Our Team

Sammy McNamee

Sammy founder of Oak Pilates completed her Pilates Qualification in the USA in 2012, prior to completing her qualification she experienced the benefit of Pilates firsthand which helped with her chronic back pain at a young age and rehabbing her shoulders after many years of competitive swimming.

After working in the USA Sammy decided to move back to Perth and pursue her dreams of opening her own Pilates Studio.  She loves seeing her clients achieve their goals and will never fail in continuing to make sure that there is always another goal in line to achieve through your Pilates practice.

After 8 years of experience as a Pilates Instructor, Sammy will continue to try her hardest to get your sweat on in any session from cardio to slow teasing controlled movements.

She loves seeing how the human body moves differently with each client that walks through the doors at Oak Pilates and loves the challenge of helping each individual with what they are looking to achieve.

Kayleen Russell

Kayleen grew up in a country town where she was always involved in sports. Throughout her school years, she decided that she wanted to go into the Health and Fitness Industry which led her to study for a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science.

During her degree is where Kayleen discovered her love for Pilates. Throughout her three years of study, she participated in regular Pilates classes, and in her final years of study, she then decided she would go on to complete her Certificate in Mat and Reformer Pilates.

She has always loved helping others, whether it's been through her studies or with friends and family. From all of her experiences through health, fitness, and continuing to help people, these attributes have helped shape the person Kayleen is today.

At Oak Pilates, Kayleen comes in excited every day to get out and share her love and knowledge for Pilates with all of our Clients.

Tori O’Meara

Tori grew up in the small Western Australian town, of Dongara before moving to Perth to complete her undergraduate Physiotherapy qualification at Curtin University in 2014.

Her strong passion for health and fitness and heavy involvement in sport whilst growing up in the country led her to Physiotherapy as a career choice. Since graduating Tori has worked within both hospitals inpatient care and private practice settings. During her time as a Physiotherapist, Tori has developed a strong passion for Clinical Pilates.

Tori finds Pilates to be a highly beneficial form of exercise not only for general fitness but for the treatment, management, and prevention of a wide range of musculoskeletal and other conditions, due to its low impact nature and ability to individually tailor exercise prescription.

Working clinically, Tori has a keen interest in Women’s Health, exercise rehabilitation, and sports injury management. Tori thoroughly enjoys helping and working alongside her clients to achieve their goals and improve their quality of life.

She likes to use a holistic and evidence-based approach that prioritizes optimizing health, well-being, and function for her clients. She wholeheartedly believes that “exercise and
movement is medicine”.

In her spare time, Tori loves to move her body through Pilates, Lagree, and
gym workouts. She is also a massive foodie and loves to travel, read, and spend time in nature and with friends and family.

Jade MacDonald-Razvi

Jade completed five years of study at Edith Cowan University to become a Soft Tissue specialized Occupational Therapist. She has had experience in spinal rehabilitation, health promotion & vocational rehabilitation. Jade works with multiple Elite athletes, dance academies and sporting teams with injury prevention, pain management and soft tissue therapy to allow for optimal performance.

Jade was introduced to Pilates after a severe back injury due to competitive sports, throughout that rehabilitation process she discovered the way Pilates can change and enhance the body.

Jade will work with a holistic approach to rehabilitation, treatment and pain management and believes that the mind and body are interchangeable. One cannot perform optimally if the other is lacking.

She loves being involved in such a beautiful community at Oak pilates and is excited to help others discover the importance of movement.

Olivia Gross

Olivia grew up in Torquay, Victoria and was always doing sport! From a young age she did athletics and gymnastics before finding her passion for pole vault.

Liv has been pole vaulting for 7 years, In 2021 she qualified for the Australian U20 world team which also got her a scholarship at the Western Australia institute of sport (WAIS).

In late 2021 she moved over to Perth by herself at 18 years old to join WAIS and now trains and lives in Perth. Liv first found her passion for Pilates when she was referred to join in order to rehab a serious back injury.

After going to classes for a few years and falling in love with the movement of Pilates she decided to do her mat and reformer course.

She is really passionate about living life to the fullest and being grateful for the amazing things life has to offer

Grace Kenyon

Grace is a certified Personal Trainer, pre- and post-natal fitness coach, Pilates Instructor, full-spectrum doula, business owner, and gym manager.

She is absolutely obsessed with coaching movement in a variety of ways and guiding people to find their groove in fitness and health, which is one of the many reasons she loves teaching Pilates.

Grace runs Thrive Coaching, a 100% female-focused community of women getting stronger and fitter and working on loving themselves a bit more every day, she also runs Thrive Birth Coaching, where she works with pregnant and postpartum women to strengthen the deep core and pelvic floor muscles before and after birth. Grace specializes in delivering pregnancy-safe bodywork sessions involving a hybrid of Pilates, yoga, assisted stretching, and gentle massage.

Grace says "I love to support and work with people with all kinds of goals, including performance-based, fitness, health, mindset, weight loss, and aesthetic-based goals". Grace is really passionate about guiding her clients to discover ways of movement to make THEM feel happy and strong.

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