After exploring a number of dance styles over a career of 20 years, Mirela entered the world of fitness in 1995. In 2000 she started her Pilates education with traditional Pilates courses and from 2002 expanded her education through internationally acclaimed STOTT PILATES® at the Corporate Training Center in Toronto, becoming fully certified. She went on to become an Instructor Trainer for MERRITHEW™ specializing in STOTT PILATES. Mirela teaches Pilates mat and equipment courses and workshops as well as athletic conditioning and Injuries and Special Populations. Mirela is an external associate of University of Kinesiology in Zagreb, and she regularly presents at the International Congress of sport training as well as Aerobic and Body-Mind Congresses in Croatia and Europe.