INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT: WENONAH BARBER

Written on the 2 February 2017 by Studio Pilates


Courses Completed

Anatomy Course
Matwork Course


How are you using your Pilates training? 

Teaching classes at the gym and in the park twice per week


What has been your greatest challenge as a Pilates instructor? 

Not being able to teach more frequently!


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

My ankle weights to amp up my sessions!


What is your personal Pilates/exercise philosophy? 

Find your inner and outer strength!


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

Shakira's "Chantaje"!


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

Side Plank!


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

I practice Pilates every afternoon except for the days that I teach Pilates. I also practice Diaphragmatic breathing and meditation at night before I sleep!


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

Be willing to go that extra mile to help your clients! It makes your clients happy, but also provides opportunities to challenge yourself and discover what type of Pilates you are interested in pursuing further through teaching!


What does 2017 hold in store for you? 

Upskilling and refining my Pilates practice - particularly in the area of rehab as this is something I'm really passionate about!



Author: Studio Pilates