Marita has a master’s degree in education. She studied at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena, Germany and worked for nearly 30 years as a teacher, at first as a subject teacher for biology and physical education in the former German Democratic Republic school system. Later, after the wall came down, she co-founded the Freie Waldorfschule Jena. Here she worked as a class, handwork, and movement teacher for 20 years. During that time, she started her training in Spacial Dynamics and Bothmer Gymnastics® in Stuttgart, Germany with Jaimen MacMillan and Alheidis von Bothmer. Marita is a Spacial Dynamics® Trainer and Movement Therapist and is also certified as a Bothmer Gymnastics Trainer.
She lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Marita is involved in the German Spacial Dynamics® Level I – Training as an instructor since 2010. She taught several therapy courses in Germany and Hungary, workshops in Mexico, Canada, China and Germany. She was also an instructor in the first Spacial Dynamics® Level I – Training in China.