Rachel Luquet

Qualified physical therapist and Qualified Pilates instructor

Curriculum Vitae

Qualified physical therapist, diploma 1999

Qualified Pilates instructor – Mat-Expert, diploma 2006

MOT-certificate 2009 (manual osteopathical technics)
Cranio-Sacral: in training

Qualified Rehabilitation-Pilates-instructor on the mat and with devices, diploma 2014

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Neurodevelopmental Treatment (NDT) Bobath, University of Applied Sciences Berne 2015

Kundalini Yoga for children Teacher Training with Siri Gopal Kaur / Sonnenkindyoga, Frankfurt / Konstanz (Germany) 2015-2016            

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Level 1 with Sara Campbell, Sinai (Egypt) andAmrit Nam Sarovar, Le Martinet (France) 2016-2017

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training Level 2 with Hargobind Singh / Imagine Academy, Zurich 2017-2018

Kundalini Yoga Teacher Training with Sadhana Singh, Waldzell Institut, Seeschau-Erlenbach 2017-2019

Member of the Swiss Association of Physical Therapists SPV since 2004

Pilates Mat Class IFAS 2004-2006, Polestar 2006, K. Schmid 2011

PMA-Contrology 2013

Pilates Mat – Reformer – Cadillac – Chair according to Polestar und K. Schmid 2011-2014

Pilates Rehabilitation according to Polestar 2008-2012 und K. Schmid 2011-2012

Pilates postnatal recovery according to K. Schmid 2014

Yoga postnatal recovery according to K. Schmid 2015


Professional career


Opening of L'Atelier-Physio-Pilates-Bobath, May 2016

Freelance physical therapist for children at Stiftung Bühl (20%), Wädenswil / ZH, August 2018

Freelancer Pilates-Trainer in Pilateshaus Zürich, May 2016 - April 2018

Independent physical therapist for children (40-50%) at Johannes-School in Küsnacht ZH, August 2012 - March 2017

Independent physical therapist and Pilates-instructor (40-60%) at Studio K. Schmid in Mühle Tiefenbrunnen Zürich in collaboration with Dr. Aviram Bodnar, Praxis for Chiropractic Zürich-Enge, June 2011 – April 2016

Pilates-Personaltrainer, postnatal recovery, Mat Class courses, Rehabilitation-Pilates, i.a. with Reformer, Cadillac, Chair, Spine Corrector, mat, roll, Magic Circle, toning ball

Physical therapy – coaching – prevention – rehabilitation; physical therapy in the medicinal areas of surgery, gynecology, inner medicine, neurology, orthopedics, rheumatology, geriatrics, pediatrics and sport-rehabilitation

Independent physical therapist in the Praxis Salzmann, Zürich, in collaboration with four rheumatologists (Dr. J. Fritschy, Dr. C. Reich, Dr. M. Ziehmann, Dr. H. Trost) and an acupuncturist (T. Stigelin) and an osteopath (T. Holverda) from January 2011 – July 2012


2010: Dr. med. H. Trost, Medizinische Kräftigungstherapie, Kieser Training, Zürich, physical therapy in all medicinal areas, advice and test on MedX LE + CE, Pilates-Personal-Training

2009: EOP – Elements of Performance, Zürich: Sport-rehabilitation and physical therapy in all medicinal areas, physical therapy for the ballet dancers of Opernhaus Zürich (July – December)

2008 – 2009: move>med, Swiss Sports Medical Center at Klinik Hirslanden, Zürich; sport-rehabilitation and responsible for the Pilates-Method

2004 – 2008: Physiofit Bosshard, Turbenthal, physical therapy in all medicinal areas and especially in geriatrics, Pilates courses, Personal training

2004: Luzerner Höhenklinik in Crans Montana, physical therapist

2003 – 2004: Carlton Beach Hotel, Scheveningen, Den Haag: independent physical therapist and medicinal massage

2003: Sekem-Farm, Kairo: physical therapist an student in Eurythmy

2000 – 2003: Cornelia Tanner-Bräm, Physiotherapiepraxis, IPFNA-Instructor, Basel: Collaboration with Reha Basel, treatments at home, physical therapy in all medicinal areas an especially in neurology

1997: internship (one month, June) at Clinique du Sport, Paris

1995: internship (three months June-August) at Tropenklinik, Tübingen