Rachel Merry serves as both a Teaching Artist and the Education Programs Coordinator at the Mark Morris Dance Group. Merry holds a BFA in Dance from The Ohio State University and a comprehensive classical Pilates certification through Core Pilates NYC. As a dancer, she has been influenced by her work with Susan Hadley, Jimmy Ortiz, and Ann Sofie Clemmenson. As a Pilates professional Merry has worked as an instructor with Equinox and has additional experience with pre and postnatal clients. Merry’s classes focus on building strength, mobility, and confidence through movement.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.