About Ed Botha
Primary Teacher Training:
Ed has been teaching Pilates for 9 years representing the BASI Pilates®
training program. In recent years he has joined the team at BASI Pilates® as a Junior Faculty member teaching the Comprehensive Teacher Training Course in his home town of Cape Town, South Africa as well as Japan, China, and Indonesia.
Ed has always enjoyed athletics and brings a great depth of knowledge about fitness with him to Pilates Anytime. Prior to taking up his Pilates practice Ed was a Martial Arts instructor and a certified personal fitness trainer from the Exercise Teachers Academy in Cape Town. More recently, Ed has become a certified Russian Kettlebells trainer and an avid boxer.
Ed has a passionate interest in movement sciences and dedicates his time to furthering his knowledge within this field. In 2005, Ed spent the year working with BASI, and the AASFP, teaching and developing Pilates programs in Beijing, China. His innate passion, combined with his training in Martial Arts, Pilates, Boxing and general fitness demonstrate Ed's natural tendency to follow and support the legacy of Joseph PIlates.
In addition to owning their own Pilates studio edb Pilates
, Ed and his wife Tamzyn are also co-owners of The Armoury Boxing Club
, a premiere boxing gym in Cape Town.