-Principal level trainer member Pilates Alliance Australasia
-Level 2 RYT Yoga Australia
-Yoga Therapist /IAYT
-GYROKINESIS® Authorised Master Trainer and GYROTONIC®Method Trainer and Authorised Pre Trainer
The owner and director of the beautifully crafted HARA Beyond Movement Studio, Suzanne McCarty shares with great enthusiasm her passion for movement and anatomy that is based on her extensive knowledge from a lifetime of studying and practicing movement. Suzanne enjoyed a 12 year professional dance career before she became a teacher of movement in 2000.
2nd Generation Pilates Method of Body Conditioning certified Pilates Teacher Training with Romana Kryzanowska /USA
Principal Pilates trainer level member/ Pilates Alliance Australasia
Diploma Pilates PITC
Level 1 GYROTONIC® Method Authorised Pre Trainer and an GYROKINESIS® Method Authorised Master Trainer
LaurenRealph has been teaching Yoga since certifying in London in 2008. She has over 2000 hours of teaching experience both in Australia and abroad, spanning almost a decade. She is a senior level teacher with Yoga Australia and is currently completing post graduate studies in Yoga Therapy. Lauren began her pilates education with Peak Pilates, completing her mat work certification in 2011. She has since completed pre and postnatal specific pilates mat and equipment studies with TensegrityTraining and most recently has completed the comprehensive Pilates Reformer instructors qualification with Pilates International.
Yoga & Pilates classes with Lauren are nourishing, authentic, warm and accessible. She teaches with an emphasis on alignment and individual attention. Her classes are designed to create space, strength and inner integrity, while learning to develop a compassionate and intuitive sense of individual boundaries. Classes with Lauren invite you to feel great, move well and improve your overall health & vitality!
Kirsti Whitlocke is a Coffs girl who until quite recently was living in the UK. She is a classically trained singer who tread the boards in London’s West End before retraining as a high school music teacher.
She also qualified as a comprehensive Pilates instructor whilst still in England, and then completed her GYROTONIC® andGYROKINESIS® method Foundation training in the UK and here in Australia. Kirsti is really excited about sharing the Pilates and GYROTONIC® methods here in Coffs Harbour at our studio Hara. Her approach to teaching is upbeat and she enjoys making these movements modalities accessible and fun for all.