In 10 sessions you'll feel the difference, in 20 you'll see the difference, and in 30 you'll have a new body - Joseph Pilates

Claire Toone

Claire Toone

Studio Owner and Instructor

Claire has been practicing various styles of Pilates and Yoga for the past seven years.  After a career in luxury goods sales and marketing, Claire changed direction to follow her passion for fitness and wellbeing.

Her mission is to empower people through moment and wellness so that they can live their lives with confidence, balance and energy.

Claire has taught clients from all walks of life utilising her powerful mix of Pilates, yoga, functional fitness, nutrition and coaching techniques. Her bespoke classes as well as her innately supportive nature have helped her clients achieve bodies, attitudes and lives they love. Claire’s teaching career has seen her instructing in London, Paris and Zermatt, before spending two years in New York City, where she worked for various boutique studios and private clients.

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Elysia (Elly) Klaes

Elysia (Elly) Klaes

Assistant Manager and Instructor

Elly developed her passion for holistic wellness and functional movement through her early years of dance and Pilates before turning her attention to the formal study of Pilates.

Elly is continually honing her practice through ongoing education including specialised pre and post-natal training, working with allied health professionals in a clinical rehabilitation setting and has completed internationally-recognised Buff Bones certification and The Franklin Method Level 1.

Her teaching is the perfect mixture of scientific principles and functional training to improve your overall wellbeing and quality of life. Elly works with her clients to achieve their movement goals while also empowering them through building awareness of the body and its potential. Elly is a compassionate teacher who is able to individualise to all clients needs and goals. Her energy and brightness make every session a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding experience.

Elly has completed a Bachelor of Science (Environmental & Medical), Diploma in Contemporary Pilates & Teaching, Certificate IV in Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology

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Laura McCarthy

Laura McCarthy

Instructor

Laura’s passion for health and the body sees her work holistically. She is qualified in a range of health modalities including Pilates instruction, nutrition and remedial massage. Laura has a background in Exercise Science, having studied a Bachelor Degree of Human Movement and has furthered her education by completing a Masters in Human Nutrition.

Laura is most passionate about Pilates and is trained in all studio apparatus. She has completed extensive training and is an APMA level two instructor. Having taught at various established Pilates studios across Melbourne, Laura has been able to learn from some of the most experienced in the industry. She loves to keep her clients interested and enjoys challenging them in a fun and supportive environment. She also has a special interest in Pilates for pre and post natal women.

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Marissa Cumming

Marissa Cumming

Instructor

Marissa is a fun and thorough instructor that has a passion for Pilates due to its ability to fix, straighten and stretch the human body. To further her studies in Sport and Exercise science and experience as a personal trainer she completed her Pilates teacher training.

Marissa’s love for high intensity training is integrated into her classes to intensify reformer workouts which helps create strong, symmetrical and beautiful bodies. With a clinical background she has consideration for injuries and training restrictions and believes that exercise, Pilates in particular, can significantly assist in the healing process. Marissa endeavors to individualize every client’s experience, so join her for a fun, challenging and unique reformer class.

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Abbey Chapman

Abbey Chapman

Instructor

Abbey is a passionate, vibrant instructor who found holistic fitness and wellbeing through her career as a Professional Dancer.  The last 6 years has seen her develop her career as a Dance Instructor and along the way become qualified as a Yoga Teacher, Personal Trainer as well as a Nutritional Health Coach.

Abbey is most passionate about finding ‘ease’ in the movement and creating space in the body through her Yoga classes and absolutely loves incorporating her previous experience as a dancer to create dynamic strengthening and toning Barre classes. She lives to inspire  clients to develop physical strength as well as mental and emotional well-being by showing them just how great they can feel inside and out, whilst not taking things too seriously.

Her love for continuous learning and professional development has seen her study and learn both in Australia and overseas from various industry leaders and she brings together these learnings in her nurturing and supportive classes which have a strong focus on alignment, posture and having a good time!

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