The goal of the Bodylove Academy teachers is to develop, inspire and educate you to become a world class instructor. Our master trainers are passionate about anatomy, functional movement and are complete Pilates nerds. They are dedicated to ensuring you enjoy comprehensive programs that create confident and prepared trainers in a fun and supportive environment.
Ali is the founder of Bodylove Pilates with over 10 years experience teaching both in New York and Sydney. Ali received her comprehensive certification at Pilates Academy International - training with the co-founders at their flagship studio on Fifth Avenue. While working for, and training under master trainer Erika Bloom in New York, Ali specialized in Pre & Postnatal Pilates. Ali completed extensive continuing education programs over her time in New York, studying and teaching many special populations and rehabilitation modules. She is passionate about education and is dedicated to serving her community of clients and trainers to the best of her ability.
Sophie's passion for movement has blossomed into a fulfilling career after working and studying in various areas of the exercise and fitness industry. Sophie has completed a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise from the University of Technology Sydney and is a self confessed anatomy nerd. Sophie gravitated towards pilates in the mid 00's to improve her core strength and balance and hasn't looked back. In addition to her degree she holds her Mat and Reformer Certifications, Fitness Certification and is currently completing an Assisted Stretch Therapy Certification. Soph has been with Bodylove Pilates since the opening of their first studio and has been participating in ongoing pre and postnatal training under founder, Ali Handley.