Meet our Instructors

Meet our Instructors, we hire only individuals who meet our high industry standards of training, ethics, and professionalism.

We strive to maximize individual attention in a group environment with small class sizes.

Shannon Pilates Studio Owner


Received her Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree from UBC in 1996. Since then, she has been involved in the health and fitness industry as a Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Leader and Weight Management Consultant.Her passion is to assist others in living a healthy lifestyle and reaching their personal wellness goals. She opened Balanced Fitness Studio in 2004 with the desire to create a warm and inviting studio that offers exception instruction in fitness, Pilates and weight management consulting.


Completed the comprehensive Stott Pilates Instructor training on Mat, Reformer, Chair, Cadilac and Barrel through West Coast Pilates, Vancouver. She has passion for working with each client to bring awareness of the body through alignment, and challenges them on their own physicality, towards achieving their personal health and fitness goal.

Surrey Pilates Instructor Lorraine


Has worked extensively in the Health & Fitness Industry as a BCRPA Weight Trainer, Personal Trainer, Yoga and Older Age instructor. Due to severe back and neck injuries and a desire to learn more about Pilates, Lorraine completed her certification with Stott Pilates in Reformer, Stability Chair, Arc Barrel and Cadillac. Lorraine is passionate about helping you achieve greater flexibility, increased core strength, better health, wellness and fitness through regular Pilates practice.

Surrey Pilates Instructor Lisa


Has trained in many Pilates styles, and is a graduate of the Classical Pilates Method through Pilates from the Center (BO,Col). Lisa believes that Pilates can bring balance to any body, and enhance ones athletic performance in other recreational activities, sports and daily life.