Meet our Instructors

Mylene Perrier

Movement Educator, Certified Pilates Instructor and Studio Owner
Charismatic, friendly and fun, Mylene Perrier is a seasoned Pilates instructor and owner of Line5 Studios. Mylene takes a positive and proactive approach that, for the last 18 years, has inspired a loyal clientele to adopt healthy lifestyle changes. A certified Pilates instructor through STOTT, Mylene brings a background in dance and a well-rounded knowledge of movement through training in Gyrotonics Expansion System®, Posture and Flexibility studies, Reiki Level 3 and energy work. Mylene’s passion for movement makes her studio the perfect venue to explore and deepen your connection between mind and body. She specializes in private Pilates instruction to educate and bring self-awareness to her clients – fusing a variety of techniques in one program tailored to the needs of the individual. With her diverse experience, strong intuition and positive attitude, Mylene is dedicated to helping you make healthy physical and lifestyle changes.

anita seiz Pilates VancouverAnita Seiz

Certified Pilates Instructor and Movement Analyst
Anita comes from a background of dance in classical and contemporary styles. She graduated from Boditree’s comprehensive program in 2002.  In 2004 she graduated with distinction from Long Beach Dance Conditioning’s highly respected Advances in Pilates Technique training under Master Instructor, Marie-Jose Blom. This deeply added to her existing experience and prompted further study under Eric Franklin.  In 2005, she certified in the Franklin Method, emphasizing postural and biomechanical imagery techniques. Anita received her certificate in Movement Analysis (2008) through the Laban Institute of Movement Studies.  Laban Movement Analysis provides a broad perception through which to observe, cue, and dialogue about movement.  Pilates is the application through which she uses the Franklin Method and the LMA framework in movement re-patterning to expand clients movement potential.

Brita Unger PilatesBrita Unger

Certified Pilates Instructor
Brita’s passion for living a healthy life led her down the path to a Pilates surfing retreat led by Alisa Wyatt who was trained and certified by Pilates legend, Romana Kryzanowska.  The retreat changed her life and career direction. She found her passion, Pilates! She became even more passionate about movement and the wonderful effect Pilates has transforming ones body and mind. She has trained in the Classical Pilates Method at Pilates from the Centre in North Vancouver under the umbrella of “The Pilates Center” in Boulder, Colorado. This 950-hour teacher-training program operates one of the most respected and comprehensive programs in the world. Her classes focus on personalized instruction full of balance, concentration and complete control over your body and mind. Her goals are to learn and understand Pilates fully and to share how this healthy, physically fit lifestyle can help others.   She has always maintained physical fitness, enjoying multiple sporting activities and believes this lifestyle creates a positive life mind set.

Headshot - Melissa BosomworthMelissa Bosomworth

Certified Pilates Instructor
Melissa’s passion for movement originated on the local hills of North Vancouver where she started skiing as soon as she was able to walk. This same passion for movement and athleticism lead her to a professional ballet career with several dance companies throughout the United States. When her career fell short due to a dance injury, she redirected her passion and became a yoga and Barre Fitness instructor. In doing this work, she strives to help others prevent injury and set our bodies up for longevity. This is what lead Melissa to Pilates. She became certified in Pilates mat, pre/post natal, modified Pilates, and is currently certified as an apparatus instructor through Physical Mind Institute of Canada. Additionally, she completed the basic and intermediate classical Pilates seminar workshop through Whistler Pilates.

cindy-solkin Pilates Instructor VancouverCindy Solkin

Certified Pilates Instructor, Holistic Nutritionist, Certified Life Coach
Cindy is a holistic nutritionist and certified life coach. She took her Pilates certification on both mat and apparatus in Israel, where she lived for 30 years. Cindy studied under Maya Ben Yaakov, who was herself a student of Rael Isacowitz, founder of the BASI Block System. The Block System ensures the progressive structuring of classes within a flexible framework, creating sessions that are balanced, well-rounded, and address all planes of movement and multiple muscle groups. Cindy’s tutelage and experience also include working with clients with special needs, including auto-immune disorders and inflammation. Cindy battled a variety of health issues including overweight, arthritis and infertility and spent years trying to achieve fitness in the gym before finally giving it up as the result of injury. That’s when she discovered Pilates, and it changed her life. She has been a passionate devotee ever since and brings a holistic approach to her instruction, focusing on the total well-being of the individual. She is living proof that you don’t have to age as you get older, you can get younger instead!

Janine Markey

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Tasneem Taherali

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