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Cassie Marchuk is a Master Pilates Instructor, with over 15 years teaching experience. She is
fully certified in Mat, Reformer, and Injuries and Special Populations through STOTT PILATES®-
one of the most comprehensive teacher-training programs in the world.
She has also trained in the Classical Method of Pilates with Matilda Christensen from Pilates
From the Center- a classically trained school of The Pilates Center Teacher Training Program in
She has completed further training through Neumovement, a Pilates & Physiotherapy program
in Kelowna, BC and she serves as a teacher/trainor mentor for their students.
Continuing Education is important to Cassie for her own personal development and for the
studio's standard of excellence.
She has completed further trainings for:
- Pre & Post Natal Pilates
- Pilates for Sport Conditioning
- Pilates for Golf
- Pilates for Post-Rehab
- Pilates for Shoulder Girdle and Pelvic Girdle alignment
- Pilates for knee and hip dysfunction
Cassie incorporates many forms of movement in her classes. Learning new techniques to help
clients achieve the maximum benefit for their particular bodies. She started taking Pilates
originally because of a debilitating back injury and has never looked back. Her passion for
clients with injuries and special needs is apparent to all those she instructs. She will challenge
you to focus, breathe deeply and work your body consciously.
Melissa Philips is a fully Certified Instructor through STOTT
PILATES®. She is certified in Reformer, Mat, and Injuries and
Special Populations. She is very passionate about Pilates with a
keen interest in pre and post natal fitness. Melissa is an active
mother with a passion not only for pilates, but for functional fitness
She has completed further workshops for:
- Prenatal Pilates
- Advanced Matwork
- BCRPA Certified Group Fitness Instructor
- F.E.M Camp Fitness & Nutrition
- Postural Analysis and Review
Fitness has been a big part of her life for the last 18 years where
she has dabbled in group fitness, running, and strength training.
She is registered with BCRPA as a Fitness Leader in Fitness Theory
and has her Certificate of completion in both Weight Training and
Group Fitness Instructor Courses.
She has a strong commitment to overall health and wellness and
providing her son with a healthy role model.
She will challenge you, encourage you, and remind you to respect
and cherish the most important asset you have- your body.
Carm Seimens is a Registered Yoga Teacher, 200 Hour RYT
trained Instructor in the Ashtanga and Iyengar lineage. The
profession of Yoga is regulated by standards and educational
requirements set out by Yoga Alliance and a
Registered Yoga Teacher must meet continuing educational
standards to ensure up to date practices are used.
Carm is also a member of Yoga Alliance and is working
towards her Experienced 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher
She also teaches:
- Gentle touch
- Adapted Yoga
Carm enjoys teaching newbies and the experienced practitioner alike, bringing a sense
of fun and freedom with her while respecting your starting point of flexibility. Her style
of hosting your Yoga experience creates a sense of calm and inspiration to safely
practice and play on the mat, no matter what your fitness level or stage in life.
She is also interested in the Pilates teacher training and looks forward to immersing
herself in this style of training in the future.
Our Certified Instructors
are focused on your
health & well-being.
closely monitored. Our
Instructors are required
to take Continuing
Education to maintain
their certification in the
STOTT Pilates Method-
a training standard
Cassie Marchuk, Owner
Amanda McDermid has been teaching Pilates and
movement for 10 years and is a STOTT PILATES® trained
Instructor in both Mat and Reformer. She also teaches
many forms of dance, including ballet, tap, hip hop and
Amanda focuses on body awareness in all of her classes
and incorporates the fluidity of movement from her
dance training. She enjoys teaching Pilates and body
mechanics to new clients and loves to see them
experience the benefits of Pilates.
She is also interested in the rehabilitative benefits that
Pilates has to offer and looks forward to taking further
Amanda has great energy and her smile will always
have you feeling at ease. No matter what your fitness
level or stage in life, Amanda invites you to join her