"A few well-designed movements, properly performed in a balanced sequence, are worth hours of sloppy calisthenics or forced contortion."

-Joseph Pilates

Who am I?

Where do I teach?


@ The Arbutus Club

Tuesdays & Thursdays
Teaching varied equipment classes. Available to be booked for privates.

Club members only.
Contact dtempesta@arbutusclub.com


@ Meridian Pilates

Tuesdays, Wednesdays,

and Fridays
Teaching classes and available to be booked for privates.


West End/Downtown

@ Home studio

Days & hours vary
Private sessions only.  Equipment: Reformer/Cadillac combo and Exo Chair, various props for assists
Book online or contact me

North Vancouver

@ ConnectPilates

Mondays and Wednesdays

Teaching varied equipment classes. Available to be booked for privates. 

Book Online via button below


BASI comprehensively certified, Nationally Certified Pilates Teacher, 

Specialist in Pilates-based education for Neurological Conditions

A former Olympic athlete, Tamsen teaches Pilates for those who wish a deeper understanding of their movement potential. Combining her experience of being trained in a high-performance environment with the technical precision of the Pilates method allows Tamsen to vary her approach in conveying concepts of movement and body connections to her students.


Comprehensively certified by Body Arts and Sciences Institute (BASI) and professionally certified through the National Pilates Certification Program (NPCP), Tamsen is continuously updating her education to be a stronger advocate of pain science, movement optimism, and inclusive participation for all.


Tamsen believes movement requires the whole system working efficiently and short periods of deliberate practice done consistently can change everything.

"Not only is health a normal condition, but it is our duty to not only attain it but to maintain it."

Joseph Pilates


May 8, 2020

Agency; using the mind

May 3, 2019

5-week foundational mat series

March 12, 2019

The case for becoming a Physio

December 31, 2018

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