PAA Conference 2019 Feature

Studio Owner's Panel Discussion - Meet the Panel

PAA Conference 2019
5.30pm Saturday 14 September

Join us as Ingrid Thomson from Healthy Numbers facilitates a panel discussion on the issues facing studio owners. Hear different perspectives from panelists across various sectors of Pilates and related industries.

What are your most pressing issues?  Bring your questions and let’s discover what we can learn from each other!


Chair: Ingrid Thompson, Healthy Numbers.
Ingrid is the author of So You Want to Start a Business, and is also an educator and business mentor and coach with a particular interest in, and passion for, Pilates studio businesses.


David Gunther, Owner and Director of Pilates Can.
David has held various positions in sports administration, health promotion and business development in the first half of his career. Later, he began specialising in Pilates from their Canberra home-based studio, which developed into Pilates Can.

Shamus Breen, Managing Director of the Australian Affinity office of BMS Group.
With over 20 years of industry experience Shamus has held senior roles at two of the major international insurance brokers in the affinity and healthcare sectors.

Lucas Hewlett, Director of Redchip.
Lucas is a multi-disciplinary lawyer with extensive experience assisting businesses in the health and fitness arena, with clients including Pilates studio and gyms owners.

Minna Salmesvuo, Director of Social Media Tribe.
Minna is a Social Media Marketing Strategist with a passion for helping big and small businesses define their core message and relay it to their target audience.


To add the Panel Discussion to an existing booking:

1. Use the same email address as your original booking to prefill the form
2. Goto STEP 3: OPTIONAL ITEMS and select the Meet Greet Shop
3. Goto STEP 4: SUMMARY & PAYMENT to pay.