After exploring a number of dance styles over a 15-year career, Mirela entered the world of fitness in 1995. In 2000, she started her Pilates education. In 2002, she expanded her education with the internationally-renowned STOTT PILATES® program at the Merrithew Corporate Training Center in Toronto, becoming a fully-certified Instructor. She went on to become a Merrithew™ Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES. Mirela is an external associate at the University of Kinesiology in Zagreb, and she regularly presents at the International Congress of Sport Training as well as at the Aerobic and Body-Mind Congresses in Croatia and Europe. Starting in 2012, she has worked with a number of athletes, creating sport-, season- and position-specific programs.