Principal and owner Pulse Pilates Studio
Romana’s Pilates level 3 Instructor
ACE American Council of Exercise
PAA Level 4 Member
Dina started her professional dance career in London in the early 80s, working in television shows and West End theatre productions. In the early 90s, Dina worked at various health clubs in London teaching fitness classes. She also represented the United Kingdom as female individual champion in aerobics at the European aerobics championships, and competed at the World aerobic championships in Las Vegas, positioning 5th.
Dina moved to Los Angeles and completed a Fitness Diploma with the American Council of Exercise. From 1994-96, she taught at Voight Fitness and was a Personal Trainer to some of Hollywood’s biggest stars.
In 1996, Dina moved to Australia and started Pulse Fitness studio on the Gold Coast. In 2000, she began her Pilates certification apprenticeship with what was then known as the New York Pilates Studio. Dina completed her training with Cynthia Lochard and attended seminars with Romana Kryzanowska and her daughter Sari Mejia Santos, at Cynthia Lochard’s Pilates Method Studio.
In 2002, Dina became a certified Pilates instructor and to this day continues to run Pulse Pilates and Fitness, with a focus on educating clients in the Classical Pilates Method.
In 2006, Dina was granted Romana’s Pilates Level 4 instructor trainer status and Pulse Pilates became an affiliate training studio for Romana’s Pilates.
Dina attends and presents regular workshops at Cynthia Lochard’s Pilates Method Studio and travels nationally and internationally to run Romana’s Pilates training seminars throughout Australasia. She has recently been promoted to Romana’s Pilates Level 3 Instructor status.