Strand Studio has been located in Parnell since 1997 and was one of
the first fully equipped Pilates studios in Auckland.
A world away from conventional gyms...
At Strand Studio you will find a small group of people exercising individually, performing precise movements tailored to their personal needs. Boutique, light and airy the studio space is filled with a sense of calm.
Brenda’s long association with Pilates began in the UK in 1986. After experimenting with many forms of exercise she discovered Pilates. She began her training in 1995 under the guidance of Alan Herdman who pioneered Pilates in the UK. Alan worked intensively with the original assistants of Joseph Pilates; Carola Trier and Robert Fitzgerald, opening the first Pilates Studio in London in 1970. On returning to NZ, Brenda founded her own studio and has been based in Parnell since 1997.