Founder: LayYong Ooi

– Co-Founder, Pilates BodyTree®
– Co-Founder and Managing Director, BodyTree Gymnastic Strength Training
– BodyTree Academy Faculty
– Fletcher Pilates® Adjunct Faculty (2009-2014)
– Pilates Method Alliance (PMA®) Certified Pilates Teacher
– Fletcher Pilates® Professional Teacher
– Passing the Torch™, BASI Pilates
– Presenter at Asian Fitness Convention, Pattaya, Thailand (2012)
– Presenter at International Association for Dance Medicine & Science, Singapore (2012)

LayYong has been practicing and teaching Pilates for over ten years and she is the co-founder of Pilates BodyTree® (Singapore). She was introduced to Pilates in early 2000 and after becoming a qualified Pilates teacher she continues her education with teachers in various fields of movement and exercise regimes.

She specializes in working with high powered executives in their forties to regain their energy to stay at peak performance and enjoy the fun activities they missed out on while busy building their careers. She has a keen interest in understanding the human body in movement and she is active in different types of movements. She is known for her sound knowledge of human anatomy and muscle structure and hence is able to craft movements that helps strengthen and mobilize parts of the body to help manage or avoid aches and pain.

LayYong is also a co-founder of BodyTree Academy that offers teacher training and continuing education for fitness professionals in South East Asia. BodyTree Academy has been offering an internationally recognized Pilates teacher training program in Singapore since 2008, with students coming from various parts of Asia, including Indonesia, The Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong and Korea.

LayYong is passionate about helping people stay healthy and enjoy life’s pleasures without physical pain. She believes the quality of our movement is synonymous with our quality of life. She lives by the motto – Movement is Life. Life is Movement.