About Natasja Barnard
Primary Teacher Training:
Natasja (Tash) Barnard embarked on a career in Pilates after graduating with honors in the Cecchetti Ballet and IDTA Modern Dance methods in 2000. Tash studied the BASI Pilates®
method directly under Rael Isacowitz
and was qualified as a BASI Instructor in 2001.
For six years, Tash experienced the power of BASI worldwide, working in London, Dubai, Austria and, most recently, Hong Kong, before returning to her home country, South Africa. She became a member of the BASI Faculty while in Hong Kong and has been a teaching workshops and courses for BASI SA (South Africa) ever since.
Tash works closely with her husband, Andre, who is a Chiropractor. They live in Ballito, Kwa Zulu Natal, where she runs her private studio named Absolute Pilates.