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Maria Leone is a dancer, choreographer, and actress who appeared as a civilian woman in Ten Forward in the Star Trek: The Next Generation third season episode "The Offspring" in 1990. She was listed as "Ten Forward Crew" in the end credits of the episode.
Also known as Maria Leone-Seid  she earned a BA in Fine Arts from the University in New York. She is also a PhysicalMind Insitute and American Council on Exercise certified pilates teacher, and IDEA Master Trainer, and is holding a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Teaching pilates since 1989, Leone is also the owner of the Bodyline Studio, located in Beverly Hills, California since 1998. 
Leone released her own DVD series Pilates on the Go and was featured in several magazines such as Allure, Elle, and Fitness Magazine and television shows including ET, Access Hollywood, and on CNN.
As a trained dancer and choreographer she worked on projects such as the crime drama Mi vida loca (1993, with Bertila Damas and Eddie Perez), the television series Man O Man (1996), and The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997). She was also featured as a sales clerk in the action comedy Bird on a Wire (1990, with Jeff Corey, Clyde Kusatsu and John Pyper-Ferguson) and as a dancer in the television drama Stompin' at the Savoy (1992, with Vanessa Williams).