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Teachers

Anna Tetlow

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Anna has a background in movement and elite training. Graduating from the Royal Ballet School, she performed globally for over ten years, performing with many companies internationally including: The Birmingham Royal Ballet, The Royal Ballet, Scottish National and London City Ballet, CAPAB and Ballet K. Anna has toured extensively and performing internationally in numerous productions working with many different 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 20 years. She has worked alongside numerous leading health and medical practitioners and in Pilates studios across the world, top 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.

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 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 a 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 a boutique private rehabilitation practice 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. Alternative online classes private, group and coaching are available to all her clients as required and available on zoom in Australia and internationally.

Jarrah McArthur

Jarrah McArthur trained for 12 years at the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet, graduating with a certificate 3 and 4 in dance and a Diploma in dance. She then went on to complete a diploma in dance performance at the New Zealand school of Dance.

During this time, Jarrah represented New Zealand at the 2013 Assemble International Ballet Gala held at the National Ballet School of Canada and performed/toured with the Royal New Zealand ballet Company (directorship Ethan Stiefel) during their 2013-2014 seasons.

Jarrah is currently completing her Exercise and Sports Science degree at Deakin university. She is a qualified pilates instructor, freelance ballet teacher and a qualified Garuda Method teacher having completed her Garuda Matwork and Graha certification with founder James d Silva and master trainer Anna Tetlow. Jarrah continues to be mentored by Anna and is passionate about sharing her own knowledge and understanding of movement and anatomy after years of working with the body in dance and will continue her studies to become a physiotherapist.

Fiona Cameron

Fiona Cameron is a Contemporary Dance and Pilates practitioner who has been performing, choreographing and teaching extensively in Australia and internationally over the last twenty-five years. She is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (BA Dance 1992) and gained her Diploma in Professional Pilates at Aligned for Life (2010).

Fiona began her dance career in Europe and returned to Australia to join Gideon Obarzanek’s Chunky Move from 1997 – 2005. She developed a reputation as a remarkable performer and worked with major Australian companies including Lucy Guerin, Force Majeure, Kage, Sydney Theatre Company and Victorian Opera. Fiona has taught dance extensively in the professional sector for companies such as Bangarra and Sydney Dance Company. Teaching movement is one of her greatest passions and she has developed a keen interest in biomechanics, anatomical alignment and neuromuscular patterning.

For the last fifteen years Fiona has lectured in Contemporary Dance, Partnering and Pilates at the Victorian College of the Arts. She has choreographed works on students at the VCA and WAAPA as well as independent projects. Fiona has spent the last five years as an artist-in-residence at Brunswick South-West Primary School, devising large-scale performances with children aged 5-12.

Fiona has taught Pilates for the last decade and enjoys teaching a broad spectrum of people. She is experienced in teaching clients with Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s, Neurological Disorders, Scoliosis, Prosthetics and Cerebral Palsy. As a mother of two, Fiona has a keen interest in pre/post natal and peri/post menopausal women’s health. Fiona loves that Pilates enables people to move in ways that they may not have thought possible.

Isabella Perversi

Isabella has experience as a dancer, dance teacher, actor, singer and is a qualified Pilates and Garuda instructor. She has worked professionally as a dancer for companies such as Opera Australia and Life Like Touring. With over 6 years of teaching experience behind her, Isabella continues to teach Pilates and Garuda in numerous studios across Melbourne. She is mentored by Anna Tetlow who is the only Master Trainer for The Garuda Method in Australia.
Isabella’s qualifications include Certificate of Matwork Pilates (Aligned for Life), Certificate 4 in Pilates (Balance and Control), Diploma in Dance (The Edge Performers School), Diploma in Clinical Pilates (Balance and Control), The Garuda Method (Graha brick and Apparatus) and Paula Baird-Colt Conditioning for Dancers. Isabella is passionate about understanding the human body in movement and is dedicated to working one on one with clients to help with injury management and personal fitness goals.
Isabella also holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from The Victorian College of the Arts and performs regularly alongside her teaching work.

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