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Established in 2022, Allegra Pilates is a family-operated studio with convenient parking available at both our East Maitland and Thornton locations.


Our offerings include group classes such as mat, reformer, barre, yoga, and studio Pilates.  We also provide private and duet sessions tailored for athletes, dancers, and individuals in post-injury/surgery or pre/post-natal stages.

For those requiring invoicing for NDIS, DVA, Workcover, and more, please contact

Pilates, is a holistic conditioning system. It promotes overall well-being and fitness for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. Join us for a comprehensive and integrative approach that strengthens the body, mind, and spirit in our welcoming and inclusive studios.

Meet the Team



Background in ballet, performing arts, and dance education.


Leisa has a Cert IV in matwork & reformer Pilates including units specialising in injuries & pre-natal, as well as a special interest in the bio-psychosocial model of movement & chronic pain.

Currently studying Diploma of Clinical Pilates and Pilates Apparatus with Breathe Education.

"My classes have a focus on engaging a full range of muscle groups, always including some feel good stretches! When I'm not teaching Pilates I love being home with my husband & 3 children. I love the beach, coffee and music!"



Courteney comes from a background in early childhood teaching, and her love of Pilates lead to her studying to become a certified Reformer Pilates instructor through Barre Body. 

She has gone on to complete further studies in Anatomy, Matwork Pilates, Barre, Wunda Chair, Pre-natal Pilates, and Pilates Apparatus certification.

Courteney is currently completing the Diploma of Clinical Pilates.

When she's not teaching Pilates, you can find her learning to skateboard and hanging out with her dog, "Lemon".



A retired dancer of 26 years, now keeping busy as a Mum of 3 young children. "I found reformer pilates after the birth of my twins and I have never looked back. It's given me an outlet, helped me regain my strength and it fills my cup!"

In her down time Erin enjoys holidaying with family at Scott's Head, sitting by the fire pit her my husband and catching up with friends.


Certified Reformer Pilates and Pre & Post Natal Reformer Pilates instructor (Barre Body Teacher Training)



A certified Reformer instructor with Barre Body, and with a classical background in BBO Ballet, I have also dabbled in graded tap and tumbling. The goal of my classes is to cultivate movement that is accessible to all skill levels, allowing clients to reach personal goals and work within their own practice and capabilities. 

"Through my classes, I hope to offer opportunities for a great work out and provide a space to reconnect with your body through movement.

If I'm not teaching, studying, or at Pilates, you'll probably find me home singing along to musical tunes or doing a crossword in the paper."



Aimee is a Holistic Health Coach with a diploma from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, a certified Yoga Instructor (Sukha Mukha Yoga Teacher Training), and trained in Reformer Pilates (Barre Body Teacher Training). She is also a Certified Prenatal Yoga Instructor (Katie Manitsas Yoga Teacher Training) and a dedicated Shine from Within Youth Mentor. Aimee brings a comprehensive and compassionate approach to health and wellness, catering to individuals at every stage of life.



With a background in ballet, as well as having practiced Yoga for many years, Jules decided to take the plunge in 2022 to study Reformer Pilates teaching, and is now experienced working with a variety of clients including pre-natal, and a range of genders & ages. 

When she's not in the Pilates studio, Jules is busy running her successful pet grooming business!



Bre is a Dietitian, a psychologist in training and a pilates addict.

Her love for pilates grew after she joined the Allegra family and lead to her becoming an instructor. Bre completed her reformer training through Barre Body.

As an advocate for health and wellbeing and an ex-dancer, Bre’s mission is to support all bodies towards moving and enjoying pilates as much as she does.

Bre is a devoted fur mum to her two precious pooches, a tea enthusiast and is an avid activewear collector (the addiction is real)!



Fiona has qualifications in Reformer & Mat Pilates, as well as plenty of teaching experience. When she's not sharing her passion for Pilates, she's keeping busy with her lovely family and her puppy!

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