Martin has been active in sports since his youth.

  Yasemin Karaboga

Yasemin completed a certification programme

  Teresia Björnberg

Teresia’s versatile movement background

  Gioia Heizmann

Gioia has been working part-time in the fitness

  Patricia Kottkamp

Patricia first came into touch with Pilates in January 2009.


Martin has been active in sports since his youth. He has practised athletics, triathlon, cycling, skiing and football at competitive level. He sought closeness to sports and movement also in his profession – Martin worked for the sports manufacturer Adidas for over twelve years in sports promotion. At the end of 2003 he began Pilates training after surgery in the back. He could experience the effectiveness of this integral training method in his own body. In 2004 Martin began training at the Pilates Academy of Switzerland to become a Pilates personal trainer to teach on the mat and on all apparatus,, and he was certified in 2006. He also acquired extensive knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology at Bio-Medica, a school for western and far-eastern medicine. Martin has been teaching Pilates since 2005 in German and English, working in his own studio –bd pilates studio- since the beginning of 2008.
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