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.
Anna made her professional debut, Tap dancing at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall, after which she graduated from the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts (W.A.A.P.A.) with a Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre. She has worked throughout Australia, New Zealand and Europe as a performer and educator, and has a passion for health and fitness and helping others reach their goals.
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.
Anna grew up loving music and dance, taking ballet as a young girl and playing piano since age 4. Since then, Anna has dabbled in various styles of dance including hip hop and musical theatre, and has continued to be involved in a range of musical pursuits.
When not teaching classes, Anna is a qualified Occupational Therapist, a youth leader, and loves spending time with family and friends.
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.
Jesse is an Adelaide based dancer who has studied contemporary dance at Adelaide College of the Arts leading her to gain the qualification of Bachelor of Creative Arts in Dance. Prior to this Jesse trained in various styles and had a strong passion for performing. Her teaching abilities grew from her enthusiastic nature and from the love of teaching others.
Also in her final year of study Jesse was given the opportunity to work with Shaun Parker & Company performing an exert from his 2014 piece Am I.
Jesse has also had the opportunity to spend time with Expression Dance Company, Sydney Dance Company and Australian Dance Theatre Company.
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.
Belinda’s love for yoga started over a decade ago when her mother bought her a yoga DVD to practice with at home to combat the stress of school exam. Yoga wasn’t mainstream at the time but that didn’t deter her from further inquiry. She was instantly inspired and found a sense of grounding every time she set foot on the mat. What started out as a physical practice turned into much more, the depth and history drew her in.
Having trained in Hatha Yoga with Yogi Hari at his ashram in Florida (200HR Teacher Training) and Yin Yoga with Jo Phee, her classes blend the sense of connection to the body through a mindful heartfelt practice. She continues to draw inspiration for her teaching from her willingness to continually learn more along with her love of being outdoors in nature.
Belinda believes that the practice of yoga (not just through asana) can lead to wonderful transformations on all levels. The practice not only helps general wellbeing, it helps you believe in yourself, your instinct and allows the light to shine from within.
Her teaching is compassionate, understanding and straight from the heart. With an aim for clients to leave each session feeling more centered and able to tackle whatever life throws their way.
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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.