Desiree Barber

Desiree is a one-of-a-kind addition to our team, and is regarded as one of the best Pilates Instructors out there. Having started with us in April 2011, she adds a wealth of experience and a unique skill set to the team.

Desiree is background in dance and ballet, reaching the Australian Ballet level, was where she was first introduced to Pilates. By 1998 Desiree had completed her Certificate III in Fitness Training, Certificate III and IV in Personal Training and Level 3 Pilates floor, fitball, theraband, Trapeze and Reformer at the Pilates Institute of Australasia. This vast array of qualifications has enabled Desiree to obtain skills that can be incorporated closely into the treatment regimes of clients at Physio & Fitness, with amazing results.

Desiree has an uncanny ability to determine ailments a person may have just by observing their movements, and then adapt a Pilates and exercise program in order to correct those ailments. Desiree constantly receives outstanding reviews about her professionalism, care, skill level and results. Desiree offers group class sessions as well as individualised one on one sessions.

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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