Patricia was always passionate about sports and she started at the age of 4 with artistic Gymnastics - 1979 and Swimming Squads 1984 1980-1985 • Portuguese REGIONAL and NATIONAL Champion ARTYSTIC Gymnastics • National Champion Roller Hockey • 5 times Regional Champion Roller Hockey • 1 st Runner Up National Sports Aerobics Championships Portugal 1994 • 1st Runner Up National Sports Aerobics Championships Portugal 1995 • 1st Runner Up National Sports Aerobics Championships Portugal 1996 • High school certificate in sports and sciences 1991 1992-1998 • Exercise physiology degree by University of human kinetics – Lisbon Portugal • Aerobic Professional Instructor by CEFAD - Portugal 1994 • Aerobic Instructor Certificate by ORTHOS -SPAIN 1994 • Aero classic Trainer by Guillermo Vega (Argentina) 1995 • Presenter I International Fitness Convention PJC (Lisbon 1997) • Individual National Champion Portugal in Sports aerobics 1995 • Individual National Champion Portugal in Sports aerobics 1996 • Individual National Champion Portugal Sports aerobics 1998 • Holland World Championships - 39th 1998 • ITALY WORLD Championships 1999 - 19Th • FRANCE World Series- 2000 -17th • Special guest I International Sports Aerobics seminar (Portuguese Gymnastics federation) 2000 • Presenter at the TV Show “BEACH GAMES” SIC Channel Portugal By Joao Lagos Sport (2000-2001) • Presenter at International Youth Day Master class Lisbon 2000 • Presenter at “Lisbon Youth Games “ by Lisbon Handball Association 2000 • Special guest at the TV show “ Maria Elisa – Food restrictions “1999 • Special guest at the TV show “Public Friend – Julio Isidro “ 2000 • Certified Coach “ Sports Aerobics Gymnastics “ by Portuguese Gymnastics Federation - 1998 • Certification in Fit club (Water world/ aero kids/ Kids Programming) By Reebok Centre Portugal 1998 (Chris Watson) • Certification “Fitness Professionals “ by European Sports Association In association with Spanish Aerobic Monitors Association • Seminar “Exhaled Breath Analysis” – University of Human Kinetics by Professor Themudo Barata Lisbon 1999 • Seminar in “ Weight Control and Secondary Effects “ – Lisbon 1999 University of Human Kinetics by Prof. Themudo Barata • Seminar “Physical activity in Specific Populations – Children and adolescents “- University of human Kinetics –Lisbon 1999 • Certification in “Hydro gymnastics for the elder population & Aquatic environment for Babies” by Reebok Centre Portugal 1998 • Guest Gymnast at “Food and Injury prevention for Young Athletes “ (Portuguese Gymnastics Federation 2001) • Certification in Sports massage By Manz Fitness International Convention (Prof. Rita Cantanhede & Barbara Luz) • Certification Reebok CORE Trainer by Reebok International • Certified SCHWINN INDOOR CYCLING TRAINER 2001 by Schwinn Fitness Academy ( Europe ) • BODY PUMP TRAINER by Les Mills Body training systems 2001 • BODY COMBAT TRAINER by Les Mills Body training systems 2000 • BODY ATTACK TRAINER by Les Mills Body Training Systems 2002 • Certification Authentic Pilates by Romana Kryzanowska & Sari Santo By Authentic Pilates Studio Brazil 2004 • • Certification Pilates Modern to Evolved Program with Master teachers Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt Continuing Education Seminar- Lisbon 1 to 13 December 2007 • ACSM PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFIED 2002 • TRX Suspension Trainer by Fitness anywhere USA 2011 Patricia’s experienced skills took her to work in the most renowned Health clubs ion Lisbon like CLUB VII, Mr. WILSON and MEGACRAQUE CLUB, where she worked as an aerobics, step and BTS instructor, as well as a Personal Trainer since 1992, allowing her to “share the stage “ with big names of the Fitness industry and sports like the MTB World Champion Pedro Maia, that alongside with Patricia ‘s partner, Psychologist and Personal trainer Bruno Anjos, took a big part in her return to competitive sports, this time, Mountain Bike cross country 24 h competitions. • Portugal Open XCR 12h competition – 1st Runner up 2010 • Portugal Open XCR 24h competition – 1st runner up 2010 Patricia and her team take continuous education seriously, and for Classical Pilates Instructors, this is Mandatory (twice a year). Some examples of these are: • Pilates Continuing education Seminar at Pilates International Convention 6,7 and 8 August, Brazil 2004 • Pilates Continuing Education Seminar by Romana’s Pilates Paris, France 2005 • Pilates Continuing Education Seminar by Master teachers Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt Viena, Austria 11, 12 November 2006 • Pilates Continuing Education Workshop 15 hours by Master Teachers Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt Lisbon, Portugal 8, 9, 10, 11 July 2010 • Pilates Continuing Education Workshop 15 hours master Teachers Michael Fritzke and Ton Voogt Lisbon 16, 17 July 2011 • Pilates Core Band by Master Teacher Kathy Corey Lisbon, Portugal, 16, 17 July 2011 Patrícia returned to Portugal after her Classical Pilates certification, in order to open her own studio – Fluid Pilates Studio in 2004. In 2012 her partners job offer, brought the family to Australia, where she started Pilates and Beyond. Part of Romana’s Pilates and Pilates alliance Australasia, Patricia has formed alliance with Dina Matty and her team, and is preparing to expand.