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Three Trees
Pilates Events

Welcome to Three Trees Pilates Events, your premier event planning company for Pilates retreats and workshops. We are dedicated to bringing you the best experience possible.

Our Vancouver Urban Retreat Teachers

Matilda Christensen


Matilda has been teaching Pilates, Movement Education and a variety of different workshops in BC for 20+ years.  She's a Certified Pilates Instructor from TPC, a Pilates Teacher Trainer for PFTC, a Level 2 Franklin Method Educator as well as PMA Certified.  Her approach to teaching the Pilates Method is quite unique due to the influence of her many teachers, the diversity of her education and the countless hours of self exploration and discovery. Her passion for education and a deeper understanding of the body keeps her motivated to stay educated, she is currently working towards her Associate Certificate in Osteopathy.

Ryan McClurg

A sports enthusiast at heart, Ryan McClurg has trained since childhood on his skill and fitness level, participating in various sports such as rugby, dance, wrestling and various martial arts. His first passion however lies in hockey, where he reached the Junior B level. Along with his Classical Pilates Instructor certification, Ryan is also knowledgeable in Pilates Body Rolling and is a certified personal trainer through the BCRPA.


Lori Thompson

Lori has been teach Pilates and group fitness classes for over 30 years. As a teacher of Pilates, a Franklin Method Level 2 educator and her years of experience teaching and practicing meditation, she emphasizes the integration of both the mind and the body and how one indeed impacts and has consequences on the other.

Always a student herself, her teaching practice is constantly evolving and growing.

Lori manages and teaches at her studio, Mindful Movement, in South Surrey. When she's not at the studio, you can find her camping and playing outdoors with her family in beautiful BC.

Debbie Cheong

Osteofit instructor. Master Trainer of Osteofit / Get Up & Go instructors, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, Vancouver BC. ICE Evaluator of Osteofit Instructors, Group Fitness and Aquatic Fitness. Specialist in falls prevention, exercise for bone health and arthritis. Presenter at Health/Fitness conferences. Consultant in development of training courses and continuing education workshops for fitness instructors & Activity Coordinators in care facilities, Master trainer , mentor and evaluator for Carefit facilitators (Fraser Health Authority). Recipient of Sport BC In Her Footsteps Award 2019; BCRPA's Educator of the Year Award 2017; Delta Chamber of Commerce Employee Extraordinaire Award 2013. Osteoporosis Canada's 2012 Community Partners Award, BCRPA Aquatic Instructor of Year 2004.

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