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Nilzen became interested in sports as a child and has studied martial arts for much of her life, holding a Black belt in Goshin Ryu Karate and 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo. Mind, body, spirit, focus, concentration, diaphragmatic breathing, precision, and fluidity, these are some of the philosophies used in the martial arts and form the core of Pilates. “Pilates is the key to the mind-body link that is so important to martial arts training. These remarkable exercises dramatically improve your static & dynamic balance; Static balance gives you the ability to control your body’s centre of gravity”.

Nilzen came across Pilates over 10 years ago and fell in love with it. I’ve made it my goal to learn and teach Pilates, also practicing Hatha Yoga for over 15 years and Tai Chi. After having her children, Nilzen decided she wanted to focus on non-contact sport and still work on optimum fitness and health. My love for Pilates developed not only because it challenges me physically, it also has strengthened my core, and keeps me strong and injury free.

In her spare time, Nilzen immerses herself in Community Theatre both on Stage and behind the scenes as well as spending time with my husband and two boys.

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Meet Natasha, our new Pilates instructor! Natasha is passionate about all things health and wellness and is a qualified Matwork and Reformer Pilates instructor through Studio Pilates. Over the past 2 years of Natasha teaching, she has evolved her style with a mix of Pilates strength, functional movements and stretching. Natasha discovered her love for Pilates at a young age as Pilates instructing is in her family! She has always been very active throughout her life and is passionate about creating inclusive, loving and fun environments in every class.


Kylie Sutton


In 1990 Kylie Sutton attended her first Pilates class at The Australian Ballet School due to a back injury. The Pilates Method helped Kylie rehabilitate her back injury and go on to become a professional ballerina. After finishing her ballet career, she became a full-time Pilates instructor in 1995.

For the next 20yrs Kylie taught in private Pilates studios for Osteopaths and Physiotherapists in Sydney and then opened her own studio in Coogee, The Aligned Body Pilates studio specialising in injuries.

Kylie has spent many years with ongoing training and working in studio Pilates, reformer classes, TRX, Swiss ball, mat and roller classes. But her favourite class to date would be at the Google LLC Headquarters teaching a Pilates mat class in Pyrmont for 2years.

Kylie still has the same passion for this amazing method as she did over 20 yrs ago. Kylie returned to the Central Coast to raise a family.

Kylie is excited to be joining Excelsia Studios and bringing her knowledge and experience to the Central Coast.



Lauren has been practicing Reformer Pilates for several years and immediately fell in love with the benefits she felt in both body and mind. Lauren was looking for a form of exercise that would provide her body with strength, tone and flexibility all in one. After multiple conversations with a friend that she should “come and try Reformer Pilates”, she finally attended a class and has never looked back.  Lauren decided to further expand her Reformer Pilates passion and transitioned into teaching. In Lauren’s classes, you will experience a fun and energising full body workout with a focus on building good foundations and technique.



My name is Sophia, I’ve always been passionate about health and fitness having been involved in sport all my life. I discovered reformer pilates 4 years when I was looking for a way to incorporate more strength and stretching into my  life,  and have been obsessed with learning and specialising on the reformer since. I really love teaching and connecting with people of all ages through this form of exercise and assisting them in achieving their fitness goals. I’m also very excited to be working with Nilzen and being part of the Excelsia team.

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Mickie is originally from the UK and has been living and working in Sydney for 20 years. She has a background of professional dance and an education in the arts. Her exercise career spans 20 years and she has taught all Group Fitness Programs including Spinning, BodyPump, Aerobics, Zumba and Bootcamps and has been a Personal Trainer and Fitness Course Presenter. Mickie has specialised in Pilates since 2015 and has full Comprehensive Certification through Stott Pilates. Her classes are contemporary and are a mixture of full body strength, core work, posture, circuits and laughter.


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