Samantha Lim -
Intructor

Having experienced backache in her younger days due to bad posture, Samantha decided to try Pilates after learning the benefits from her Chiropractor. After 4 years of practice, she embarked on a journey of discovering Pilates through the eyes of an instructor and being more focused in body awareness.

Using herself as an example of someone who prefers not to “sweat it out in a gym”, she believes that Pilates is an approachable exercise for everyone with different fitness levels.

Certification/ Experience

• Pilates Academy International (PAI) Mat and Reformer Certified
Core Suspend Certified
• Pilates Academy International (PAI) Cadillac, Chair & Barrel Certified
• Pre/Postnatal Pilates Specialist Program (Mat and Equipment)
• MOTR® Trained

Location:

• River Valley

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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

Gen first started Pilates 8 years ago, in an attempt at finding a solution to scoliosis-related back pain,and it changed her life. She credits Pilates for her having a pain-free, smooth pregnancy in spite of scoliosis. Gen lives by the mantra, “Everything Happens for a Reason”, because having been a litigation lawyer, and then spending many years in the commercial insurance industry, Gen’s route to joining the movement industry was not a straightforward one. She became a Pilates instructor chiefly to share the numerous benefits of regular Pilates practice with as many people as possible. Gen strongly believes that the mind-body connection fundamental to Pilates practice makes for safe and effective movement. Regular Pilates practice results in functional movement because it builds not only strength and flexibility, but also trains balance and proprioception. This means that Pilates can complement practically every lifestyle and fitness regime, whether a person is into high-impact sport, low-impact flow, or just wants to be able to balance better on a crowded bus! Pilates exercises can be modified almost limitlessly, making Pilates suitable for people of all ages and physical conditions (professional athletes, those with injury/chronic pain, pregnant women, etc.)
    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).
      Mary graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2016 with a BSc in Physiotherapy (Hons). Since graduating, Mary spent two years working in an acute hospital setting. She has completed rotations in orthopaedics, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal outpatients and geriatric rehabilitation. Having run osteoarthritis and cardiac rehabilitation classes, she is a firm believer of the benefits of exercise as medicine in both acute and chronic conditions. During her musculoskeletal rotation she developed a passion for post operative recovery and return to sport including ACL and rotator cuff repair rehabilitation. Being an avid runner, swimmer and footballer herself, Mary understands the importance of being in peak condition and returning to sport following an injury.