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Dynamic Pilates Instructors | Sydney & Northern Beaches Pilates

DYNAMIC PILATES INSTRUCTORS

Dynamic Pilates - Gemma Sadler

GEMMA SADLER

DYNAMIC PILATES OWNER & QUALIFIED INSTRUCTOR

Gemma Sadler is a BASI Pilates Instructor and the proud founder and owner of Dynamic Pilates in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Gemma has been working in the fitness industry for over two decades and took up Pilates in the early 2000’s as a cross-training tool to enhance her personal training business. Gemma’s constant obsession of Pilates has helped hundreds of clients both in Sydney and London to achieve mind blowing results through her proven recipe for tailoring success to each individual’s needs. With the establishment of Dynamic Pilates, Gemma is continuing to expand her business vision of empowering and inspiring people to achieve the goals they desire while enabling an active and improved healthy lifestyle

EXPERIENCED IN:
BASI Pilates | Barre Attack Instructor | Pre and Post-Natal | Strength and Conditioning | Health and Dietary Guidance | Injury Rehabilitation | Gyrotonic

PREVIOUS CLIENTELE TYPES:
Able and Disabled Males and Females of All Ages | Professional Athletes | Broadway Theatre & Movie Actors Celebrities | Princes | Lords | Aristocrats | Politicians

Meet The Dynamic Pilates Team

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Ed Botha is a BASI Pilates Faculty Instructor and joined the Dynamic Pilates team after relocating to Sydney from Cape Town, South Africa where he previously owned and ran a successful Pilates studio business. Ed has been teaching Pilates for the past 16 years and has a keen interest in human movement, which started initially with the practice of martial arts. Ed turned to the Pilates Method to improve his martial arts and boxing and immediately embraced the short and long term benefits Pilates offered, confirming it as the perfect form of cross training for any physical activities. Over the course of the past 15 years Ed has worked with a range of clients from top-tier athletes to being the lead trainer of fellow Pilates instructors, as well as those in need of minor or major rehabilitation. Ed is a highly accredited member of the BASI Pilates faculty which has enabled him to travel the world teaching Pilates courses and workshops in the USA, Australia, UK, Italy, Greece, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia, Turkey and London. Ed also features as a visiting instructor on Pilates Anytime, a popular online Pilates resource, making him a face many already recognise and trust in the industry! Ed is currently instructing at our Manly Studio and is quickly becoming a hit with our members, and as we say, best to book in early to avoid missing out!

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Coming from the beautiful mountain area of southern Siberia, Natalia grew up trekking through the wilderness, white water rafting and snow skiing. A keen competitor in Latin American ballroom dancing, Natalia discovered Pilates was the most optimum way to keep fit and injury free. Although Natalia started her career as a lawyer, then moving on to Human Resources management and even trained as a chef, she found her real passion for health and fitness through studying Holistic Kinesiology, Nutrition and Integrative Medicine. Natalia applies this expansive knowledge into her love of Reformer and Barre Pilates and is selfless in her approach towards helping people new to Pilates learn, focus and understand the Pilates Method while providing a challenging and invaluable workout. Natalia is experienced in teaching students of all capabilities, all ages and her classes maintain strong focus on student’s techniques with correctional guidance, visual demonstrations and simple, easy to follow instructions. When Natalia is not teaching classes at Dynamic Pilates she enjoys endurance training, long distance walks and is motivated towards conquering Everest Base Camp. Dynamic Pilates is incredibly proud to have Natalia on-board and there’s a high demand for her classes, so be quick and book into one today!

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Brittany (“Britt”) turned to Pilates over ten years ago when suffering significant pain after years of intensive ballet training. After practicing Pilates as a student, Britt decided to pass on the benefits to others and went on to do successfully complete Instructor training. Britt brings a wealth of knowledge to Dynamic Pilates Australia and also specialises in sports rehabilitation, focusing on correcting and teaching participants techniques with a fine eye for detail. Britt is passionate and dedicated about her craft, constantly enhancing her training and expanding her knowledge. Like all our Instructors, Britt is available for weekly 1:1 sessions or group classes

EXPERIENCED IN: Studio Pilates and Reformer Pilates | Pre and Post-Natal | Rehabilitation | Spinal Mobility | Pilates for Golfers | Ballet Pilates | Educational courses run by Lolita San Miguel – Internationally acclaimed first generation Pilates Master Teacher, who trained with Joseph Pilates himself!

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Noriko was a professional dancer in Japan for approximately 15 years with a focus on ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap dance, flamenco and pole dancing. Following retirement from professional dancing in 2006 Noriko moved to Australia and discovered Pilates in 2016 after suffering post-natal depression. Noriko qualified as a Barre Instructor and Mat Pilates Instructor in 2018 while also completing Certificate III in Fitness in 2020, and in 2021 Noriko completed the BASI Pilates Comprehensive Program in Japan. During her time in Japan, Noriko continued Pilates studies online with Ed Botha (BASI Faculty) and Shayne Smith (BASI Faculty). Noriko has also gained incredible experience through attending workshops presented by Natascha Eyber (BASI Faculty) developing ‘Shoulder Mechanics’ and ‘Economic and functional movement’ in 2023. Noriko invests heavily in Pilates and shows testament to the benefits of the Method, with constant improvements in her body condition and noticeable energy levels. Noriko works with clients to achieve their goals and pays close attention to their progress on the path to a healthier and better life. Noriko is an asset to the Dynamic Pilates team and with her global experience we’re excited that our clients can attend her Reformer classes and feel the passion to become a better version of themselves, just as she has!

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Maria originates from Brazil and is a qualified physiotherapist, remedial and lymphatic drainage massage practitioner, and Pilates instructor with over two decades of experience. Maria has been living in Australia since 2017 and residing in Sydney since 2018 has treated clients extensively in physiotherapy, remedial massage and clinical Pilates, while in addition specialises in orthopaedic and neurological rehabilitation using manual therapy. Maria’s background in physiotherapy expertly guides our Manly Pilates clients with personal instruction, ensuring correct technique and posture during classes. Dynamic Pilates is thrilled to have Maria’s incredible and diverse skillset available to our clients, so best book in your class today or contact us for booking any other of Maria’s health services on offer.

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Residing from the countryside of Goulburn, Sonya moved to Manly many years ago to pursue her corporate career in Banking. In 2006 Sonya was introduced to Pilates by her Physiotherapist after a recurrence of an old sporting injury and immediately saw positive benefits through the Method. With commitment to Pilates, Sonya’s movement and strength vastly improved without further aggravation to her past injury and resulted in the avoidance of surgery. Sonya studied Pilates as a student for several years to further improve her body awareness and control and decided in 2017 to undertake the BASI Pilates Comprehensive course and certified as a BASI Pilates Instructor that same year, and subsequently continued to enrich her Pilates skills through attending and passing the BASI Mentor program in the USA. More recently in 2022 Sonya took a sabbatical from corporate Banking life to increase her time spent on Pilates, hiking and strength training and is seen teaching a number of Reformer and Reformer Tower Pilates classes in our Manly studio.

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Julie has been actively involved in fitness since the late 80’s and is a superstar amongst many disciplines in the sporting sector. Notably in 1993 Julie competed in the United States of America’s National Tae Kwon Do Championship Tournament and placed second in the Women’s division, and then went on to earn her Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do in 1994. Julie’s Pilates journey started in an effort to regain her fitness after the birth of her child. While practicing Pilates Julie found her posture, muscle strength, core control and body awareness improved way beyond expectation. Having practiced law in Australia and the United States since 1994, Julie had a desire to change careers while still focusing on helping others, it was the deep connection and passion for Pilates that inspired Julie to pursue her education and become a Pilates Instructor. Julie’s ability to incorporate her broad sporting knowledge and Pilates prowess into each class is a vital ingredient to tailor progression to each individual and to enhance their physical attributes and mental resilience. Julie is a qualified Anatomist and Physiologist and is Polestar International qualified across Mat, Reformer and Studio Pilates. Julie is also qualified in Pilates for Children and Seniors, as well as being First Aid trained. Julie proudly complements the Dynamic team offering a unique workout experience with many members already raving about their class success stories to date!

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Nikki was introduced to Pilates in 2000 whilst studying her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Contemporary Dance at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, and instantly recognised improvements in herself. Nikki gained a deep understanding and technical ability to use Pilates to better improve her stability, flexibility and strength and overall ‘core’ body support. Nikki has since developed broad experience and achieved global qualifications in using Pilates for client rehabilitation and possesses deep Pilates expertise, having worked with an array of clientele over her decades of senior Pilates leadership. Nikki is currently teaching Pilates at our Manly studios and is also available for Private, Semi-Private and Duet Pilates sessions. Nikki is also our Head Instructor for private Pilates sessions on our Gyrotonic Pulley Tower Combination Unit.

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Sarah has been practicing Pilates since 2003 and it has never failed her – helping her participate in half marathons, adventure racing and triathlons without injury through her twenties and keeping her body strong and supple through two pregnancies. “Pilates kept my body taped together and literally enabled me to bounce back!” Discovering Pilates was a turning point in Sarah’s life who fell in love how it made her feel. Stepping back from corporate life and with the birth of her first one Sarah decided to follow her dreams and became a Pilates Instructor through Polestar Pilates Australia. “My Pilates journey has never stopped and I continue to study and evolve as a teacher. I am proud to be a Mentor and Assistant Educator helping students studying reach their dreams.” Sarah loves seeing clients achieve their goals and enjoying the benefits they feel mentally and physically. Sarah comes to Dynamic Pilates offering classes with clear instruction and accurate technique and with a strong following has become a popular personality with our clients.

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Sheryl became an accredited BASI Pilates Instructor in 2011. Sheryl started practicing Pilates over 20 years ago to complement her running training and soon learnt that it served as the best method to prevent injury and develop strong body awareness. Originally a corporate lawyer, Sheryl temporarily left her legal career in 2007 to study the classical Pilates method, and in 2010 Sheryl decided to permanently leave her law career having discovered the BASI Pilates method. Sheryl finds that teaching and learning go hand-in-hand and constantly seeks out opportunities to develop and grow. Since qualifying as an instructor in 2011, Sheryl has participated in multiple courses both in Australia and overseas, including Xtend Barre, Booty Barre, Pilates for Injuries and Pathologies, the BASI Pilates Mentor programme (2011 and 2018), Buff Bones Licensing Course and numerous other workshops. Sheryl joined the BASI Australia Team in 2019 as Assistant Faculty to continue learning and to help develop the next generation of BASI Pilates instructors. Sheryl is passionate about the benefits that Pilates can provide and teaches with a strong focus on technique and precision of movement and is testament to the high level of Pilates offered to members here at Dynamic Pilates

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Sabrina was born and raised in Brasil who moved to Sydney for sunshine, fun and to instruct Pilates. Sabrina like many of our Instructors comes from a fitness background and during that period has become a qualified Polestar Pilates Instructor. Sabrina has over ten years of Pilates experience and is dedicated to ensuring her workouts are of the highest quality, variety and enjoyment, while demanding strong focus on technique and body alignment. Sabrina is also equipped with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy (with Honours) that is seeing many of our regular members really enjoy the full extent of her experience being thoughtfully crafted in each of their workouts. Sabrina offers creative and fun workouts and believes that through correct technique and properly executed movement anyone of all ages and fitness types can build a stronger body and improve their general well-being

DYNAMIC PILATES QUALIFIED NUTRITIONIST, DIETITIAN AND EATING DISORDER CLINICIAN

Grace is our highly qualified Nutritionist, Dietitian and Eating Disorder Clinician. Grace takes an individualised, whole-person approach – working alongside clients to guide them on their own journey towards nourishment, balance and wellbeing. Grace loves empowering her clients with the knowledge, skills and confidence to overcome eating concerns and improve their health and works with people across the life course, from children and their families, through to adolescents, adults and the elderly. Grace is a warm and thoughtful dietitian with many years of experience working in a variety of community-based healthcare settings and is non-judgmental, empathetic and makes her clients feel comfortable and cared for during their sessions together. Grace has worked in many areas with diverse populations in the community health sector and her approach to nutrition counselling is gentle and non-prescriptive – she’s not the type to hand out cookie-cutter meal plans or chastise clients for “slip ups”. Rather, Grace helps clients develop a healthy relationship with food and their bodies and is experienced in managing several therapies.