Diandra Andersen -
Instructor

Diandra has always been very active, engaging in a variety of sports ranging from gymnastics and trampoline to softball and swimming. She is a keen runner and has completed two marathons in the last ten years. After seven months of strict bed-rest during a difficult twin pregnancy, Diandra discovered Pilates as a way to restore her strength and flexibility. It also helped her recover from diastasis recti, which she suffered as a result of the pregnancy. Diandra was inspired by how Pilates helped her regain her health and functionality, and this in turn motivated her to undergo her teacher training in order to help others.

Before motherhood and her journey to fitness, Diandra was in the corporate world, working in Marketing and Communications in Australia, Germany and Singapore.

Certification / Experiences

• STOTT PILATES® Mat and Reformer Level 1 Certified
• STOTT® Pilates Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair & Barrels Trained
• STOTT PILATES® Injuries & Special Populations
• Total Barre® Instructor
• Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise (ACE®)

Location:

• East Coast

Meet Other Trainers

Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas

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    Shuri's brush with GYROKINESIS® is not by chance, she discovered GYROKINESIS® while searching for ways to improve her movement and breathing in dance performance. She took her training course and has never looked back.Shuri began teaching GYROKINESIS® specifically to performing artists and then started a corporate programme teaching office workers in maintaining health and well-being through GYROKINESIS®. Shuri finds fulfilment in helping clients especially office workers to tackle their disorders and pain caused by the modern lifestyle. In 2011, she took the GYROTONIC® training qualification and commenced teaching at a specialised GYROTONIC® and GYROKINESIS® studio in Osaka, Japan. She has continued to develop her professional skills by attending instructor training courses in Japan and all over the world. Shuri joins The Moving Body as an instructor and hopes to spread the method as a way to improve the lives of busy working adults.
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