health Departments.
Dee Marie is a certified yoga teacher recognized by the Himalayan
Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy. She is also a Colorado
State certified pre-natal yoga instructor.