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“An awareness of the need for change is the first step to actual change.”

I’m on my second career as a Pilates Practitioner – my first career was in logistics.

I ended up at uni when I was 22 or 23. Between that and high school I did all sorts of odd jobs: office admin work, catering, restaurants. I went to uni because I wanted to do something more meaningful, so I enrolled in an Arts degree with a double major in linguistics and Japanese, with a bit of French thrown in.

Once at university however, I realized it was a bit impractical. It seemed like there weren’t many jobs where my degree would lead me, and I lost my way a bit. Besides, I was struggling with the university life, balancing working and studying.  Continue reading

Venus Brutnall manager of Premier Pilates in the studio


“This time, rather than just doing the moves, I was learning the theory of movement.”

I am the Head Pilates Coordinator and Educator for Premier Sports & Spinal Medicine Injury Specialist. Along with my team I co-manage four Pilates studios in Melbourne.

From an early age I was quite a talented young athlete, especially in gymnastics. In those times there was no minimum age requirement to become a gymnastic coach in Queensland. So at the young age of 8 years I started a career in coaching gymnastics.

This would ultimately shape my eventual career path more than twenty years into the future. The idea of going through all of the proper channels in order to acquire the certifications required to become a coach Continue reading