Gwynne Marshall trained and received her dance certification at the Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance in 1993. During this time, she applied her passion of movement to the study of the Pilates Method with the late Bruce King, a student of Joseph Pilates and one of the pioneers of Pilates teaching.
To further her understanding of the body and how it moves, she became a student of the Alexander Technique in 1993. In 1997, Gwynne became a certified Alexander Technique teacher, receiving her certification at the oldest Alexander training program in the United States: the American Center for the Alexander Technique (ACAT). Founded in 1964 by F.M. Alexander’s students Debby Caplan and Judy Leibowitz, the certification was awarded after 1,600 hours of full time training over a 3-year period. She went on to teach at ACAT as a faculty member until 1998 and continues to participate in post graduate professional development training courses.
Her love of the arts lead her to study voice for 10 years (2000-2010) with Patricia Sheridan at VoiceBuilder where she works with opera singers and currently includes work with Lisa Rochelle’s voice students from Marymount Manhattan College in New York. At this time Gwynne also joined the Balance Art Alexander Certification program & Diller Quaile Music School as a faculty teacher.
Presently Gwynne maintains private practices in Alexander Technique and Pilates on the Upper West Side in New York City. She has continues her post graduate work with Barbara Kent, Jessica Wolf, and Ann Rodiger, Tom Lemens and continues her Pilates education with Laura Martin Harrell of Core Pilates.
Gwynne is a member of the NYC Holistic Chamber of Commerce.