my experience

2001
Started training/studying Pilates with Gerda Muller

2002
Qualified as Level 1 & 2 Instructor: Mat and Small Equipment – Stott Pilates
Body Conditioning Pilates – Pretoria Technikon
Set up first Pilates studio with Gerda Muller – Healthy Living

2003
Qualified as Level 3 Instructor: Advanced Matwork, Reformer, Wunda Chair and Cadillac – Trifocus Pilates

2004
Qualified as Instructor Trainer and set up a Training company (Healthy Living Education) with Gerda Miller (Physiotherapist)
Set up Pilates for Life-studio in Durbanville
Appointed as Educator for Planet Fitness Pilates Trainers – Plattekloof

2005
Receive accreditation from University of Stellenbosch for Healthy Living Education (Modules 1,2 & 3)

2006
Move Pilates for Life-studio to Paarl

2008
Qualify as internationally certified Pilates Trainer (PMA) – Pilates Method Alliance

2009
Invited as a guest Instructor to teach in a leading Pilates practice in Londen, UK – The Pilates Room

2011
Invited back to The Pilates Room, London, UK

2013
Started an apprenticeship program, enrolling Ruan Valentine as our first full time apprentice

2014
Brenda Wynne joins Pilates for Life as part time instructor. Cara Carstens joins Pilates for Life as full time instructor. Pilates for Life expands and opens Hartklop Beauty Salon

2015
Pilates for Life launches Coca Clothing, a range of Active/Lounge Wear

2016
Opened second fully equipped studio providing mat classes, one on one classes as well as reformer lessons.