Philippa is an internationally recognised ballet dancer, singer, acrobat and fitness instructor. Highlights from Philippa’s extensive career include; 8.5 years internationally touring with the Cirque du Soleil, Performances with different Dance companies in Canada and 8 years with the Phantom of the Opera. Having gained her initial Pilates certification over 18 years ago with STOTT Pilates in Canada (often called the “Ivy League” of Pilates education), Philippa has continued to gain numerous qualifications in Emergency Medicine, Xtend Barre Aerial Hoop and more. She is a master trainer and sought after mentor for many in the fitness industry. Philippa has a drive and passion for helping people reach their goals, having assisted countless clients here on the Sunshine Coast through her business at Oxygen Pilates for the past 9 years.

Pilates, Barre, TRX, Cycle



Years of persistent lower back pain sent Amy searching through many body therapies and exercise modalities looking for relief. Once she found Pilates, she knew she didn’t need to look any further, and with consistent practice she soon found the relief she was looking for. With a background in various forms of body work and years spent working as a massage therapist, Amy found the Pilates focus on body awareness and precision of movement perfectly suited her. The wisdom and intelligence of the movement principles underlying the Pilates system are what attracted Amy the most and continue to keep her passionate about Pilates. Introducing new people to this amazingly adaptable form of exercise has been a continual source of discovery and joy for Amy. Amy has been practicing Pilates for twelve years and teaching for ten.

Pilates, Yoga



John is a Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer and Functional Movement Specialist and he believes every weakness can be turned into a strength and is passionate about instilling this belief with all clients. John has a lot of experience in teaching both small and large group Pilates Mat & Reformer classes, as well as one-on-one sessions helping clients who have had injuries.  He is dedicated to helping everyone keep moving and leading a healthy lifestyle. John teaches a strong class with a big focus on movement, mobility, and functional training.
John teaches a strong class, but always with a focus on technique, and he read’s the audience to understand the level of experience/fitness of clients, and provide exercise options including regressions/ progression accordingly. In recent years John has been based in Sydney and worked at multiple studios and gyms including Body Mind Life, Flow Athletic, Virgin Active and multiple other small studios, gyms and also corporate and private classes. John is very clear with cues so that people have an understanding of the exercises and also to build a rapport with regular clients to build a sense of community and support in classes.
Pilates, TRX, Mat, Reformer