Originally from South Africa, Patricia is the owner of the BodyFit Studio in Cairo, Egypt, the country's first dedicated Pilates Studio. With an extensive background in sports and fitness, dating back to 1983, she started teaching the STOTT PILATES® method in 2005, and went on to complete full certification in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, and Barrels, together with Injuries and Special Populations in 2010. In 2012 she became Egypt's first Instructor Trainer for Merrithew Health & Fitness™ specializing in STOTT PILATES. She now teaches courses, presents workshops and examines students for certification. Patricia also has certifications in Personal Training (ACE), Group Fitness (AFFA), Spinning (Mad Dogg Athletics), Yogafit and TRX group Suspension Training systems. With a passion for teaching, Patricia is always keen to share her knowledge with students and clients alike.