Elide's movement journey started with dance. She started dancing at the tender age of four when she first attended baby ballet classes and she hasn't looked back since.
She studied modern , contemporary, ballet and acting techniques in Italy. Her dance career took off in 2011 as she performed in several theatre shows and worked in different dance companies as an ensemble dancer.
In 2013 she began to expand her love of exploring the body and started her training as a movement teacher both in Italy and in the UK. Afterwards moving onto qualifying as a certified dance teacher and a certified Pilates method instructor.
In London she refined her dance studies at The Place, at Danceworks and at the Roehampton University where she attended the Dance Movement Psycotherapy Summer School. After her diploma as a Pilates teacher in Italy, she attended the Pilates teacher training with STOTT, she became a Pre and Postnatal Pilates instructor certified with The Center for Women’s Fitness and also got qualified as a Pink Ribbon Program Specialist, working with patients affected by breast cancer. Elide is also a qualified teacher of the Floor Barre ® Zena Rommett Technique and she specialising in Pilates and conditioning for dancers supporting them in their studing programme as performers .
In her career as a teacher she has collaborated with several prestigious dance schools and studios in London and in Italy, and with different fitness and dance brands such as Sweaty Betty and Capezio.
Besides teaching Pilates and Floor Barre® online and in person classes , she teaches contemporary dance classes, leading a personal research from which prevails a parallel work of technique and expression that leads dancers to bring out the deeper aspects of their own movement, and creates dancers with identity, unicity , awareness and respect of their own body.
Elide helps me to focus on every movement so I can have a great approach to every exercise even if I do some of them for the first time.
Luana Pepoli, Dancer Italy
Movement Teacher and Researcher
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