Malene has an extended career as a contemporary ballet and theater dancer both in her native country, Denmark, and in New York City. Moreover, she has taught dance and movement based classes and coached rehabilitation programs at The James Fowler Physical Therapy Clinic. Since 1998, she has studied and practiced Pilates in Copenhagen, London and New York City. Malene’s students include Broadway dancers and the employees of the Consulate General of Denmark in New York. In addition, Malene graduated with honors from Brooklyn College, holding a Bachelors Degree in Film.

Malene is Pilates certified through Balanced Body University (CA/NYC). She holds multiple certifications in movement and dance including Movement Analysis from Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (LIMS) in NYC, Cunningham Technique at Merce Cunningham Dance Studio in NYC and Professional Dance Studies from LABAN in London.

Malene’s technical movement background and keen eye has been bringing a new and innovative teaching dynamic to Kure Pilates. Malene has been with Kure Pilates since it’s storefront inauguration in August 2014.