About us and our instructors
Founder and owner
Gitte is the owner and founder of Pilates Cph and has been teaching Pilates since 2004. She is a fully certified instructor in Classical Pilates and has also completed the “The Kathy Grant Heritage Training” and is PMA-certified. Gitte also has a background in relaxation therapy.
Founder and owner
Camilla is the owner and founder of Pilates Cph. Camilla has a background in physiotherapy, where she has been teaching physical training for over 20 years – the last 11 years with Pilates. She is a fully certified instructor in classic Pilates, has the “The Kathy Grant Heritage Training” and is PMA-certified.
Carleen Inderrieden Smil
Carleen has taught Pilates and Bodily Movement in both the United States and Europe since 2006 and is educated in Comprehensive Pilates at Polestar Pilates. Additionally, Carleen has 600 hours of training in Pilates for use in rehabilitation and neuro-muscular rehabilitation. Carleen teaches in English and also speaks French.
Johanne Hjerrild Damkier
Johanne is a certified Matwork instructor from Pilates Cph and is currently in the process of becoming a fully certified Pilates instructor. Johanne is also educated in modern dance and has studied the science of dancing at the University of Copenhagen. Johanne dances and teaches Argentinian Tango, giving her pilates classes extra flow and great body awareness.
Lorena Alvarez Jacobsen
Lorena is a fully certified instructor in Classical Pilates and also PMA Certified. In addition, Lorena is a choreographer and dance teacher, as is still practicing. Lorena is from Argentina, and teaches in English.
Dorthe is a fully certified instructor in Classical Pilates. She is also a certified personal trainer from The Pilates Standard Bridging Power Pilates. Dorthe has previously practiced Rhythmic Gymnastics at elite level and has a degree in the anatomy of movement from physician Ole Købke.
Rebekka is a fully certified instructor in Classical Pilates. She is a former gymnastics teacher and performer and most definitely knows the importance of a strong core muscle. Rebekka has worked extensively with The Alexander Technique and body correction since 2001.
Marie is an educated Matwork instructor and is currently taking our education to a fully certified Pilates instructor. Marie is also an educated actor and during this education, Pilates was a regular part of the teaching. Here, Marie saw where ideal pilates was, and as a basic training, she constantly reminded us of working out of our centre, building a strong core and body understanding.
Neel is a certified Matwork instructor from Pilates Cph and also an actress. Through her work as an actress, she has worked with posture and stretching. Pilates has therefore become a natural extension of her work and has been an indispensable part of her life for many years. Neel is currently in the process of becoming a fully certified Pilates instructor.
Karla is from Chile and fully certified Pilates and Yoga instructor.
She has taught Pilates in India, Australia and Sweden.
Karla teaches in English.
Miranda is an educated Matwork instructor and is currently taking our education to a fully certified Pilates instructor.
Miranda is a certified yoga teacher with further education in pregnant and after-birth yoga.
Miranda has a superstructure in yoga therapy with anatomy and physiology lessons from Dr Ganesh Mohan and Dr Gunter Nissen.