Our Team

Anya Tarasiuk
Xtend Barre, Ballet, BTB and Pilates Instructor

Born in the UK, from childhood Anya followed her natural enthusiasm for life and fitness by training in both ballet…

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Angela Muller Habig
Yoga, Pilates Instructor

Angela is an Experienced Yoga Alliance certified teacher with over five years and more than 3,000 hours of teaching across…

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Anissa Lickrish
Pilates, Ballet, Xtend Barre and BTB Instructor

Anissa began her professional training at the National Ballet School of Canada. She continued her training at Quinte Ballet School….

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Didier Abner Gonzalez
Yoga, Pilates Instructor

At the age of 16 Didier met his Guru while travelling in Ecuador. He took initiation as a Bakti Yogi…

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Fe Wagner
Pilates Instructor

Fe certified through the PhysicalMind Institute in Portland, Oregon in 2004. In 2010, she paired Pilates with her love of…

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Lindsey Corrado-Sampson
Pilates and Xtend Barre Instructor

Looking for a change after spending her younger years as a dancer, Lindsey’s passion for Pilates began in college when…

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Huda Osman
Pilates Instructor

Huda is a Pilates Instructor trained in Mat, Reformer, Chair, Cadillac and Barrel. She has six years of experience teaching…

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Susan K Nash
Dance Teacher

Susan trained at George Balanchine’s School of American Ballet in New York City in the 1980s; during that time she…

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Michelle Alistoun
Yoga Instructor

Michelle worked as an insurance adjuster investigating disaster scenes often caused by instances of unsettling crime in Johannesburg, South Africa…

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Lenka Dalby
Yoga Instructor

Lenka started practising yoga in the UK in 2005. She feels very fortunate to have studied with Jane Craggs who…

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Yvette L. Campbell
Dance Teacher

Yvette, a native of California, returns to teaching dance classes after a decade in arts administration as the President &…

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Kathy Kleiver
Pilates Instructor

Kathy had a love/hate relationship with exercise for much of her adult life. Gym memberships…fitness machines…personal trainers… She tried them…

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Sara Dwyer Lane
Yoga Instructor

Sara walked into her first yoga class in New York City over 15 years ago, not knowing how stepping onto…

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Heather Bonker
Yoga Instructor

Heather is certified as a 500 ERYT vinyasa yoga teacher, and pre-natal yoga teacher as well as bringing her previous…

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Mira Naaman Iskandar
Co-Owner & Manager of Nectar

A London-trained chef, Mira has created a bespoke juice bar concept in the heart of Abu Dhabi. Her passion for…

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Natasha Clarke
Bodytree Business Development Manager & Pilates Instructor

Natasha has always been dedicated to many forms of exercise, seeing the benefits of a holistic approach. She enjoyed ballet…

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Joelle Beyrouthy
Yoga Instructor

Joelle is an ERYT 500-hour Yoga Alliance instructor, certified P.T., Mindfulness facilitator, certified Neuro Linguistic Programming-NLP practitioner and Positive Psychology Life…

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Anita von Müllen Skafte
Pilates Instructor

Anita is a Dane who’s lived in Abu Dhabi for the past 12 years. Her love of physical fitness started…

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Bec McLean
Pilates Instructor

Bec grew up in Australia in a very sporty family and played as many sports as she could before finally…

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Lisé Whitfield
Dance Teacher

Lisé has over 25 years of experience training in a variety of dance techniques including ballet, modern, jazz, ballroom, and…

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Heather Howard
Dance Teacher

Passionate about dance since she could walk, Heather studied Ballet, Tap and Jazz from the age of 4 through her…

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Lina Jarad
Meditation and Sound Healing

Lina is a certified Mindfulness, Meditation, and Sound Healing Facilitator. She provides workshops in Dubai & Abu Dhabi in which…

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Kat Clark
Operations Manager

Kat developed and grew her professional operations and business experience within multi-national companies, diverse cultures and under the international sporting…

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Salima Teymour
Dance Teacher

Salima came to Abu Dhabi in 2007, working as a nursery teacher and later, nursery coordinator. Her love for children…

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Nathalie Launder
Dance Teacher

Nathalie Launder is originally from Melbourne, Australia, and started dancing at age four. She trained in classical ballet, jazz, contemporary,…

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Gabrielle Branche
Dance Teacher

Gabrielle is a second year student of NYU Abu Dhabi. Raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Branche was a member of…

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Charlotte Nash
Dance Teacher

Born in the US, Charlotte is a product of the Bodytree studio. She has studied dance for eleven years, including…

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Lana Goliath
Dance Teacher

Lana Goliath, a South African born dancer and teacher with training in African contemporary dance. In 2003 she joined the…

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Tina Bock
Yoga Teacher

Tina is a KPJAYI Authorized Level 2 Ashtanga yoga instructor. Her yoga journey began over a decade ago while being…

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Nader Musharbash
Dance Teacher

A resume that many are envious of, Nader is the only choreographer in the Middle East who has worked with…

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Danie Leen Balangyao Reyes
Receptionist

Danie has been part of the reception team at Bodytree since 2016.

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Grace Dormitorio
Head receptionist

Grace is the head receptionist at Bodytree and has been with us since 2012.

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Flora Evangelista
Housekeeping

Flora is the newest member of our team and keeps our studio sparkling!

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Marissa Puros Rosales
Receptionist & Accounts

Marissa joined Bodytree in 2010 as a receptionist and now also works as an accounts assistant.

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Loyola Villanueva
Housekeeping

Loyala has been a part of the Bodytree family since 2012.

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Nimfa Villanueva
Receptionist

Nimfa has been a receptionist at Bodytree since 2012.

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Alexandra McRobert
Yoga Instructor

Born and raised in Toronto, Canada, Alex first started practicing yoga in 2010 as a university student.

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Jacquelene Sadek
Yoga Instructor

Jacquelene Sadek (500ERYT) is a senior yoga teacher at Bodytree. She trained with Shanti Gowans, a traditional Indian Hatha yoga teacher,…

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Zita Saunders
Yoga Instructor

Zita started practicing yoga over 20 years ago and she has been teaching since 2013. From vinyasa flow, ashtanga yoga and…

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Liudmyla (Mila) Bondarenko
Dance Teacher

Mila studied Choreography, and qualified as a Ballet Master of Modern Classical Choreography,

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Jenny Angelova
Spin and Pilates Instructor

Jenny Angelova arrived in Abu Dhabi from the Washington DC metro area in 2017 and immediately experienced the amazing classes,…

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Alice Huang
Dance Teacher

I was born, raised and trained in Taiwan. My training was a mixture of hip hop and street jazz. While…

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Marika Niko
Dance Teacher

Marika Niko has been trained in classical ballet for 11 years in studios in London, UK and in Yokohama, Japan….

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Jacinta Hu
Dance Teacher

Jacinta is from Vancouver, Canada, and has been involved with music and dance for as long as she can remember….

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