Isabelle Vialle



isabelleIsabelle was born on April 27, 1967 and since an early age, she has done sports such as: gymnastics, volleyball, basketball, handball and even football. Later, she did french boxing and played squash competitively. She started bodybuilding, powerlifting and weightlifting at the age of 17.  In 1994, she graduated with a state certificate from CREPS Vichy (France) and in 1995; she attended “Fitness Training” with a group of international instructors. From 1995 to 2002 she was the manager at the “Forme Centre” in Lyon, where she developed fitness activities, including specific courses for seniors.


In 2002, she did her first Pilates training in France (Pilates Institute) and in 2005, she started her teacher training certification with the Swissbody® Pilates Academy. She has followed many workshops with the continuing education at the Swissbody® Academy including courses given by Master Pilates instructors such as Susan Pepper Arena, Lolita San Miguel, Brent Anderson and Markus Siegenthaler and she has also studied anatomy courses with Eric Franklin and Bertrand Reason at the Swissbody® studios. She has been practicing the Ehrenfried method or Holistic Gymnastics since 2012.  Between 2008 and 2013, she often gave Pilates initiation teacher training courses and also taught courses for gym teachers specialising in physical preparation and muscular re-enforcement in many parts of France such as the Rhône, Drôme, Lozère etc. Isabelle believes that the Swissbody® Pilates method has enabled her to adapt how she can train a person whether he or she has physical difficulties or is in great shape. This adjustment has a direct psychological impact on the person’s sense of well-being and contributes to a healthier lifestyle.

Isabelle speaks French and English.


The Swissbody® Pilates Academy

Whether you are a passionate Pilates student interested in mastering the art of teaching, or already a Pilates or movement science instructor, dance teacher, sports coach or physiotherapist seeking to advance and perfect your knowledge and fine tune your teaching skills, Swissbody® can provide you with a programme encompassing beginner through to advanced level teacher training as well as a broad range of continuing education courses to help you become an inspiring, accomplished and responsible instructor.