Martt Lawrence has been teaching Pilates for two decades and has worked with dancers, athletes, and students of varying injuries. Originally certified in 1996, Martt was re-certified in December of 2005 by Dorothee VandeWalle at Metropolitan Pilates in Seattle. In 2006, she founded The Pilates Center of San Francisco, which she owned and operated for thirteen years.
Prior to opening her studio, Martt was the Pilates instructor to the dancers of The San Francisco Ballet for five years. There she was able to help the dancers prevent injuries though Pilates and drew from her own experience as a former professional dancer with the Houston and Cincinnati Ballet companies.
As a teacher trainer for M.A.T. Pilates (Metropolitan Authentic Training) in Seattle, Martt has been preparing apprentices for full certification since 2008 and is certified to teach the Basic and Intermediate Seminars. In 2019, Martt relocated to Portland, Oregon, where she continues to teach and train clients and new instructors. She is delighted to have the opportunity to work at Studio Adrienne.