About Our Staff
Principal Instructor and Director
Amy is the principal instructor and director of Corepower Pilates. She discovered pilates in 2004 when she started taking mat classes.
Amy suffers scoliosis. Her profession as an optometrist and scoliosis led to body ailments and she found pilates was the best way to overcome this. It transformed her body by improving her posture and made her physically stronger.
Amy lived in New York City in 2011 and soon discovered a whole new world of pilates and the Classical Pilates Method. It was different to the classes she had taken in Australia. New York is the home of pilates, Joseph Pilates immigrated there in in the early 1920s and opened the first studio.
Amy fell in love with pilates and it soon became her passion. Her passion for pilates brought her back to New York a few years later and she become a fully certified pilates instructor in the Classical Pilates Method at Core Pilates NYC, an all apparatus program with over 700 apprentice training hours. She also furthered her pilates studies by obtaining pilates certification with Peak Pilates a worldwide classical pilates education program.
Amy continues to workshops and classes in NYC. She regularly travels to New York for continuing education. Some of the teachers she was taught by were elders who were trained by Joseph Pilates himself. She has worked with an orthopaedic surgeon and physical therapists in NYC on lower back pain management, and loves anatomy being a science nerd. She has special interest in scoliosis, chronic pain/injuries and prenatal/postnatal pilates, and has a keen eye for detail and technique.
Kseniia is a certified pilates instructor and trained in the Classical Pilates Method in Russia. She started pilates five years ago when she broke her back and wasn’t able to move. She tried different forms of treatment without success. She took a pilates class and her ailments disappeared. Since then she devoted herself to the classical pilates method and is very passionate which shows through in her pilates classes in Kirribilli. You won’t be able to cheat on form in her classes and she has a keen eye for detail. Kseniia holds a diploma in group, personal training and is studying kinesiology.
Vivian is a certified pilates instructor and trained in the Classical Pilates Method with Power Pilates in New York and in Contemporary pilates with Polestar. She taught pilates in Florida for 10 years and has been teaching pilates for over 15 years. She also holds a doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. Vivian has extensive experience in different injuries and conditions. Clients love her dynamic pilates class in Kirribilli, attention to detail and different variations.