STEFANIE TURNER - FOUNDING TRAINER
A qualified and experienced trainer, Stef loves sharing her passion for beautiful movement through health and fitness education. A fitness ambassador and influencer, Stef's supportive and enthusiastic energy towards health and fitness can inspire anyone to lead a healthier life.
Stef is proud to have achieved widespread recognition for her capabilities and contribution to the fitness community, and as a result now operates as a lead fitness instructor and brand ambassador for Nike.
She personally works with clients at her studio, Performance Pilates & Yoga, to help individuals reach their personal health and fitness goals.
Stef's love of health and fitness was born out of a desire to forge a career as a professional dancer in musical theatre.
Complimenting intensive performing arts training with Pilates and Yoga training became critical in helping her reach fitness goals specific to excelling as a performing artist and dancer.
Injury rehabilitation and prevention became some of Stef's top priorities in order to work as a professional dancer. As she pursued fitness training further, she was able to quickly reach new heights in her career, and achieve a level of success she never knew possible.
Some of Stef's credits as a professional dancer and performer include: Singin' In The Rain (Australian and International Tours), Grease (Australian Tour), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Australian Tour), The Illusionists 2.0 (Melbourne), Showboat (Melbourne), Nice Work If You Can Get It (Melbourne), Gypsy Moon (Seoul, South Korea), Pacific Star Cruise Ship (International tour), as well as many other performances in theatre and television.
Nothing gives Stef more joy than sharing her lessons with others. Being able to share the knowledge she have acquired over the past 12 years working as an athlete and coach has been the driving force behind opening PPY.
Stef's qualifications include:
NIKE TRAINER AUSTRALIA,
CERTIFICATE IV PILATES,
200HR YOGA TEACHER TRAINING,
PERSONAL TRAINER AND GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR, (CERTIFICATES III & IV IN FITNESS)
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS IN:
DYNAMIC REFORMER PILATES,
Dynamic Reformer PILATES,
HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING,
CECCHETTI CLASSICAL BALLET.
Stephanie Neave Myddelton is 26, was born in England and raised in Wales!
Steph has played Netball from the age of 10, and her highest achievements including receiving her first senior welsh cap at 18 years old and representing Wales in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at 21 years old!
Steph has a Bachelors of Science in Sport Development and a Masters Degree In Sport Management and Leadership.
Steph is a qualified Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor with four years of experience.
Steph moved over to Melbourne to take her Pilates career further by immersing myself into the Melbourne Pilates scene.
Steph is also obsessed with coffee and cool coffee shops, so much so, when she moved over here to Melbourne she immediately trained up as a barista- so you can count on her for a good cuppa and a great Pilates workout! :)