Mary Helen Bowers
Professional Ballerina, Founder of Ballet Beautiful®
“I want every client to feel the power of grace, strength, and possibility.”
~ Mary Helen Bowers
Founder, Ballet Beautiful®
Mary Helen Bowers is one of the most sought after names in fitness. As Natalie Portman’s personal trainer for her Academy Award winning role in Black Swan, Mary Helen’s transformative Ballet Beautiful method gained worldwide fame, bringing ballet-inspired fitness into the spotlight as never before.
Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, Mary Helen trained at Manhattan’s prestigious School of American Ballet before being invited to join with the New York City Ballet at age 16. Mary Helen danced for a decade with NYCB at Lincoln Center and on stages around the world before completing her bachelor’s degree at Columbia University and founding Ballet Beautiful. At the heart of the Ballet Beautiful method is Mary Helen’s expertise; the exquisite grace, beauty and strength that are the essence of a ballerina’s form.