About Us

Proactive Pilates was established in 2010 and is owned and operated by Teresa Holmes an Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Pilates instructor.

Teresa has over 20 years work experience in exercise prescription for rehabilitation and general wellbeing gained overseas and in Australia. She completed her professional studies in Germany where she lived and worked for several years. Following a move to Australia in 1995, Teresa then undertook Post Graduate studies in musculoskeletal rehabilitation at the University of Western Australia. Teresa has been an accredited ESSA (Exercise & Sports Science Australia) member since 2000. She is fluent in Portuguese, German and English
Proactive Pilates located along the vibrant beach front in Scarborough offers a range of services including group Reformer Pilates, Matwork Pilates, Yoga small group and 1:1 classes. In addition we offer Clinical Pilates and Exercise Physiology services supervised by highly experienced ESSA qualified Exercise Physiologists.


Reformer Studio

Our group Reformer Pilates classes are run from our brand new Reformer Studio located on the corner of Brighton Road and West Coast Highway. The Studio is equipped with state of the art Allegro 2 reformers and includes a beautiful connect space area for you to relax before or after your class. Classes are limited to a maximum of 12 people.

Clinical Pilates Studio

Our Mat Pilates, Clinical Pilates and Exercise Physiology services are run from our original studio located under the Quest Apartments at 257 West Coast Highway. The Clinical Pilates Studio is set up with high quality Balanced Body equipment including Trapezes, reformer, wunder chair, barrel and a Core Align system. We will also be introducing Mat and Yoga classes from this studio in 2019.


Shower and change room facilities

All our clients have access to our modern shower and bathroom facilities from both our studios. Perfect for a freshen up after your class.



Plenty of parking bays available in front of the Wild Fig café on the Scarborough Beach foreshore, Coles Scarborough - South Car park and also the White Sands Hotel on West Coast Highway. We also have two allocated underground car bays for our private, rehabilitation and senior clients below the Quest apartment building.

Teresa Holmes

Our studio is staffed by ESSA accredited exercise physiologists and Pilates instructors who are dedicated to providing the highest quality services with a personalised approach.

Take a ProActive approach to your health