Deniz van Gennip started BASI Pilates CCTC Programme in 2015 while she was studying Contemporary Dance at MSGSU in Istanbul. She got her certificate in 2017 and opened her Change with Pilates Studio in Istanbul. From 2015 on, she has been teaching Pilates and spreading the love for Pilates in Istanbul & Paris.


Currently, she is running Change with Pilates Studio in Amsterdam from 2020 on.


Next to teaching Pilates, she is mentoring Pilates teachers in two phases: before becoming a teacher & after getting the certificate.


She is mentoring BASI Pilates teachers for upcoming exams all over the world via Online sessions. And after getting the certificate, she is guiding teachers how to start a business, how to run a place, how to find clients, how to specialize in Pilates, how to make your own social media & marketing, how to design your website, how to manage online booking & payment system, how to decide your prices, how to keep your students in the long term. Basically everything you need to learn and exercise how to earn money with your Pilates education in your studio and online. 


Deniz believes that being a good teacher is always being a student. 

BASI Pilates Training Portfolio:

  • Pilates Through Pregnancy and Beyond
  • Pilates for Osteoporosis
  • Enhancing Athletic Performance
  • Powerhouse of Shoulder
  • Hip Joint Exploration
  • Neck Problems
  • Pilates for Kids
  • Pilates with Foam Roller
  • Stretching within Strengthening
  • Tactile Cueing
  • Six Pack Pilates

Scolio-Pilates Certified by Karena Thek:

  • Module 1
  • Module 2
  • Module 3 | September 2022