Rafael Merino

Position:Senior Pilates Instructor & Exercise Physiologist
Experience:Pilates Teaching Experience: 16 yrs
Rafael’s passion is to inspire others to lead healthier lives. To this end Rafael enjoys practicing Pilates, is a keen runner, and coaches Junior Soccer. As an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Rafael also regularly attends industry workshops, seminars and conferences to ensure that he remains abreast of the latest rehabilitation and strength and conditioning research. Rafael specialises in teaching the Pilates Method, having started learning Pilates after experiencing recurring lower back pain himself. Rafael’s own experiences with the efficacy of the Pilates Method inspired him to continue his education in Pilates so that he could assist others overcome and manage their own physical ailments successfully. Rafael has been teaching Pilates full time since 2002. Rafael's qualifications include: - Masters in Clinical Exercise - Advanced Diploma of Pilates Instruction - Certified Polestar Pilates for Rehabilitation - Workplace Trainer & Assessor - Sports Massage Therapist - Personal Trainer - Soccer Coach - C Licence Accreditation
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