Owner / Instructor
Andrea is the owner of Southside Clinic. Having trained in classical ballet, jazz and contemporary dance since the age of 3, and having danced professionally for 12 years, as well as being a qualified Osteopath since 2000, Andrea brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her classes. Andrea’s dancing credits include soloist replacement at the Moulin Rouge in Paris; International Ballet in Son Amar, Spain; Carnival Cruises, USA, and many corporate, film and television credits through her agent in Sydney, Grayboy Entertainment. Andrea is a qualified Pilates instructor through Dance Medicine Australia. She is also a qualified Yoga Teacher in the Purna Yoga style through Byron Yoga School. Andrea is a certified Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative and is the author of ‘The Nutrition Detective Solution – 80 Days to Vitality’ which can be purchased online at www.thenutritiondetectivesolution.com.au. She is also a student of Nutritional Medicine and Naturopathy.
Senior Administrator and Instructor
Paula has had a passion for dance since she was three years old. She has practiced many forms of dance from an early age including classical ballet, jazz, tap and contemporary. She pursued her dance education through her teens and early twenties graduating from Certificate III and IV in Dance Performance Studies from Australian Dance Vision.
As the Senior Administrator of Southside Clinic, Paula brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, from her degree in design, to her years of experience managing large retail teams.
Tessa has been a dance enthusiast since the age of 5. She has practiced many forms of dance from an early age including classical ballet, jazz, tap and contemporary. Tessa studied Dance in Year 12 as part of her SACE (South Australian Certificate of Education) and has competed in numerous State Dance competitions, exams, concerts and performances. After high school, Tessa stopped dancing to focus on her studies. In 2007 she completed a double degree – Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education (Junior Primary/ Primary) – specialising in Primary French Teaching. After university, Tessa moved to France to teach English. Upon her return to Australia, Tessa decided on a career change and accepted a job as a Flight Attendant.
Hayley has a strong interest in health. She is studying Physiotherapy and has completed a Bachelor of Human Nutrition. Unsure about how to make her mark in improving the health of others, she jumped on the opportunity to become a Pilates instructor and work the positive environment that Southside Clinic offers. Hayley is trained in Pilates through Breathe Education.
Growing up Kristy was an artistic gymnast until she was told that she was too tall for the sport. She then moved to rhythmic gymnastics where height wasn’t a concern. She loved that this sport included an element of ballet and went on to practise classical ballet alongside her training.
Since retiring from rhythmic gymnastics to focus on her education Kristy has practised yoga. This became her passion as well as running.
Liz really enjoys sharing her love of health with the clients at Southside Clinic.
Liz is also a Medical Doctor working in Emergency Medicine. One of her passions is helping people to improve their health and she sees encouraging people to exercise as another important way to achieve that.
Jayne is a physiotherapist who has also completed a degree in human movement at the University of South Australia. Since her university studies she has been trained in Pilates which she enjoys participating in and teaching. Her dance experience includes over ten years of classical training following the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) examination syllabus through to the advanced grades. She has also had experience in, and enjoys, contemporary and jazz styles. She is very happy to be a part of the Southside team.
Kim started practicing Pilates regularly in 2014 to manage back pain. The results were almost instantaneous, and she hasn’t looked back since. Growing up playing a number of different sports, Kim fell in love with the world of movement and fitness after finishing high school. She has dabbled in various training modalities, having found a keen interest in running, weightlifting, yoga and of course Pilates. Pilates has transformed her understanding of her own body and been a major support for whatever physical endeavours she has pursued.
Kim is also studying Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of South Australia and has experience in personal training, bringing much of her education and experiences to her teaching. It is her belief that the right type of movement and exercise can heal the body and mind as well as enhance physical performance. Through teaching Pilates, Kim hopes to help people have a positive experience within their own body – managing pain, improving physical ability, developing body awareness and taking responsibility for their health.
Kim has completed both her Cert IV in Pilates and also her Diploma of Clinical Pilates both through Breathe Education.