Atsuko Hussain -
Instructor

Atsuko believes exercising is a way of life. Living an active lifestyle, Atsuko has also incorporated Pilates into her fitness regime. She finds it the best way to strengthen her body and maintain a balanced body and mind. Atsuko is also interested in Pilates as a form of rehabilitation and does voluntary teaching at ABLE (Ability Beyond Limitation and Expectations).

Fluent in both English and Japanese, Atsuko believes exercising is a way of life. Living an active lifestyle, Atsuko has also incorporated Pilates into her fitness regime. She finds it the best way to strengthen her body and maintain a balanced body and mind, especially when she was living a busy corporate life and during pregnancy.

She is interested to help clients improve their core and help them move more efficiently in their daily lives. With her sharp eye for details, Atsuko can help correct muscle and movement alignment.

Her interest in rehabilitation has also brought her to teach at Charity sessions at ABLE (Ability Beyond Limitation and Expectations) and at the Singapore National Campaign Giving Week for SDSC (Singapore Disability Sports Council).

Certification / Experiences

• Australia National Pilates Training
• Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction (Level 5)
• Advanced Diploma of The Pilates Method (Level 6)

Areas of Interest:

• Functional Movement
• Muscle Alignment
• Pilates Method as a preventice Medicine in Aging Society
• Postural Movement Correction
• Rehabilitation

Locations:

• River Valley

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