Karin holds a Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction certified through Polestar and is a qualified Australian Pilates Method Association (APMA) Instructor. She has completed the Advanced Diploma of the Pilates Method, a Stretch Therapist Training Program with Kit Laughlin, as well as a Teacher Training course in ‘Innovations in Pilates’ the name given to the teaching of Therapeutic Muscle Stretching performed on the Pilates reformer. She continues to focus on the ongoing journey of learning continually adding to her existing skills and knowledge. Karin is a mentor/assistant educator for the Polestar pilates course.
Karin has a special passion for using Pilates to rehabilitate back, neck, shoulder, hip, and knee injuries. Her small group Pilates teaching is characterised by her ability to customize programs for each client that focus on variety and attention to detail. Karin also teaches mat and allegro classes.
Karin began Pilates in 2000 after experiencing recurring lower back pain. The effect of Pilates on her back recovery was so profound that she decided to share this passion for Pilates with other people. It is her commitment to quality, combined with passion and a true belief in the Pilates method that drives Karin to assist other people in achieving the best possible outcomes. Prior to this, she was an Iyengar Yoga Teacher certified by the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute, Pune, India and a translator for English, French and German.