After graduating from WA Academy of Performing Arts, Rachel worked as a professional contemporary dancer for 12 years. She then turned her focus to Pilates, where her interest in the science of movement developed further. Rachel wholeheartedly believes in the benefits of Pilates, and is passionate about enabling people to better understand their bodies, as well as the cause, effect and management of postural imbalance, change and correction. With a deep level of understanding of functional movement, Rachel’s classes impart insight into the anatomy and physiology of the Pilates technique.
After discovering Pilates in 2001 and loving everything about the technique, Mary pursued training and education to become an instructor. she enjoys the opportunity to make a difference to the health and well-being of others and finds it especially rewarding when clients have “light bulb moments” which sees them attain a heightened level of understanding or awareness through their Pilates practice. With a background in synchronized swimming, Mary has an affinity with the technicality of Pilates and teaches a class that leaves clients clear headed, personally empowered and moving with a greater ease.
Leonie previously worked as a Registered Nurse, then discovering Pilates at the age of 30 she was excited to find it encompasses her life long passions of movement and healthy living. Combining her passion and her profession Leonie became a Pilates instructor and has been teaching since 2008. Leonie loves that Pilates is the perfect combination of strength, stability and release which allows clients to see greater holistic wellness, functionality and energy for their everyday lives and futures. Leonie teaches an uplifting and nurturing class that builds a greater mental and physical strength and stability.
Graduating from WA Academy of Performing Arts in 2005, Jacqui spent 8 years as a contemporary dancer. A love for teaching grew during this time and in 2008 she became a Pilates instructor. Jacqui has taught Pilates at studios, dance schools, high schools and gyms across Perth. Jacqui is also a qualified Nutritionist (Bsc. Nutrition, Curtin University). Jacqui teaches a controlled class, reducing momentum and therefore building a high level of strength.
Before moving to Perth in 2000, Sherryl had a varied Dance and Fitness career in her home town, London. After getting her Contemporary Dance Theatre Performance Diploma from The Laban Centre, she taught Street Jazz at
the Sylvia Young’s Performing art School. Since moving to Perth Sherryl has taught Bodyjam, Zumba and choreographed for Perth’s Figure Fitness Competitors. Sherryl became a Pilates instructor in 2012 and feels she found a greater respect for her body. Sherryl has a wonderful sense of humor and teaches a fun, athletic and extremely knowledgable class.
To discuss making a career in Pilates, or to further your Pilates education, please contact Rachel on 0488 566 577.