Andrew is our senior practitioner and the founder of Miracle Massage Pilates and Fitness. With over 19 years experience working in the industry, Andrew is a fully qualified Soft Tissue Therapist with an Advanced Diploma in Applied Science (Remedial Massage Therapy). Andrew has been doing Pilates since 2000 and established Miracle Massage in 2001. Since then, he has attained a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy and incorporated Pilates into the studio as a vital part of the treatment he undertakes as a massage therapist.
Jane has been working in our studio since September 2016 and holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy. As well as running many of our Group Equipment Pilates classes, Jane runs a weekly class for clients with Parkinson’s. This class is specifically designed to use the central aspects of Pilates to improve stability, controlled movement, and fatigue management in our clients with Parkinson’s.
Jane is known in the studio for being obsessed with feet, and will happily touch, move and massage any feet she can get her hands on! She is also incredibly passionate about the neurological underpinnings of physical health, movement, and disease. Along with her Parkinson’s class, Jane expresses this passion through working with individual clients with cerebral palsy, juvenile arthritis and with other special populations. To further her skills and knowledge, Jane is currently working towards becoming a Level One Practitioner of Applied Movement Neurology.
Tracie is a registered nurse and holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy
Tracie joined us as a Pilates Instructor in 2019 and teaches classes and private sessions.
Ian joined our team in early 2019 as a Pilates Instructor and teaches our Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evening classes. Classes with Ian are lighthearted but challenging.
Ian holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy.
Pauline joined our studio in 2016 and has 10 years experience as a yoga instructor. Pauline’s interest in movement and its connection to the mind and body lead her to explore neurofascial science, and eventually to becoming a MELT instructor at Miracle Massage Pilates and Fitness. One of five MELT instructors in Australia, and only 2000 worldwide, Pauline brings rare and valuable training into our studio space. Along with her MELT certification, Pauline is qualified as an International Yoga Teachers Association Instructor.
Outside of our studio, Pauline is passionately involved in theatre production, with 25 years experience as a theatre practitioner.
Jo is our resident baby-expert, with a Bachelor of Nursing and Graduate Diploma and Masters in Midwifery. As well as this, Jo holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy and is passionate about supporting women’s health and pre-natal health.
On days when babies are in the studio, they can usually be found in Jo’s arms.
Jacqui has been working at the studio in admin and reception since February 2018. Her role has grown over the last year and a half to cover admin management, and finances.
Studying a Bachelor of Psychology at ANU, it’s no surprise that Jacqui is deeply interested in the relationship between mental and physical health. Examining the mutual causation between mental health impacting on physical health, and vice versa, Jacqui also holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy.
Maria is the newest member of our team, joining us in mid-2019 as a Pilates Instructor. Maria holds a Diploma of Pilates and Movement Therapy.