INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: VICKI DONOFRIO

Written on the 1 February 2017 by Studio Pilates


Courses Completed

Matwork Course 
Advanced Matwork Course
Ball Circle and Band Course
Reformer Course
Advanced Reformer Course
Cadillac Course


How are you using your Pilates training? 

I use it daily to help all my clients in the gym.


What has been your greatest challenge as a Pilates instructor? 

Converting all non-believers of Pilates coming from a Martial Arts background (and my gym being prodimantely martial arts). I now have a massive Pilates client base.


What is the one fitness or health related item you can't live without right now?

My Cadillac


What is your personal Pilates/exercise philosophy? 

Patience and persistence


What song or playlist is keeping you and your clients motivated in class right now? 

I play a lot of jazz style in the background, very soothing.


What is your favourite exercise to instruct right now and why? 

Walkover on Cadillac


How do you prioritise or find time for your own Pilates practice? 

Pop it in my diary and make it happen.


What is the greatest tip you could give another Pilates instructor? 

Practise, practise, practise.


What does 2017 hold in store for you? 

Continue teaching and growing as an instructor



Author: Studio Pilates