BASI Pilates Australia



BASI Australia Graduate Directory

Once you study a Pilates teacher training course with BASI Pilates Australia you become part of the BASI Pilates global family. We’ve started a directory of our Australian BASI graduates so wherever you are in Australia you can stay connected. 

Gold Coast 

BASI Pilates Studio Gold Coast ownerLillian Beales – BASI Pilates Graduate 2014 (Ballito, South Africa)

Lillian graduated from BASI host studio BASI Pilates Academy, Cape Town (formerly Tash B Pilates) in 2014. Since then she has relocated to the Gold Coast, Australia and founded her own studio, BASI Pilates Studio, Gold Coast. Lillian has also studied the BASI Pilates Mentor Program and the certificate course, Pregnancy and Beyond. You can read more about Lillian’s BASI journey here.

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Mel C BASI PilatesMelinda Curtis – BASI Australia Graduate 2017 (Brisbane)

Melinda (Mel) completed the BASI Modules in 2016 at Brisbane host studio, BASI Pilates Academy, Australia formerly Pilates Studio 64. Mel graduated in 2017. She started instructing as a full-time job once all modules were completed. She is currently teaching at several studios located on the Gold Coast. You can follow Mel on Instagram @melc_pilates and contact her via

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Please reach out via email if you’d like to visit a studio on the Gold Coast and Mel will let you know the best options & class availability. 




BASI studentRenae Craven- BASI Australia Graduate 2021 (Brisbane)

Renae completed her BASI Comprehensive teacher training modules in 2020 and graduated in 2021.

She has her own private home pilates studio in Brisbane called Crave Pilates where she welcomes private clients. She also runs online mat classes throughout the week.

You can connect with Renae on Instagram @crave.pilates

Renae started out as a client at Brisbane host studio BASI Pilates Academy, Australia (formerly PS64). She was one of the first BASI Australia students to study via virtual learning in 2020 along with fellow Brisbane students, Bec and Beth. You can read her BASI journey here.



Sunshine Coast 

Bec Balmer BASI Pilates instructorBec Balmer – BASI Australia Graduate 2021 (Brisbane)

Bec has completed her BASI Comprehensive teacher training and graduated in 2021. 

She has a home-based studio on the Sunshine Coast and also teaches at various other locations around the coast. 

You can connect with Bec on Instagram @becbalmerpilates and contact her via email   

Bec was one of the first Australian BASI students, along with Renae and Beth to study her BASI course via virtual learning.

You can read her BASI story here.




BASI Graduate Kelly HarrisKelly Harris – BASI Australia Graduate 2018 (Sydney)

Kelly completed her Comprehensive Global training in 2018. After working at Sydney host studio, Dynamic Pilates, Kelly then went on to set up her own studio, Ambition Studios.

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Reach Pilates CanberraSharon Lauridsen – BASI Australia Graduate 2021 ProBridge (Canberra)

Sharon completed her ProBridge training in 2021. She has her own studio, Reach Pilates Studio. All teachers at her studio are encouraged to complete BASI Pilates training.

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BASI GraduateCaroline Close – BASI Australia Graduate 2019 (Cairns)

Since graduating Caroline has worked at several Pilates studios. In 2020 she opened her own private studio – Caroline Close Pilates and now teaches from there full time along with some group Reformer classes at a local Physio.

You can follow Caroline on Instagram @carolineclosepilates and contact her via email –


Aisling Harris – BASI Australia Graduate 2013 (Melbourne)

Since graduating in 2013 Aisling has worked for two different studios and a physiotherapy clinic. She has also opened two studios in Victoria – Peninsula Pilates Studio. Aisling is a regular attendee at many BASI Pilates advanced education workshops and has acted as BASI graduate support to other BASI students. You can find her at Peninsula Pilates Studio in the beautiful St Andrews Beach, Mornington Peninsula.

BASI Family Offer – Discounted rates for privates and semi-private packs at her studios.

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