Alethea Chor -
Instructor

Alethea has worked in both the private and public sectors for more than 15 years before making a switch to the movement industry. She was once diagnosed with severe myalgia pain; suspected to be caused by viral infections and for that short period, she had lost much of her hip mobility to even walk properly. During this time, Alethea started practicing Pilates which restored her sense of well-being, grounding her with an understanding of mind-body connection and giving her a sense of inner peace. Alethea’s mid-career change was motivated by her desire to find freedom from chronic pains, support others on their journey to restoring health that could dramatically improve quality of life and empower them with movement awareness of their own bodies.

Alethea works frequently with populations who has back, hip, knee & ankle conditions, stroke clients, older adults, prenatal, postnatal & diastasis recti recovery. Her love and passion to coach others rejuvenate their state of well-being is the core motivation for her drive. Alethea says “Move to Live Awesome”

Certification / Experiences

• Pilates Academy International (PAI) Mat and Reformer Certified
• Pilates Academy International (PAI) Chair, Cadillac and Barrel Trained
• Pilates for Senior Population (PAI)
• Prenatal & Postnatal Pilates Specialist Program – The Center for Women’s Fitness
• The Center Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery Program – The Center for Women’s Fitness
• Pilates for Menopause – The Center for Women’s Fitness
• Myofascial Release Techniques by Penny Elliot, Physio Posture Fitness Australia
• GYROTONIC® Level 1 Certified

Location:

• East Coast

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