We teach the Traditional Pilates Method
Joseph Pilates trained Romana Kryzanowska to specifically pass on his knowledge to the rest of the world, and she did.
Romana has kept the integrity of Joseph Pilates work alive until today leaving a 'Romana's Legacy' to follow the lineage of Joseph Pilates. We are 3rd generation teachers from Joseph Pilates himself.
The traditional Pilates Method holds deep knowledge about the body and has achieved documented miraculous results, often avoiding the need for surgery, rods, fusions, and other doctor recommendations bringing people to full strength & health. True Pilates works with all body conditions because it works from inside out, correcting severe back issues such as scolioses, assisting in pregnancy, strengthening injuries, training athletes and just bringing people back into health!
All of our instructors must go through The Pilates Method Certification, that can take up to 2 years to complete. All of our instructors must have "True Pilates" in their bodies before being granted a certification. We are the only traditional Pilates Method Studio in Byron Bay!!
"Pilates is not just a list of exercises. It is a recipe to transform bodies."
Kathy Ross Nash
Damian Wedge - Neuro Muscular Practitioner
Having a strong interest in human body mechanics, Damian completed a Bachelor of Exercise Science at Griffith University QLD. He is a Pilates Enthusiast since 2011, and a keen surfer who is always looking for ways to improve functional performance. Damian specialises in a sophisticated form of manual therapy that combines motor control theory and manual muscle testing. This system addresses the cause of pain and can determine dysfunctional movement patterns stored in the brain. Damian is also a CHEK trained Holistic Lifestyle Coach teaching natural health and wellbeing principles.
Andrea Leyva - Principal Pilates Instructor/ Managing Director
Andrea guides her clients in building movement strategies and tools to help achieve their athletic goals. Systematically she develops specific movement patterns educating the body through the various environments of Pilates apparatus. Understanding how to address the limitations of the body, Andrea helps her clients create movement skills which can be practically applied to everyday lives. Andrea is able to prioritize her clients’ goals and organize their session to gain the most benefit from the Pilates system promoting independence and transformation outside the studio.
Andrea worked and trained with Master Teacher Cynthia Lochard and her teaching has been influenced by training with Anthony Rabara, Cynthia Shipley and Jerome Weinberg.
Eric Sacucci Carlovich - Pilates Instructor
Eric’s lessons are not for the fainted hearted! Gentle but extremely effective he guides his clients into a full body transformation!
Eric has Brazilian BA in Physical Education and a background as a Gymnastics Instructor. Eric trained with Romana Krysanowska, Sari Mejia and Inélia Garcia.
Corey Wittorff - Pilates Instructor
A highly skilled and passionate Certified Romana's Pilates Instructor. Corey has worked in many different studios including 'Contrology' in Perth and at Cynthia Lochard's studio in Sydney. You are sure to be hooked after a session with Corey!
Amber Butler - Massage & Bodywork Therapist
Amber has the most beautiful energy with magical healing hands and precision on her touch. Specialising in deep tissue flow, her sessions release tension, softening tissues leaving you feeling refreshed, relaxed, re-aligned and connected. Amber is Qualified in Remedial Massage, Thai Massage and Hawaiian Temple Bodywork. With over 12 years experience Amber will tailor each session to your requirements. Get ready to melt your tensions away!
“Not only is health a normal condition, but it is our duty
not only to attain it but to maintain it.”