Meet the Instructors
All of our instructors are highly qualified and experienced and will guide you through your class of choice whether you are a beginner, or one of our most advanced regulars. They are there to support you throughout the class, and challenge you to be your best self and get the most out of your practice.
Whether you’re keen to take your practice to the next level, or have a specific injury that requires a bit of extra personalised attention, our 1:1 sessions are a great option to give your training an edge with your own instructor. These sessions are held in private, in our fully equipped state-of-the-art studio at a time that is convenient for you.
Personal Training Pricing
One-on-one 45 minute Private Sessions
Per Session – $85 | 5 Sessions – $400 | 10 Sessions – $750
GROUP FITNESS COORDINATOR
Simone has had a passion for dance and ballet since she was five years of age. This led her to become a dance teacher when she was 21 and very quickly she added a variety of different styles of Fitness and Mind Body classes to her repertoire. Simone has been in the fitness industry since 2003 and has taught in over six countries. From a sports resort in the Canary Islands to an exclusive high class Pilate’s studio in Spain. She has played an active role managing Group Fitness for the last four years and is super excited to work with the community and the amazing team at Active Mind Body. Simone is full of passion, sharing her love of Mind Body classes with her instructors to guide them in their fitness career by developing teaching skills and knowledge. Simone will work with the AMB team of instructors to create and develop awesome new classes and innovative programs that will excite you!
YOGA AND PILATES INSTRUCTOR
Emilia “Em” has always felt a strong connection to health and the universe. After a major injury and a mental burnout, Em decided to re-educate herself in health and started to take her approach much more seriously. She has spent the last 13 years in the fitness industry, learning and applying lifelong lessons, to be able to restore the mind and body with the soul. She discovered that real health involves the mind, body and the soul and she applies this in everything she does. Em has a Cert 3 and 4 in Fitness and Personal Training, and is a qualified instructor in Strength and Conditioning, Matwork Pilates, Pre and Post Natal Yoga, Body Balance, Spin, Body Pump, Kangoo, Body Attack and has a Certificate in Nutrition. You can book a private training session with Emilia here.
PILATES AND BARRE INSTRUCTOR
Pia is a Pharmacist and Forensic Expert. She immigrated to Australia in 1996 and is mother to 2 beautiful sons and 3 step kids. Pia moved from the Northern Beaches to Miranda in 2013 but before that completed Cert III and IV in 2009. Pia is qualified to teach Aqua Aerobics, Spin, Dance (Latin, Zumba and Bokwa), ABT, Pilates since 2012 and Pilates Reformer since 2013 and LOVING it! Pia is also qualified to teach Kimax, Tai chi, DA, Stretching, Step and is currently very teaching all of them apart from Tai chi! Health and fitness, music, the ocean, travelling, cooking for friends, sport in general, friends, family, people, animals. You can book a private training session with Pia here.
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“Love my family! Love my work! Love life!”
PILATES AND YOGA INSTRUCTORSofija is a fully qualified and registered Metabolic Precision Nutritionist/Transformation Specialist, a Weight Loss Consultant with full professional membership to the Global Weight Management Federation, a registered Exercise Professional, Level 3, and an internationally qualified Pilates, Yoga and Meditation Teacher. Sofija also has extensive experience in teaching Yogilates, mindfulness, personal and rehab training, physique transformation, and strength and conditioning training. Balancing a career with relationships and staying physically fit requires a positive and resilient mental outlook. Sofija’s unified approach in fitness, nutrition and mindset coaching underscored by her personal experience in business management provide a holistic style body-mind transformation while staying connected to oneself. As a native of Sydney beaches, Sofija is an aspiring surfer, loves spending time in nature and a committed health foodie with a passion for writing. You can book a private training session with Sofija here.
PILATES AND BARRE INSTRUCTOR
Mikaela is a Contemporary dancer based between Sydney & Melbourne. Graduating from the Victorian College of Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Dance) and the recipient of a Creative scholarship for Most Outstanding Undergraduate. Since graduation Mikaela has worked professionally under Prue Lang as a contemporary dance artist specialising in improvisation methodologies. Mikaela has performed and worked in New York and has studied in Paris, working as a Barre, Mat and reformer pilates instructor since 2015; but has been a pilates advocate for over fifteen years. Her pilates style is influenced by the training of numerous movement studies including feldenkrais, gyrokinesis, kinesiology, Alexander technique and classical ballet. All of which are applied practically in a functional pilates class, combining; strengthening, lengthening and working towards an understanding of the body which is intelligent and articulate.
PILATES AND REFORMER INSTRUCTORNina has a passion for Pilates with a strong focus on teaching its rehabilitative benefits and promoting functional movement. An extremely competent and qualified instructor Nina has a Certificate IV in Fitness Pilates, she is certified in Remedial Pilates, Pregnancy Pilates, Reformer Intensive, Pilates Mat Plus Intensive and has a Certificate IV in Fitness. Nina has a strong interest in women’s health and special needs training. Her aim is to educate, encourage and support clients of different ages, abilities and fitness levels to achieve their personal best for improved quality of life, health and successful injury prevention. You can book a private training session with Nina here.
Michelle fell in love with yoga after initially being drawn to it as a physical workout and to find a little refuge for herself as a busy working mum. Discovering that yoga was truly so much more than flexibility or stretching it allowed her to connect within and inspires her to live each moment more mindfully. Teaching yoga became an extension of her own practice. Her approach is calm and grounded, with care and attention on alignment and creating connection. Michelle is dedicated to supporting students on their yoga journey and adding colour to their lives. She is a qualified Hatha Vinyasa Yoga Teacher and has always valued health and fitness in her life. Her style is calm and grounded, with care and attention on alignment and creating connection.
YOGA AND MEDITATION INSTRUCTORAlice believes Yoga is a combination of Strength, Flexibility and Balance in conjunction with conscious breath which brings the mind and body together into the present. Alice’s own personal practice developed as a form of stress relief while studying in Psychology. In 2017 Alice was selected by the Australia Cambodia Association to train and mentor local Cambodian: Teachers, Social Workers and Care Givers working with Cambodia’s most vulnerable children and the communities in which they exist. Alice knew she had much more to learn which later led her back to India to live and study Yoga in Rishikesh. Teaching Yoga lights Alice up and her favourite style to teach is Yin Yoga, a practice she refers to as being a meditative and cellular detox. Alice’s classes incorporate knowledge from Western Psychology and Science alongside techniques Eastern techniques such as pranayama and meditation designed to help each student open and expand their bodies and mind while using their breath to work through any blocks within the body.
Denise practices yoga daily both on and off the mat through physical practice, meditation and healthy living. She is extremely passionate about the yogi life and simply wants to share this energy with others as they follow their own journey – perfect just for them. Synchronicity – things happen when they are meant to happen. In 2012 Denise exchanged netball shoes for a yoga mat. She walked into her first yoga class and was instantly hooked. Thinking initially she had found a substitute for physical exercise, she soon discovered the positive effects yoga had on her mind and soul too. The experience of yoga workshops, retreats and yoga challenges all led her to completing her first Teacher Training in 2014 under the direction of Janine Leigh, Hot Yogi Australia. Then in 2016 she completed Yin Teacher Training with Janine and Sarah Owen, Sarah Owen Yoga and Yogalates Teacher Training under the guidance of Nicole Whiteman, Body Awakenings. Yoga has changed her life. It has provided her with simple tools to create balance and peace within, whilst living in a chaotic and hectic world. Join her for a class and start to feel the shift too.