The InterFit Studio teachers are all certified through Balanced Body University, one of the top Pilates teacher training organizations in the world. They are members of the Pilates Alliance and actively pursue continuing education. And they pride ourselves on offering the highest level of Pilates instruction possible!
Our team is dedicated to your health and well being.
Larina is one of the industry’s leading expert in fitness. She has over 15 years of experience in the fitness and mind/body field.
Larina has a vast background in Pilates, personal training, yoga, gymnastics and aerobics. She is PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher, BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Fit Flow Yoga Teacher, Certified Pre and Postnatal Exercise Specialist, Certified Nutrition Consultant. Over the years, she has filtered all of the best and most effective aspects of each of these disciplines to combine them into what has become Interactive Fitness Fusion. In any class or session you take at InterFit Studio, you will find hints of all of these disciplines being combined and applied according to your individual mind/body goals.
Larina was born and raised in Belarus, Eastern Europe. Helping people to live a healthy lifestyle was always her biggest passion. She started as a Pilates and Group Fithess Instructor in 1996.
In 2001 she moved to United States, where she began her formal Pilates training, and later became a Certified Personal Trainer and Pilates Teacher. For over seven years she has been working with professional athletes and dancers in Santa Barbara, CA, creating for them customized fitness programs. In 2006 she started working at the Physical Therapy Clinic in Simi Valley, CA , using the Pilates Method for injury and post surgery rehabilitation.
Larina moved to Canada in 2008 and continued her education by studying Nutrition, Pre and Postnatal Fitness and Yoga.
Working with the clients she always creates a very professional, pleasant and encouraging atmosphere, and offers outstanding services in Pilates, Personal Training, Yoga, Pre and Postnatal Fitness, Weight Management and Nutrition.
Alexa's background as a dancer, training, teaching and competing in various styles and forms is where she first developed her passion for fitness and helping others achieve their goals.
In high school she started taking her fitness journey more seriously. With the goal of developing more strength and endurance she turned to various methods of resistance training including weight training, yoga and Pilates.
Wanting to build upon her knowledge of health while also helping others along their own personal fitness journey she decided to become a personal trainer. Alexa is BCRPA and Balanced Body certified, specializing in biomechanics, Pilates and personal training.
Alexa understands the importance of mind body connection, proper breathing techniques and the balance between strength and flexibility that creates functional mobility that helps prevents injuries. Alexa believes that a healthy body and a healthy mind go hand and hand. She considers herself a life long learner, always looking for new ways to improve and innovate her methods to bring you the most optimal, challenging yet enjoyable workout!
Irina is a former massage therapist and really understands the body.
She started practicing Pilates in 2012 and felt in love with it. In 2014 she took Fitness Theory and Mat Pilates courses through BCRPA. In 2015-2016 she took Reformer and Tower courses through Balance Body, completed 500 practical hours in Apparatus Pilates and became PMA certified Pilates Teacher. Irina is highly enthusiastic and passionate about helping people to become more fit and healthy.
Her Pilates teaching style is very fine and contemporary. She puts her clients through a full body-shaping routines that will make you feel toned, leaned and satisfied after every workout!