Fully Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor
STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer
Berliner Pilates Founder
Deborah is a STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer specialised in Matwork, Reformer, Cadillac, Stability Chair and Barrels.
She was first introduced to Pilates during her years as a dance student in Milan, where In 2002 she graduated as a professional dancer in contemporary and theatre dance.
In 2004 Deborah became a fitness trainer and Pilates instructor at the Italian Fitness Federation (F.I.F), working for several years in dance Institutes and fitness centres in Milan.
After a previous residency in Berlin, she moved to the German capital permanently in 2008, where she reapproached Pilates with a new awareness. She has concluded several certification programs in STOTT PILATES®, first in Milan, then in Hamburg and finally in Toronto.
Deborah opened her first Pilates studio, Berliner Pilates, in 2010. In 2019 it became Merrithew®’s Host Training Center for instructor education in Berlin.
“As a child I remember always being mesmerised by the human body’s form and function. This led me first to art school and then to professional dancing before diving into Pilates. Teaching for me is a great opportunity to share my experience with others, to constantly learn from my students and to be able to offer a valuable service to our community.”