Desiree Barber

Desiree is an exceptional member of our team, widely recognized as a top-tier Pilates Instructor. She joined us in April 2011, bringing a rich tapestry of experience and a distinctive set of skills. Her journey in Pilates began in the world of dance and ballet, where she achieved the prestigious Australian Ballet level. This background paved the way for her extensive qualifications, including Certificate III in Fitness Training, Certificate III and IV in Personal Training, and Level 3 Pilates in various disciplines from the Pilates Institute of Australasia, obtained by 1998.

Her comprehensive training allows Desiree to integrate her skills effectively into the treatment plans for clients at Physio & Fitness, consistently producing remarkable outcomes. Notably, Desiree possesses a keen ability to identify and address ailments through careful observation of movement, tailoring Pilates and exercise programs to alleviate these issues. She consistently garners glowing reviews for her professionalism, dedication, expertise, and the tangible results she delivers. Desiree offers both group classes and personalized one-on-one sessions, catering to a diverse range of client needs.

A word from our clients


“Desiree you are amazing, thank you for your introduction to Pilates.”

Michelle Metcalfe

I recently had an assessment with Larissa. Her knowledge, care and professionalism was outstanding. I can’t recommend her enough…

Robyn Batkines

Our highly trained and skilled Physiotherapists offer our valued clients treatment to cater to their individual needs and requirements. No complaint is too big or small. Try us now!

Contact Us

96 Glenlyon Street
Gladstone QLD Australia 4680
07 4972 3244
Reception opening hours:
Mon-Thu 8.00am – 6.30pm
Fri 8.00am – 5.00pm
Sat 8.00am – 12.00pm
Gym opening hours with key fob:
Mon-Thu 5.30am – 7.00pm
Fri 5.30am – 5.30pm
Sat 8.00am – 12.00pm

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