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Marcy S Wood, Kinesiologist, Owner of Studio Ouray, is a group exercise leader, yoga instructor, personal trainer, and most recently, J•Pilates certified. She has been working in the fitness industry since 1991. She earned her degree in Kinesiology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and her Master's in Professional Creative Writing from Denver University in 2022. 

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Marcy S. Wood is an avid traveller, writer, hiker and exercise enthusiast. She holds an MA in Creative Professional Writing from Denver University, and her most recent continuing education is with J•Pilates in Montrose, CO. Having overcome her own low back and pelvic injuries, she specializes in core strength modalities for functional living. Marcy designed the Better Body Movement experience as a fusion of pilates, yoga, barre and fascia resiliency for optimum health. 


Marcy earned her degree in Kinesiology at the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1995. She has taught yoga at Corepower Yoga, the YMCA, Gold’s Gym, as well as many independent studios. Marcy earned her E-RYT (educator 1000+ hours), and has over 500 hours of yoga credentialing through various disciplines including Shiva Rea and the Shambhavanda School of Yoga. Marcy holds multiple certifications through the Aerobic and Fitness Association of America, G.E.A.R., TRX, Bender Barre, Silver Sneakers, and physical therapist CEC through Postural Restoration™ and Functional Movement Screening™. Injury prevention is her highest priority and she is kinesiology tape certified through ROCKTAPE™. 

She recently trained at the Fascia Training Academy; earned her J•Pilates Reformer and Barre Certification; and UpBeat Barre Certification and Balanced Body Reformer 1 Rehab TrainingMarcy pursues personal well-being as a conscious effort to live healthy. A Boulder native, her family moved to Ouray in June of 2015, she loves hiking when not attending to her husband, three kids and as many pets.

Fun Facts:

Number of Countries Visited: 25+

First job: Weight Room Attendant at a Jack Lelane Fitness Center (1991)

Rowed Collegiately at Univ. of San Diego, CO-Founder CU-Bldr Crew Team

Hiked 20 San Juan Mtn trails in 2020, Summited 2 x 14ners

Holds a Motorcycle Endorsement

Numbers of Poems Published Online: 6+ (see:


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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