Catarina was a professional classical dancer for 15 years and danced with several companies in Europe. Next to her dance career, she has also a master's degree in human motricity (Lisbon University). She started to practice the Pilates Method in 1994. She did her apprenticeship with Master Romana Kryzanowska at the New York Pilates Center and was certified as an instructor in 2000.
Catarina has been teaching Pilates in other capitals, such as Berlin, Vienna, Lisbon, New York and Bengaluru.
From 2002 till 2006, she had her Pilates studio in a medical center in The Hague and worked together with a group of doctors and physiotherapists.
At the end of 2006, she opened the "Pilates Studio - Palma Personal Training in Weissenbruchstraat 35, The Hague (Benoordenhout)
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