Our instructors are fully trained and certified through STOTT Pilates and are continuously updated, trained and kept informed with current information and research that’s important to our continuous evolution towards becoming a leading studio in the GTA .
Our ongoing workshops bring in experts in various fields whose work and knowledge complement what we offer to our clients.
Hailing from Brazil, Bianca Bolissian began dancing at the age of four and completely fell in love with it.She dedicated every moment she could to performing and focusing on body movement, which led her to a Bachelor’s Degree in Dance at UNICAMP in Campinas, Brazil. It was there that she discovered that while she loved dance and movement her true ambition was to combine her talent with her new found passion for teaching. Read More
After receiving her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Ryerson University, Evangeline spent over 20 years in the hospitality industry. Managing professional teams and providing high levels of service excellence in the Fairmont Hotel establishments of Whistler, San Francisco and Singapore, she developed a passion for working with others and providing customers with superior quality service. The successful rehabilitation of a back injury… Read More
Hayley was first introduced to Pilates in England after experiencing chronic lower back pain due to an active schedule as a national level competitor in Ballroom and Latin American dance. Upon completing an Honors degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of York St. John in England in 1995, Hayley continued to develop her experience with a broad client spectrum that includes working with children, adults and older people within hospital, rehabilitation… Read More
As a former dancer, Brianna was introduced to Pilates in order to strengthen an injury. Inspired by the benefits and noticeable results, she became committed to her own workout, bettering her posture and overall strength. After completing her degree at Guelph University, she decided to pursue her Pilates education and received her Full Certification through STOTT Pilates in 2008. Her commitment to advancing her own knowledge and understanding of the work has led her… Read More
Linda started her yoga journey in 2002 in Greenwich Connecticut where she practiced hot yoga and gentle hatha yoga, two very different forms which gave her a small perspective of the tremendous range and differences between the various branches of yoga. Having practiced ballet for many years she was attracted to the physical benefits, as well as the mental focus required to deepen her skill level. In 2007 having quite literally ‘fallen in love’ with the… Read More
Carla was first introduced to Pilates at the University of Leeds in England where she was on an exchange program through York University. Upon completion of her Fine Arts degree from York, Carla began her STOTT Pilates certification, completing the program in 1997. Working under Moira Merrithew, she began to teach STOTT Certification Programs in Toronto and abroad in 1998. As a Senior Instructor Trainer with STOTT from 1998 until 2010, Carla has taught in over 15 countries… Read More
Sarah has been in the fitness industry for over fifteen years. After completing a business degree at the University of Windsor she managed a GoodLife Fitness club and taught fitness classes. Intrigued by the fitness industry’s move toward mindful movement she decided to give up the high impact training and focus on the STOTT PILATES technique. Completing her STOTT PILATES certification in 2004, she earned Instructor Trainer status in 2007 and since 2012 has been a Lead Instructor… Read More
Graduating from the University of Toronto in 2005 with an Honours Degree in Film & Literary Studies, Safia went on to receive her diploma in the Income Managers Program at University of Waterloo. Throughout her academic career her lifelong passion for dance led her to perform and teach students in the Vaganova Method and it was during a dance performance in 2003 when she injured herself and was introduced to Pilates as the foundation to her rehabilitation program… Read More
Janet received her Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Ontario College of Art and
Design in 2013. Her work in various office environments was counterbalanced with a passion for activities such as rock climbing and weight training and eventually, her interest in physical movement led her to STOTT Pilates. Janet began her Pilates practice in 2015 and immediately felt the benefits it had on her own body’s misalignments… Read More
Denise is a graduate of the National Ballet School of Canada, and a former professional ballet dancer with the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam from 1987-2001. When she returned to Canada in 2003, Denise completed and received her full STOTT Pilates certification at the head studio in Toronto. Since then, she has taught both private and group classes on both the mat and various equipment at several studios within Toronto including The Granite Club, Toronto Athletic Club… Read More
Alexandra (Alex) was first introduced to Pilates as a complement to her dancing while growing up in Hamilton, Ontario. Initially drawn to it as a form of conditioning that balanced both her strength and flexibility, she began to attend classes regularly in order to keep her conditioning as a musical theatre performer and young athlete. This practice kept her both grounded and injury free while attending university in Nova Scotia. And as she travelled to India and beyond during her… Read More
Jeff is a member of the Ontario Osteopathic Association (OOA) and a graduate of the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy. As a classically trained osteopathic manual practitioners Jeff’s training has garnered him a deep understanding of the osteopathic principles and his extensive knowledge of the human body has been applied towards successfully diagnosing and treating a diverse range of musculoskeletal and physiological problems. Read More
David was first introduced to Pilates as he was preparing to tackle his first marathon – a “Pilates for runners” course that set in motion what would later become his career. His passion for endurance sports engaged David regularly with Pilates workouts and as he advanced his athletic training to become an Ironman athlete he found that the key to success for all three athletic disciplines was Pilates. With a stronger musculoskeletal system developed through a committed Pilates workout,… Read More