Camilla Bækholm & Gitte Peirano - owners and instructors of Pilates Cph

About us and our instructors 

 

Gitte Peirano

Gitte Peirano

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.

gitte@pilatescph.dk

Camilla Bækholm

Camilla Bækholm

Founder and owner/ Instructor - Level 1

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.

camilla@pilatescph.dk

 

Carleen Inderrieden Smil

Carleen Inderrieden Smil

Instructor/ Level 1

Carleen has been teaching Pilates since 2005, and is both a contemporarily and classically trained instructor with over 10,000 hours of teaching experience. She is an educated Somatics practitioner, and holds a graduate degree in Biology: Anatomy and Physiology. Carleen speaks English and French.

Johanne Hjerrild Damkier

Johanne Hjerrild Damkier

Instructor/ Level 2

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 Alvarez Jacobsen

Instructor/ Level 2

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.

Loa

Loa

Instructor/ Level 1

Loa is a fully certified instructor in Classical Pilates and has participated in workshops from among others Shari Berkowitz and Bob Liekens. Loa is also a trained instructor in Gyrotonic and Garuda. Loa has previously danced at The Royal Swedish Ballet School and Peter Schaufuss ballet. Loa has taught in London for many years and always teaches in English.

Dorthe

Dorthe

Instructor/ Level 2

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 Lewin

Rebekka Lewin

Instructor

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

Marie

Instructor/ Level 3

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 Rønholt

Neel Rønholt

Instructor/ Level 3

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

Karla

Instructor/ Level 2

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

Miranda

Instructor/ Level 2

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.

Ester

Ester

Instructor/ Level 3

Zarah Kirketerp

Zarah Kirketerp

Instructor/ Level 3

Zarah is an educated Matwork instructor. Zara is currently doing our Comprehensive education that makes her a fully certified Pilates instructor. With a background as a consultant, Zarah understands how indispensable Pilates is for a healthy body when working hours in front of a computer every day. After three births, Zarah also has a special focus on postnatal training. Zarah teaches in both Danish and English.

Sünne Oldenburg

Sünne Oldenburg

Instructor/ Level 3

Sünne is an educated Matwork instructor. She is currently doing our Comprehensive education that makes her a fully certified Pilates instructor.

Naja Dandanell

Naja Dandanell

Instructor/ Level 3

Naja is an educated Matwork instructor. She is currently doing our Comprehensive education that makes her a fully certified Pilates instructor. Naja is also an educated modern dancer. Through her work as a dancer she has always focused on posture and strengthening the body from the inside. Naja also teaches bar training.