Our Team • Body & Flow trainers

Our team of highly skilled teacher trainers was carefully chosen and has only the most qualified members in it. Our trainers are based in Asia, Europe and USA and they get a continuous support and evaluations from our headquarters.

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Director

Or-Yah Avni PMA®-CPT

Or-Yah has been a long time movement professional and a talented instructor, first as a performing dancer and later as a Pilates, Yoga, Garuda and Gyrotonic instructor in the US, Europe and Asia. In addition to being Thailand’s Pilates entrepreneur, she has long been influencing the entire Pilates industry throughout Asia. Ory has been teaching for nearly 2 decades and her passion is absolutely contagious. A teacher of teachers, over the years Ory has certified over 300 Pilates instructors from all over the world. Ory has been invited to teach in conventions and festivals throughout Asia and Europe and is known for her deep knowledge, well-structured and organized classes, emphasizing technique, art, incorporating flowing movement, breath work and fun…

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Pilates Master Trainer • France

Nathalie Bidoia Pompele  PMA®-CPT

Nathalie discovered Pilates method 10 years ago in Hong Kong when she was working as a dancer. She then went on to train as a teacher in Bangkok at The Pilatestudio.
She is teaching mat and reformer classes in Toulouse (France), Graduated in France to teach contemporary dance she is also teaching modern and jazz dance to kids from the age of 4 and adults both beginners and advanced levels. Nathalie practices yoga and is passionate about all body/ mind techniques.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Israel

Orit Bar Artvinsky

Orit Bar-Artvinsky is the owner of Pele Pilates studio in Israel. She is a certified Pilates instructor originally trained in Pretoria, South Africa, and later studied for additional certifications with Peak Pilates, Physical Mind Institute and became a Master Trainer for Body & Flow. Over the years she expanded her knowledge and experienced with rehabilitation work, Prenatal, standing Pilates and more. She believes the strength behind the Pilates method is in the fact it always works. Becoming a master trainer, as she sees it, gives her the privilege to share with others the wonders of the method.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Pakistan

Zainub Abbas

Zainub Abbas did her certification with Ory in 2009 and immediately opened her own studio. She is now considered a pioneer of Pilates in Lahore, Pakistan with a steady growth of students. Recently she was featured in Hello Magazine as a guru of health and fitness. She has also attended various workshops, including rehabilitation with Pilates. She believes regular Pilates practice guarantees a progressive shift in the body, enhanced vitality, oxidation, stress relief and a healthy new lifestyle.

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Pilates Master Trainer • China

Fatima Hung

Fatima Hung is a certified Pilates instructor trained in Macau, Hong Kong and Bangkok. She is a certified Pilates Mat instructor at BASI Pilates in 2007. Later, she studied for additional Mat and Apparatus certifications with Polestar and eventually became a Master Trainer for Body & Flow in 2014. Besides teaching Pilates, Fatima loves sports, particularly tennis and golf. Hence, she works with Golf and Tennis professionals with the objective of using Pilates techniques to help students to improve their expertise in playing the games as well as avoiding injuries. Fatima wants to use her knowledge to guide people to understand Pilates and that it is not just an exercise platform, but is also a pathway to physical and mental well-being…

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Pilates Master Trainer • Thailand

Ormploy Chutrakul

She started her teaching career in 2006 after being certified from Physical Mind and having been practicing at the studio since it’s opening. It is her commitment to bring Pilates to others in order to introduce the benefits of the practice on core control, body-mind connection, and efficiency of movement. She attained post certified courses in rehabilitation and spine pathology from many schools such as Polestar and Balanced Body .Recently, she joined a mentor program with Elizabeth Larkam on Strategic and Fascia Orientation Movement – a new approach on Pilates Movement. At the moment she is one of the Body & Flow master trainers.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Czech Republic

Sarah Prouse

Australian national, Sarah started her Pilates training when she moved to Bangkok in 2005 and decided on a career change.After completing the Physical Mind Institute training course of 500+ hours, she started working for the studio. In 2006 she moved to Prague where she taught at various gyms and private training. In 2010 Sarah re-trained at The Pilates Studio Bangkok completing Standing Pilates and Pre/Post Natal course. She now runs a small home studio in the beautiful suburb of Vinohrady, Prague. She has just completed the Transmittal Pilates Mat & Apparatus training Program in Bangkok and is excited about sharing the Body & Flow experience to new teachers. Being an avid fitness enthusiastic, Pilates is a great foundation for whatever sport you do! We can incorporate Pilates-conscious movements in to every aspect of life.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Thailand

Tiffany Hebard

Originally from California, Tiffany has lived in Bangkok since 1997. Always physically active, she came to Pilates in 2005, after developing a bulging disc and chronic shoulder problems. Amazed at the benefits of the Pilates method, she took her initial teacher training through Physical Mind Institute in 2007. Teaching in Bangkok since that time, she has continued to expand her knowledge, taking many workshops and certifications, including Standing Pilates, Pilates for Rehabilitation, Prenatal, CoreAlign, and Garuda. She became a Master Trainer for Body & Flow in 2014. After experiencing firsthand the power of Pilates, she is passionate about bringing the benefits of the method to others!

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Pilates Master Trainer • Estonia

Aile Alveus

Aile found Pilates in 2006 due to pain in her lower back. After getting help for those issues and becoming more healthy and strong, she decided to pursue a career as a pilates teacher to help others feel the benefits of the method too. She started learning the Pilates method with Kelly McKinnon, and after several years of working and learning, became a student of Or-Yah Avni, redoing the whole training and more. Aile opened a studio in Tallinn Nõmme spring of 2014 and has now started teaching new teachers and students there. She allso gives bodyART and spinning classes and teaches music at a local school.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Thailand

Dr Serge Landrieu

As a medical doctor since 1984, Serge has gathered an abundance of knowledge and experience working with body alignment and dysfunctions. His first Pilates exercises in 1995 with a star Ballerina changed his insights about his own body which was already used to do Yoga since the age of ten. Thalassotherapie and Watsu were used as supportive treatments , as well as Myotherapie -which is an innovative manipulation technique for muscles and ligaments according to their meridians- all this makes him very resourceful in his teachings and approaches to the method Pilates. Serge is teaching Pilates in Koh Samui since 2005 and joined Body & Flow as a master trainer in 2014.

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Pilates Master Trainer • Laos

Helena Yan

Chinese national, Helena started her formal Pilates teaching career after years of practice. She dedicates the majority of her time in practicing, teaching and understanding Pilates. Helena believes that the methodology of Pilates is suitable for all ages. It makes people strong and confident, look nice and feel good. She considers Pilates as a lifestyle practice not just a way of exercising. 

In early 2015, she accomplished the Transmittal Pilates Mat Trainer Training Program in Bangkok with body & flow and is proud to bring quality and accessible Pilates courses to people in Asia. 

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Pilates Master Trainer • Brazil

Nicola Caswell

Nicola has been a Primary School teacher of Sport and Physical Education since 2001.  She believes in developing the whole person with mind and body education beginning at a young age. In 2012 Nicola trained as a Pilates teacher with Ory at the Pilates Studio, Bangkok after falling in love with the method and seeing the profound effects it had on her strength, endurance and mental awareness. She originally trained in standing, mat and apparatus Pilates with Physical Mind Institute and has more recently completed training in nutrition, anatomy, advanced mat Pilates and pre-natal and post-natal. Nicola feels honored to now be able to train future Pilates teachers herself and share her passion, commitment and love for Pilates and life-long learning.