Maria grew up in Athens, Greece and since 2014 she is directing Dance Fuzion Zürich. She is a holder of the Diploma in Dance Instruction (ISTD), Advanced 2 Diploma in Modern Theatre - Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), Advanced 2 Diploma in Classical Ballet- Royal Academy of Dance (London, UK) and Diploma on Pre-school education (Public Institute of Vocational Training in Athens).