Gini Murphy, PMA®-CPT
- Instructor Trainer Pilates Academy International
- STOTT PILATES® Post- Rehabilitation Conditioning Specialist
- Certified Post-Rehabilitative Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist
- Certified CARDIOLATES® Instructor
- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Dance
Gini Murphy, Founder of S.T.A.R. Pilates has been a passionate teacher of movement for over 20 years. Her initial training in traditional Pilates, along with completing two certifications in contemporary Pilates, coupled with her years of teaching dance has enabled her to empower each individual client with the knowledge and tools to care for their body by teaching them that how you move is of utmost importance.
Gini trains people of all ages and fitness levels whether novice or experienced. Her specialty is instructing those with injuries and chronic conditions due to her extensive Pilates teaching in physical therapy clinics where she was engaged in sports rehabilitation, post-operative rehabilitation and aging populations.
Her objective is to is to have her clients gain strength, flexibility and knowledge of proper biomechanics so that it can be applied to everyday life in conjunction with the understanding needed to manage, maintain and improve the health of their body.
Christine is an Advanced MELT Method Instructor that works with private clients as well as teaching MELT classes . She holds MELT workshops and Intensives throughout Florida. She has worked in a Physical Therapy clinics, MELTing patients helping to improve their outcome.
She has received certification through Pilates Academy International, is a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, TRX Certified Instructor, as well as a Certified Spin Instructor. She is an avid runner, training marathoners and tri-athletes alike.
Christine is also a Reiki Master in the Usui tradition. She continues her education in bodywork combining all her knowledge to create a specific protocol for each client.
We are ecstatic that she is part of the Star Pilates Studio!
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Olivia has always been interested in learning how the body works and helping people use their bodies in more efficient, functional ways. She left Richmond, Virginia three years ago with her husband and three dogs and has enjoyed every minute of living by the sea!
Olivia is currently working as a Personal Trainer and has recently earned a certification to teach Pilates. She is practiced in strength training and flexibility across all populations and has experience working with athletic teens to seniors!
When not at work, Olivia enjoys running with her pups and exploring Florida with her husband.
Certified Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer and Yamuna Body Rolling instructor, Ana has spent most of her life living in Hawaii chasing her passion for bodyboarding, surfing and windsurfing.
She became an advocate for Pilates and Myofascial release due to a severe back injury which stopped all her activities for nearly six years.
She understands pain and focuses her teaching in postural reeducation, body realignment and efficient body strengthening using Pilates principles and the Yamuna Body Rolling method.