Ann Van Huffel
After graduating as a graphic designer from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Belgium she went on to the Higher Institute for Dance, Antwerp to become a dancer and dance teacher. Ann became a 'Certified Instructor in the Pilates Method' while training in New York and The Hague. She did classes with Romana Kryzanowska (who herself was a student of Joseph Pilates), Sari MejÃa Santo, Juanita Lopez, Bob Liekens, Marjorie Oron and Jane Poerwoatmodjo. She worked as a Pilates Instructor at De Pilates StudioÂ® in Den Haag and is the current Pilates instructor at the Higher Institute for Dance, Lier
Ann also teaches regular Pilates workshshops in Bornem, Antwerpen and in Breda at company De Stilte. She attended Triadballâ„¢ Pilates workshops with master trainers Michael Fritzke en Ton Voogt in Vienna and Oslo, Pilates for pregnancy with Rachel Swindle, CoreBalance (Exercise ball workout) with MJ Ames in Paris and anatomy classes with Sabina Formicella. In april 2006 she attended the annual Body-Mind-Spirit Conference in Santa Clara, California and in august she attended the Pilates Style 2006 Summer Conference in New York.
Ann is also a passionate practicioner of Iyengar Yoga.