Master Trainer
Dawnna Wayburne

Since 1973 Dawnna has trained intensively in the Pilates field and has, over the years, worked with master teachers of universal repute some of whom worked with Joseph Pilates himself. Dawnna was the first to set up a combined GYROTONIC® and Pilates exercise studio in Asia and the success of her programme can be directly related to her ability to develop and maintain high instructor standards and the fact that she has been able to bring together such a variety of training techniques to create a unique exercise environment from which clients and students alike benefit greatly.

Dawnna is the Education Director of Polestar Pilates Asia Inc., the Asian Licensee and a Principal Educator for the Polestar Pilates® Education LLC, based in Miami Florida, world leaders in the field of Pilates instructor training for fitness and rehabilitation professionals. She spends a considerable part of her time conducting in-house and external instructor training programmes in Hong Kong and other cities in Asia.

In the field of GYROTONIC® methodology, Dawnna has trained under the personal tutelage of Juliu Horvath, founder of the GYROTONIC® exercise method at his White Cloud studio in New York as well in other locations in Europe. She attained Masters Level 1 status in July 2000 and Level 2 in 2002.

In 2005 Dawnna became one of only a handful of Authorized Master Trainers world wide and, as well as being a GYROKINESIS® Master Trainer, a certified Master Trainer of all GYROTONIC® Specialized Equipment, is permitted by Juliu Horvath to assist in the certification of future Master Trainers as well as in the Certification of Level One students. In 2010, Dawnna was given the special status of teaching  the GYROTONIC® Level 2 series . 

A true movement and training specialist, Dawnna attends seminars and courses in the fields of Pilates, GYROTONIC® and other mind-body exercise methods on a regular basis all over the world.