Norma-Jean is an international instructor with 16 years of experience. She has taught in Brasil, Mexico and other exotic islands and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. She has a background in competitive swimming and skiing and spent many years as a professional dancer traveling the world. She found Pilates to rehabilitate a bulging disc in her back and found it so effective she became an instructor of the method. She first became certified by, Performing Arts Physical Therapy of Los Angeles. Then relocated to NYC to get her 2nd certification by Romana Pilates. Now a permanent resident of Marathon, Norma-Jean is very active performing in the community theater with her husband, volunteering to aid in hurricane relief of the middle keys and spreading the knowledge of the science of Pilates with all around her.
2010 Certification with Sari Mejia Santo by Romana Pilates at True Pilates in NYC.
1993 Began as professional touring dancer and has taught dance classes, such as Zumba, all over South America, Central America, Bermuda and Aruba.