Buddha Babes founder is Liana Quach, pre and post natal fitness trainer, Pilates instructor and Yoga teacher. Liana is passionate about working with pregnant women and mothers; helping them to live happier and healthier lives through movement and mindfulness. Moving our bodies is essential for both physical and emotional wellbeing, particularly important during the child bearing years.
"As a mother of two children, I know firsthand the importance of staying fit and healthy during pregnancy. I also understand the challenges and can be a great support for you on your special journey. You are free to move in a supportive environment and know that you are performing safe and effective exercises. Pregnancy is a time for nurturing but it is also a time to make your health a priority."
Liana's qualifications include:
Certificate III & IV Fitness, Global Fitness Institute
Pre and post natal fitness, Preggibellies
Mat Pilates, Studio Pilates
Reformer Pilates, Roman Pilates
Pregnant and post-natal training for personal trainers, Mishfit
EVEolution post-natal training, Mishfit
Yoga Teacher training 200 hours, Yoga Flame
Liana is a regular attendee of FILEX, the national fitness convention and the Women's Health and Fitness Summit. She is registered with Fitness Australia and has up to date First Aid and CPR
Silvia, originally a Kiwi has made Melbourne her home over the last 8 years. Having worked in the fitness industry for over a decade ranging in roles from customer service, personal training to group fitness including Pilates and Yoga, what she loves most is witnessing the changes and transformations in people. Her most recent accomplishment is her little girl, Jade. Silvia’s journey through pregnancy, delivery and navigating motherhood has inspired her to work closer with women walking the same path to empower them to be strong, both physically and mentally. Silvia was active doing Pilates and other forms of exercises throughout her whole pregnancy and she wants to help you do the same.
Silvia teaches prenatal Pilates at My Midwives on Tuesday evenings.
Silvia’s qualifications include:
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (exercise science) Aukland University of technology
Ashtanga Yoga Teacher Training, RYT 200 hours, Yoga Hut
KX Dynamic Reformer Pilates (Master Trainer)
Mat Pilates, Level 1 and 2, Positive Action Pilates
Pilates Principals for Fitness Professionals (Mat Pilates Level 1 and 2)
Pre-Post Natal exercise Certification, Fitness Institute Australia
Silvia also has certifications for kettlebells, TRX training, thump boxing, cycling and so much more. She is registered with Fitness Australia and has up to date First Aid and CPR