With a restorative and rehabilitative interest, Emily is a highly-experienced Pilates instructor having ten years of experience teaching the Pilates Method with a clinical, contemporary and somatic approach to movement training. She enjoys to engage deeply with the human body by bringing awareness, anatomical interest, ease of movement and a sense of mind-body integration with her clients.


Emily studied her Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction with Pilates International Training Centre / National Pilates Training at Aligned for Life in Melbourne, and was mentored by movement experts Katrina Edwards, Sarah Colquhuon and Wendy Smith.

In 2009 Emily completed a Bachelor of Dance at the Victorian College of the Arts with an integrated practice in somatic movement training with Kinetic Studies professor Wendy Smith. Emily went on to work with Wendy teaching at Studio 202 Pilates and Movement Practices together with a team of allied health professionals, and Sara Colquhoun’s Pilates studio in Melbourne, as well as several other Pilates and physiotherapy clinics. Emily is also a certified Yin Yoga teacher.

Based in Berlin, Emily teaches in her own studio in Neukölln, online, in other studios across the city, and has an active career as a professional dancer and choreographer.


Restorative, therapeutic movement.
Specialised private Pilates sessions are tailored to your body and postural needs with a therapeutic approach.

Pilates is an ideal movement based treatment and conditioning method for injury rehabilitation and prevention, pre- and post-natal, back pain or disc herniation, chronic pain and postural issues.

Mindful movement is excellent for cross training training dancers and athletes, as well as improving stress and anxiety, strength, flexibility and general well being.

« Through the Pilates Method of Body Conditioning this unique trinity of a balanced body, mind and spirit can ever be attained. Self-confidence follows. »
 - Joseph Pilates 

Classes utilise the pilates apparatus including the Reformer, Tower, Wunda Chair and small props. Online classes are available to keep moving while you're on the move.

Private duet, trio and corporate classes are available on request.




Emily Ranford Studio Pilates

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