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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Margarita

Margarita has been a student of yoga for some 15 years but admits falling out of the practice at times of compounded stress or injuries in the past. What she loves about yoga is that it always brings her back to her strength, on so many levels. She acknowledges the mind body connection. In 2014,...

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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Joy

Movement and rhythm have always been part of Joy’s life and it’s where she finds inspiration and connections with people. Joy studied all forms of dance and qualified as a Licentiate Cecchetti classical ballet teacher then followed with a Bachelor of Education in Dance and Drama. Joy spent many years as a professional dancer, actor...

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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Georgia

Georgia discovered Pilates Barre accidentally while completing an intensive rehearsal week in Sydney. Booking herself into a Yin Yoga class hoping to stretch out sore muscles, Georgia mistakenly went into the wrong studio and it turned out to be a high-intensity, advanced Pilates-Barre sweat session!After recovering, Georgia’s love for Barre took off. She became certified...

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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Danielle

“If you love what you do, your energy will be contagious!” Known as the pocket rocket, Danielle started her love of movement in Classical ballet and dance until her early twenties where the natural progression was to hit the aerobic stage and gym floor with a Diploma of Fitness. Alongside her Bachelor of Prosthetics and...

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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Hannah

Hannah recently completed her training with Breathe Education in Mat and Reformer Pilates. For Hannah, Pilates opened up a whole new world of movement with a mindset focused not on ‘How do I look?’ but rather, ‘How do I feel?’Hannah believes movement should be a priority in our lives and when things get too busy,...

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Instructor Spotlight: Meet Lauren

Lauren Jimmieson is a professional dancer, theatre performer and qualified barre fitness instructor. Lauren attained her Fitness Australia certification by training with Aleenta Barre’s master trainer. As a passionate instructor, Lauren is inspired by her hardworking clients to combine her love of dance with barre to produce fun, high energy and motivational classes and atmosphere....

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Jemma

The latest instructor spotlight is on our Pilates instructor Jem King. Jem has made following her passions an art form. She’s a wonderful Pilates teacher, talented photographer, and … find out about her other, very noisy, pursuit, by reading on. When did you first fall in love with Pilates?I was in love with Pilates from...

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Cat

Initially drawn to yoga when seeking respite from intense bouts of anxiety, Cat completed her first teacher training in the Hatha Yoga tradition at the Mindful Yoga Academy in Spain in 2014. Since then Cat has completed further study in Trauma Informed Yoga practices, Spinal Health, as well as a Certificate III in Thai Yoga Massage, and...

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Dimi

Dimi has been formally teaching Pilates since 2003. Trained in Pilates Mat level 1&2, Pilates Props, Pilates Reformer, Pilates on the Swiss Ball As a trained dancer, Dimi understands the desire to be strong, flexible and enjoy the way your body and mind respond to each other. Teaching Pilates at three gyms across Melbourne, as...

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Suze

Suze Male believes yoga is key to mind and body wellness, allowing us to discover our true selves and connect to everyone else in a positive way. She discovered yoga’s power to provide a pervading sense of calm in life in 2000, but it was only when dealing with the death of her mum that...