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Instructor Trainer bios

The members of our esteemed team of Instructor Trainers are accomplished and internationally sought-after educators known for their comprehensive knowledge, dedication and professionalism. Each hold full certification in the STOTT PILATES® method and have achieved additional designations to complement their training.

A diverse group, they come from varied backgrounds including physical therapy, exercise science, athletic therapy, dance, and group and personal fitness training to name a few. Every member of the team strives to uphold the highest standards of training that have been developed worldwide.

Takayuki Akatsuka

BCube
Osaka, Japan

IT qualifications
STOTT PILATES® Matwork & Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, & Barrels; CORE™

Bio

Takayuki boasts more than eight years of solid professional experience in the fitness industry. He has shown exceptional client relationship-building skills, proven by his becoming the No.1 Instructor in Japan. A personal trainer since 2000, Takayuki became a STOTT PILATES® Certified Instructor in 2004 and became a Merrithew Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES in 2009. He went on to become an IT for CORE in 2013. He prides himself on having had professional dancers and athletes as his clients throughout his career.

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