Bettina started her professional career as a classically trained dancer with the Bavarian State Opera Ballet Company in Munich and danced in all the major Ballet Productions .
After retiring from dancing she trained and worked as a Personal Trainer in the UK, Germany and Australia.
Here in Melbourne Bettina worked at the VCA as a Movement and Stagecraft Coach and Lecturer for the Opera Masterclass course. She also choreographed and directed a number of Operas for Melbourne Opera Company.
In 2011 Bettina qualified as a Level Two Pilates Instructor and has taught since at Physicalmind Studio in Malvern East a variety of clients including guiding clients with strokes , Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s Disease. In 2017 she had the Privilege to join the team at Cath and Grant‘s Studio in Fairfield.
Bettina continues to teach young dancers and athletes, enjoys the many challenges of the human body and to witness how the principles of the Pilates Method has so much to offer to everybody.
Bettina's involvement with dancers continues as she teaches classical ballet to students from ages 7 to 18 at the Stonnington School of Dance.
To Bettina it is a fascinating and ever challenging journey which keeps her inspired and very busy.