It is part of the cure to wish to be cured

Seneca

Teachers

Anna Tetlow

Anna has a background in movement and elite training. Graduating from the Royal Ballet School, she performed globally for over ten years, performing with numerous companies internationally including: The Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Scottish Ballet and London City Ballet, CAPAB – Cape Town City Ballet and K-Ballet in Japan. Anna has toured extensively, performing internationally in many productions working with leading choreographers. Injury management and post operative rehabilitation meant a career in Pilates and specialised movement coaching was a natural progression following on from the world of dance.

Anna qualified with a distinction from the Pilates Foundation in the UK (internationally recognised as maintaining the highest standards of teacher training) and has been teaching Pilates extensively internationally for over 20 years. She has worked alongside numerous leading health and medical practitioners and in Pilates studios across the world, leading alternative health clinics including Harley St. London. Her clients have included stars amongst the Hollywood elite and royalty.

Anna has been running her own specialist studios for over 20 years. She qualified as a GYROTONIC® teacher and has always worked closely with James D’Silva, the founder of The Garuda Method Technique. From its start Anna was the first to teach the technique in Australia has been pre-eminent in bringing this technique to both clients and teachers in Australia, organising and running teacher training and professional development courses and workshops as the master trainer for Australia. Anna continues to travel internationally to teach, and mentor teachers in movement and rehabilitation and in specialised dance technique coaching.

Central to her work Anna has developed The Selah Technique (Breath > Bridge > Body + Brain = Balance). The Selah Technique which is both holistic and evidence based, maximises physical and emotional resilience and assists in navigating the Stress-Calm Continuum. The Selah Technique strengthens respiratory muscles, postural and interoceptive awareness, corrects dysfunctional breathing patterns and improves parasympathetic capacity for performance and recovery.

Anna Tetlow maintains close relationships with medical and alternative therapy practitioners and frequently works on cross referrals with health service professionals. Alongside leading osteopaths and physiotherapists, she specialises in building up client programs for rehabilitation and pain management. In addition she works closely with obstetricians and child and maternal health clinics, Anna specialises in pre-and post-natal care and pelvic rehabilitation. Having had three children, this area has become an important part of her skills specialisation.

In addition, as part of her professional work, Anna also examines ballet in numerous pre professional ballet schools and teaches young dance students, aspiring professionals and elite professional dancers, helping them with injury management and understanding correct muscle use in their dance technique. Anna coaches Australia’s leading professional dancers in ballroom and tango alongside her extensive work in classical ballet.  She also works with physiotherapists and surgeons in post-operative care and enhancing performance for athletes. Anna continues to teach AFL footballers, sports professionals, musicians and dancers of the Australian Ballet and professional dancers from numerous companies and the leading dance schools of Australia.

Anna is a Master Trainer for The Garuda Method. Anna continues also to mentor the next generation of teachers and dancers in their from pre professional to professional and onwards with the transition after a career in dance and runs her business ‘Ballet at the Boulevard’ which offers coaching and mentoring for the next generation of dancers with over 30 years experience in the of world of elite dance training and performance coaching.

Anna also runs two boutique private rehabilitation practices with studios in Fitzroy North and Ivanhoe East for clients 1 on 1 ranging in age from eight years to ninety eight and she is passionate about working one on one with clients from all walks of life, helping them understand their own anatomy with freedom to move and to breath freely. Alternative online classes private, group and coaching are available to all her clients as required and available on zoom in Australia and internationally.