Canan Cemali

Fitkon Academy Master Instructor

Canan Cemali is a graduate of Galatasaray High School and University of Rennes in Political Science. He played gymnastics at ENKA during his primary school years and basketball at Galatasaray High School and Ortaköy Sports Club during his high school years.

His acquaintance with Pilates took place during the recovery period after the neck hernia surgery. Having studied classical ballet with Ayşe Sun for 4 years, Canan completed her first Pilates training in 2009 with Judy Orlandella Ataman. In 2010, she completed 200 hours of Yoga Instructor with Zeynep Aksoy. He transferred to the Stott Pilates School in 2011 and became a fully certified instructor of this institution in 2013. Canan, who became the Turkey Master Trainer of the same school in 2015, started to train Pilates trainers. He completed the Total Barre training in the same year and the trainer training program of this system in 2017.

In 2019, Dr. He completed the transition programs of Fitkon Academy developed by Nahit Baylan and became a Pilates Master trainer. Canan Cemali, who has been giving Pilates training in the Turkish Gymnastics Federation since 2017, is one of the founding partners of Taxim Pilates, Flex Pilates and Turkey’s first online Pilates Studio Interested in yoga, kitesurfing and water skiing, Canan also teaches in English and French.


  • Fitkon Academy Coteaching Temel Mat Pilates Eğitimi, Nahit Baylan, 2019
  • Fitkon Academy Coteaching 1-2 Seviye Cadillac Eğitimi, Nahit Baylan, 2019
  • Fitkon Academy Coteaching Temel Reformer Eğitimi, Nahit Baylan 2019
  • Fitkon Academy Coteaching 1. Seviye Chair&Barrel Eğitimi, Nahit Baylan, 2020 
  • Pilates Method Alliance Matwork Level 1-2, Judy Orlandella Ataman 2009
  • Pilates Method Alliance Reformer Level 1-2, Judy Orlandella Ataman 2009
  • Pilates Method Alliance Tower Level 1-2, Judy Orlandella Ataman, 2009
  • Temel Yoga Hocalığı Eğitimi, Zeynep Aksoy, 2010 
  • Stott Pilates Comprehensive Matwork, Marcela Bragagnolo 2011
  • Stott Pilates Advanced Matwork, Amy Van Dooremalen 2011
  • Stott Pilates Comprehensive Reformer, Amanda Fletcher 2011 
  • Stott Pilates Comprehensive Cadillac, Jennifer Dahl 2011 
  • Stott Pilates Advanced Cadillac, Jennifer Dahl 2011
  • Stott Pilates Comprehensive Stability Chair, Amy Van Dooremalen, 2011 
  • Stott Pilates Advanced Stability Chair, Amy Van Dooremalen, 2011
  • Stott Pilates Comprehensive Barrels, Tim Fleisher, 2012
  • Stott Pilates Advanced Barrels, Tim Fleisher, 2012
  • Stott Pilates Injuries and Special Populations, Tim Fleisher, 2012
  • Stott Pilates Advanced Reformer, Jennifer Dahl, 2012 
  • Stott Pilates Full Certified Instructor, Jennifer Dahl, 2013 
  • Stott Pilates Matwork and Reformer Instructor Trainer, Leslie Wall, Adriana Rotella 2015 Canada
  • Stott Pilates Matwork Coteaching with Adriana Rotella, 2015
  • Total Barre Training, Moira Merrithew, 2015
  • TRX Suspension Training, Can Bayık 2015
  • Stott Pilates Reformer Coteaching with Tim Fleisher, 2016
  • Total Barre Teacher Training, Jennifer Dahl, 2017
  • Türkiye Cimnastik Federasyonu 1. Kademe Pilates Antrenörü, 2017
  • Türkiye Cimnastik Federasyonu 2. Kademe Pilates Antrenörü, 2018

Seminars and courses

  • Hamile Pilates, Judy Orlandella Ataman
  • Pilates Props, Judy Orlandella Ataman
  • Anatomy, Balanced Body, Taha Erpulat
  • Skolyozlular için Pilates, Elizabeth Larkam
  • Spine Corrector, Tracey Mallet
  • Atletik Öğrenciler için Mat Egzersizleri, Tracey Mallet
  • Jump Board Interval Training Level 1-2, Jennifer Dahl
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Mat Level 3, Leslie Wall
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Arc Barrel, Leslie Wall
  • Athletic Conditioning on the Mat Level 1, Amy Van Dooremalen
  • Fitness Circle Challenge, Amy Van Dooremalen 
  • Pilates Anatomy, Jennifer Dahl
  • Optimization of theShoulder Complex, Jennifer Dahl
  • The Knee Stability&Function, Jennifer Dahl
  • Reformer, Padded Platform Extender, Jennifer Dahl
  • Scoliosis Management, Jennifer Dahl
  • Zenga Power&Strenght, Jennifer Dahl
  • Vinyasa on the Reformer, Jennifer Dahl
  • Prenatal Pilates on the Reformer and Cadillac, Jennifer Dahl 
  • Zenga on the Chair, Moira Merrithew
  • Anatomy in Three Dimensions, Uzm. Dr. Işık Akgöl 
  • Fascial release with mini Stability Ball, Kim Kraushar
  • Reformer for Olderly Adults, Laureen DuBeau
  • Flow on the Arc Barrel, Laureen DuBeau
  • Total Barre for Olderly Adults, Moira Merrithew 
  • Halo Training, Wayne Seeto
  • Postural Analysis, Wayne Seeto
  • Flow on the Stability Chair, Jeff Ong
  • Sakroiliak Eklem Miyofasyal Stateji, Alp Ertung
  • Faysal Sistem, Alp Ertun
Canan Cemali