Our Team • Body & Flow trainers

Our team of teacher trainers was carefully chosen and has only the most qualified members in it. All of them have achieved a high level of proficiency and excellence in their field and hold multiple diplomas in related areas. Our master trainers have an extensive teaching knowledge and went through a rigorous training to ensure their readiness to deliver a Pilates course and get support and evaluations from our headquarters.

Director

Or-Yah Avni NCPT®

Thailand’s Pilates entrepreneur., Ory 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 over 20 years and her passion is absolutely contagious. Since 2008, Ory has been offering certificate-based courses under her creation (Body & Flow) in Pilates, Prenatal and Postnatal. As a teacher of teachers Ory has trained more than 500 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.

Pilates Teacher 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.

Pilates Teacher 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.

Pilates Teacher 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…

Pilates Teacher 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.

Pilates Teacher 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.

Pilates Teacher 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. 

Pilates Teacher Trainer • Italy

Max Ratta

Max holds a long time career in the fitness industry as a competitive Body Builder, and personal trainer for 25 years. Over the years he completed his M.A. is Science of Movement and studied Yoga and meditation. In 2004, Max started his Pilates path in and since then, Max participated in different Pilates courses in the major European Pilates schools. Max believes that Pilates is an excellent support for any level, sport, professional and personal life. Max Join Body & Flow team in 2017 and started teaching certification courses in Italy. Max is happy and proud to share his professional experience with his student and to educate the new generation of Pilates teachers in Italy.

Pilates Teacher Trainer • Thailand

Supawadee Prongsa (Birth)

A mother of 2 kids, Birth is a Physical Therapy in graduated in 1998. She worked as a Physical Therapist in the government and private hospitals as well as in clinics more than ten years. Birth started practicing Pilates in 2004 and did her certification course in 2009. After that Birth turned to be a full time Pilates Instructor, and she is teaching rehab patients and people from all walks of life. Birth is invited to give lectures in universities and associations and is working hard to share her passion to Pilates and to make it more accessible and known among Thai people.