A POUND ICON is a master trainer, as well as an ambassador of our brand, our beliefs, and our mission. They travel the world as an extension of POUND to elevate our united beat, one POUND Pro at a time. They are the educators, the rebels, the humble and electric. With different life and career experiences, personalities and uniqueness, they are the true representation of our BRAND. Let them inspire you, let them MOVE you.

Maria Heaven

Originally from Russia, Moscow, and living in Dubai, Maria Heaven was introduced to Pound in 2019. It was love at first strike! As a prior professional dancer, she loves to express her feelings and emotions through movement and believes in ENERGY and the soul’s connection to all. Her life’s purpose is to inspire, support and lead. Everyone deserves a chance to prove themselves. Through the energy she gives to her participants, they not only feel better physically, they feel like they belong, wherever they are. POUND – is the way to find yourself. 

If you could have dinner with anyone from history, who would it be?
Princess Diana

What’s the most courageous thing you’ve ever done?
Made a heart-breaking decision, to make my soul happy.

What is the best piece of advice you’ve received?
Remember who you are.

If you had two hours left on earth what would you do?
I would find a beautiful place, listen to my favorite music and reflect on the life I lived. 

What activity do you do that makes you feel most like yourself?
POUND! For real 🙂 

What’s one thing you’re certain of?
You have nothing to lose, but yourself.

How do you show your love for others?

What’s one thing you’d tell your 13-year-old self?
The best is yet to come. You are capable for more than you think. 

What superpower would you most like to have?

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