Certified Pilates Instructor
Meet Raquel! She is a certified Stott Pilates instructor: certified in mat and all apparatuses. Raquel has always been interested in dance and fitness. She has taken hundreds of fitness classes over the years. After being hit by a car while crossing the road, Raquel suffered severe neck and back pain - this is what led her to Pilates. She loved the way her body felt with Pilates and how it healed her, which is why she wants to share this well being with others. Raquel is part of a dance troupe that conducts dance workshops at festivals. She is into health and wellness and the mind/body connection. Raquel’s Pilates training focussed on rehabilitation, although being into fitness her classes are very dynamic. She consistently provides high energy and fast paced programs while focusing on proper posture and alignment. Raquel wants to help people find their mind/body connection while also strengthening and lengthening their bodies. Raquel loves to travel and has been to over 35 countries. In addition, she has a Bachelor of Arts and Social Sciences with minors in English and Sociology from SFU. Ultimately, Raquel found that her passion was really Pilates, along with health and wellness.