As the founder of Serendipity Yoga and Pilates (SYP), Meaghan puts her heart and soul into the studio. The opening of SYP was the culmination of a lot of hard work and her passion for helping others. Meaghan began practicing Yoga and Pilates after she retired from competitive figure skating. Looking for a spiritual and physical outlet, you could say that Yoga and Pilates found her and it was a perfect fit. Soon after, she received her certification in Pilates and Reformer at Second Wind in 2007. While working full time at Second Wind She received her yoga training through Downward dog Yoga Centre in Toronto .
Stacy is a certified STOTT Pilates Instructor, and has been practicing Pilates since 2005. Stacy has always enjoyed challenging her body and after gymnastics Pilates seemed to be a perfect outlet for that physical challenge. It wasn’t until after experiencing first-hand the benefits of mindful movement and control that her pastime turned into a career. Stacy enjoys working with clients of all skill levels, and always provides a safe, challenging, and fun class.
Stacy is also a certified Barre-None instructor and Zenga instructor through STOTT Pilates, and is completing her Ashtanga Teacher Training in Spring 2014.
Neve recently graduated from University of Toronto with a degree in Physical Education & Health. Neve has been involved in an active lifestyle for many years and has been trained in ballet, swimming and tennis. With movement-based activities being a part of Neve’s childhood, Pilates seemed to fit perfectly into her life and career choice. Neve is currently completing her full certification at STOTT Pilates Studios in Toronto. She is truly passionate about Pilates and believes that by instilling the principles of Pilates during class, we are instilling life-changing benefits as well. In an hour-long class, Neve’s focus is on breathing, concentrating, becoming centered and finding control, which are all valuable life lessons that she believes can transfer into ones life outside of class.
Holly has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and teaching since 2011. She is trained in Hatha, Vinyasa and Prenatal Yoga, as well as Pilates Mat and Reformer, and Thai Massage. Holly believes that Yoga and Pilates are the perfect ingredients to achieve an ideal balance of strength and flexibility; key to warding off disease, preventing injury and maintaining happiness and freedom within the body. Holly’s classes are light hearted, challenging, and focus on finding unity of mind, body, and breath.
Justine is an experienced instructor with over 7 years in Pilates instructing after being initially certified at Michael King's Pilates Institute in London. She continues to teach at all levels, from the athlete to the elderly. She had a very active youth as a runner, gymnast and high jumper, but suffered from periodic back spasms where she was unable to stand. Through Pilates, Justine learned to stand, breathe and move with more intention, which in itself gave her a back pain free life! She is passionate to share her passion for Pilates through her classes focusing on breath & posture while building strength and flexibility in the body.