Our Team

Marina

Stott Pilates Instructor Trainer, Fully Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, Instructor Trainer FISAF RUSSIA (classic aerobics, step aerobics, circling, boxing, strength training, aqua aerobics), Certified Total Barre Instructor, Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Coaching and Rehabilitation

Marina is a fully certified Stott Pilates Instructor and fitness trainer that has qualified in Toronto, Canada; New York, USA, South Africa, Russia and Singapore. As a former track and field athlete and an acclaimed fitness and athletics coach with more than 30 years of experience, Marina possesses an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and movement and is experienced in working with individuals and fitness professionals alike.

With a strong focus on rehabilitation, education and continuous improvement, she considers it to be her life’s mission to help people live their best lives through exercise, as well as to raise the level of fitness industry through quality instructor education.

Teaches Classes In: English, Russian
Specialty : Pilates, Strength Training, Posture Correction, Athlete Rehabilitation, Instructor Education
Experience : 30 Years
Fun Facts: Marina is happy to be finally living in a warm climate. As a junior, she competed in a USSR-wide track and field competition (1500m distance) and won gold!

Sunny

Fully Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, Certified Zenga Mat & Equipment Instructor, Certified Total Barre Instructor, Yoga Instructor for IYTR (International Yoga Federation), Certified TRX Instructor (TRX Functional Training, TRX Group Suspension Training, TRX Medicine Suspension Training)

Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Sunny has qualified and taught Yoga, Pilates and Functional Training in Seoul, Toronto, India and Singapore. By being exposed to and experienced in both Eastern (yoga) and Western (Pilates, functional training) exercise methods, Sunny has evolved to incorporate both approaches into wholesome, unique and effective – “best of both worlds”- workouts.

Teaches Classes In: English, Korean
Specialty: STOTT Pilates Group Classes, Total Barre, Zenga, Yoga and Pilates Fusion Workouts, Core Strengthening, Injury Rehabilitation and Prevention
Experience: 6.5 Years
Fun Facts: Sunny holds a Bachelor’s degree in Acting and Drama and is a certified bartender!

Jiho

Fully Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, Certified Zenga Mat Instructor, Certified Total Barre Instructor,  Certified TRX Instructor (TRX Group Suspension Training), Certified Vertical Pilates (Body Harmonics in Canada)

More than 10 years ago, a chronic pain brought Jiho to Pilates and it  has had an enormous impact on her life, allowing her to continue to do the things she loves. Teaching Pilates enables her to share her passion for movement and to partake in people’s journeys of connecting deeply with their physical selves. Jiho’s professional goal is to help others move confidently, strongly and  gracefully through their lives.

Teaches Classes In: English, Korean
Specialty: Rehabilitation, Reformer Group classes, Pre and Post-Natal Pilates
Experience : 7 Years
Fun Fact: Although Jiho’s university education was German Language and Literature, she is more fluent in English and Japanese than German. According to Jiho, languages are better learned in everyday life rather than classrooms.