About Elvan

The person behind

 

 

 

Change happens through movement and movement heals.
Joseph Pilates

Elvan embraces different bodies and needs, adjusting the margins accordingly to create flow. She was born and raised in İzmir, Turkey. She is  a former rhythmic gymnast and works as an independent dance artist in Europe.

 

She completed the renowned Comprehensive Teacher Training Course by Body Arts and Science International Pilates in 2017. Through the BASI method, she rediscovered and began to understand the human body on a scientific and somatic way, on a deeper level that awoke pure passion and joy of moving in her of which she  generously pass on to her students in her teaching practice. Additionally, Elvan is a member of the German Pilates Association (Deutscher Pilates Verband) and is insured by AXA Privathaftpflichtversicherung to protect her client’s health under German Laws.

Transform your body

Pilates is a full body integrated exercise method that stretches, strengthens, and aligns your body all at the same time under the control of the mind.

Pilates with Elvan feels like a sacred place to meet myself. Not only it helps with my hyper-mobility and joint problems but it helps me to connect my body and understand my physical needs better. What is great and unique about Pilates with Elvan is her sweet, calm and non-pushing, non-judgmental attitude. You immediately feel like you are in good and professional hands. It makes me feel unique and special. I think she is a wonderful instructor and happy to work with her confidently anytime!
H. Georgiu
London, UK