Ellesse Hawkins

( Barre, Pilates, TRX, Yoga, Mums + Bubs ) 

Ellesse’s background is in Ballet & Contemporary Dance. She was born in Newcastle & studied Dance growing up & eventually full time at Marie Walton Mahon Dance Academy gaining her HSC in Dance & also her Royal Academy of Dance Solo Seal Award. She then trained at the Elmhurst School For Dance in Association with Birmingham Royal Ballet, in the UK for 2 years before returning to Australia to complete her Diploma in Dance & Performance.

At the end of her Ballet training in 2007, age 18, she completed her Pilates Instructor training with the Pilates Institute of Australasia & moved up to Townsville, North Queensland where she opened her own Pilates Studio EllessePilates. Here she taught a range of classes such as group Pilates mat classes, Ball classes, reformer & studio equipment as well as one on one sessions with private clients. She also ran “Tiny Dancers” toddler Ballet classes, Mum & Bubs classes & Pilates & Core training for Australian Army soldiers.

In 2012, Ellesse moved to Canada became a Level 2 Certified ski instructor with the Canadian Ski Instructors Association working for Whistler Blackcombe ski resort. She also had opportunities to combine her Pilates knowledge with her Ski Instructing to gain great results with her students.

In May 2014, Ellesse completed her 200hr Yoga Teacher Training at the Power of Now Yoga Oasis under the direction of Jolie Manza. In 2015, Ellesse completed her Pre & Post Natal Yoga teacher training & has really enjoyed working with new mums, helping them to enjoy more stress free & comfortable pregnancies.

Now 29, Ellesse hopes to use her years of teaching experience to inspire others to meet their full potential in all areas of their health, fitness, strength and their creativity. She believes that Pilates and Yoga is for everyone, and is passionate about guiding others to reach their wellbeing goals.


Steph Bower 

( Barre, Pilates, Mums + Bubs )

Steph grew up around dance, health and a passion for healthy food.

As a young lady Steph worked in the normal environment of 9-5pm jobs however always knew that she wanted to inspire and connect with women and men in the Health and Wellbeing industry. Her passion for Pilates and Fitness is her everyday life and loves to share it with our clients of Fleurwellbeing. Steph believes that you need to have fun to enjoy what you do, you need to want to get out of bed at 6am, so finding a exercise that you love it the most important and the rest will follow. She loves providing fun, energetic classes to the studio each day and loves to see people achieve results, become stronger and see how happy they become.
Steph loves working with young adults also and loves to inspire teens to become the best they are, working in the High school industry for health and wellbeing throughout the year inspires her so much to see how far the young ladies come in such a short time. She loves and strives on new up coming courses and always wanting to achieve more in her career. Her passion in health is also leading her into wanting to become a health coach in the near future to inspire and help others. 'I love Fleurwellbeing so much and what the studio is all about, Everyone is so energetic and it doesn't matter how old, young, fit or unfit you are, its about giving it a go and never stopping.'
 

Brooke Crowe

( Barre + TRX )

Brooke has an extensive background in Dance, with experience working with companies both in Australia and Internationally.

She grew up dancing at the Monaro Dance Centre, Cooma from an early age and later went on to train at The McDonald College of Performing Arts, The Australian Conservatoire of Ballet and later the Industry School of Dance in their full time program.

Brooke has toured internationally as a Professional dancer with Princess Cruises & has performed in various stage and live productions, TV commercials and charity events. She has also passed on her passion and love for dance working as a freelance Dance teacher in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Cooma and Newcastle.

Brooke also has over seven years experience working for the international dance wear company Bloch. Brooke is passionate about passing on her love and passion for dance and inspiring others!