‘It's our level of care that sets us apart’ - Lisa Thomson, Senior Partner

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Jennie Carson | Pilates


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Jennie moved from Liverpool in the UK to Melbourne in 2011 lured by the great Australian lifestyle. "I discovered Pilates three years ago and thought it was interesting, fun and I could feel improvements and strengthening within a couple of months," she says.

Wanting to learn more about Pilates to further her own skill level turned into a career change.

Jennie has completed both her Certificate IV and Diploma of Clinical Pilates.

"I love my new career as a Pilates instructor, helping people improve fitness and mobility to allow their body to function more effectively," she says.

When she's not teaching Pilates, Jennie loves to travel, trying new restaurants and spending time with her husband and friends in Melbourne.

Kim Van Hoorn | Pilates


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15 years of intensive dance training and an extensive interest in human movement, health and fitness lead Kim to qualify as an Osteopath, graduating in 2002. After working in private practice as an Osteopath, Kim decided to take time out of the profession to raise her young family.

Despite taking a break from working as an Osteopath, Kim has maintained her interest in health by undergoing studies in Personal Training and Pilates and now practices in the area of Pilates, strength and conditioning training and rehabilitation.

Taking an evidence based approach to exercise. Kim has first-hand knowledge in the role pilates can play in pre and post-natal health but also has extensive experience treating and rehabilitating AFL and dance injuries.

Now with more free time, Kim is currently in the process of reskilling in order to regain her registration as an Osteopath.

Shani Burleigh | Pilates


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Shani has an Exercise and Sport Science degree from Deakin University majoring in Exercise Physiology which complements her Diploma of Clinical Pilates.

Shani has spent the past 16 years competitively swimming both nationally and internationally. For Shani Pilates is an efficient way to adapt the techniques she has learnt preparing as an elite athlete and transferring this knowledge to a range of clients of all different fitness levels.

Away from work, Shani has a passion for health and wellness and keeping active.