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Meet Ella Wong

Your Guide to a Balanced Body and Mind

Led by founder and principal instructor Ella Wong, CORE Tara is driven by a deep passion for the functional and aesthetic benefits that movement brings to the human form. With over 10 years of experience and expertise in Pilates, Ella’s teaching style is known for its warmth, supportiveness, attention to form and encouragement.

A Modern Approach to Pilates

Ella’s highly personalised programming combined with in-depth technical knowledge sets CORE Tara apart. Experience a modern approach to Pilates that is not only engaging but also highly effective in achieving your wellness goals. We believe that every body is unique, and our tailored programs will help you achieve balance, strength, and flexibility both physically and mentally.

Your Wellbeing is Our Priority

At CORE Tara, we place our clients and members at the forefront of everything we do. Our mission is to make a meaningful impact on both your mind and body. We create an inclusive environment where you feel supported and empowered throughout your journey towards optimal health and well-being. Take a tour of our virtual studio and come meet us in the CORE Tara community.

About CORE Tara

What is in the name?

Unleash your inner strength with CORE

We focus on functional Pilates classes that go beyond physicality. Our classes are designed to strengthen your core, improve flexibility, and enhance overall well-being. By tapping into the power of your core, you'll unlock a newfound strength and resilience that extends far beyond the mat.

Embrace your inner light with Tara

Tara, the Sanskrit word for "star," represents the light of the soul within each one of us. As you embark on your Pilates journey with CORE Tara, you'll not only strengthen your body but also nourish your soul. Drawing inspiration from the Goddess Tara, we encourage you to go within, trust your intuition, and discover your true potential.

Experience a transformative journey where movement and wellness come together and unlock your potential.

Why choose us

Everything you’ll love about CORE Tara

We focus on functional Pilates classes that go beyond physicality. Our classes and holistic wellness is designed to strengthen your core, improve flexibility and enhance overall well-being. By taping into the power of your core you’ll unlock a newfound strength and resilience that extends far beyond the mat.

Our team is based in Lutruwita/ Tasmania, regarded for its natural beauty and slightly slower, laid back approach to life. We like to emulate these qualities in our classes, guiding your practice with a grounded, mindful approach to bring the mind and body into alignment. Whilst we are a global community, you will experience insights to our island way of life here.

Reward yourself for your commitment to a healthy lifestyle so you can be your best self with exclusive member discounts on products and accessories to elevate your wellbeing.

Access our community, classes, and resources wherever and whenever you need them. Whether you’re seeking a quick boost or a moment of centeredness, our app is designed to be there for you when you need it most.

Become a partner

Welcome to the world of wellness with CORE Tara

Create a sanctuary of health and well-being wherever you are – be it at home, in the workplace, or in the hospitality industry, transform your space into a haven of health and wellbeing with CORE Tara.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your workplace environment, become a wellness tourism partner, or elevate your guests’ experience, our comprehensive virtual studio integrates health and well-being seamlessly into any setting.

Transform your guest experience and attract both international tourists and domestic travellers who prioritise healthy lifestyles by becoming a wellness tourism partner. Our innovative virtual studio seamlessly integrates health and wellbeing into the hotel experience to enhance overall well-being and offer the essence of Tasmania’s wellness culture, no matter where your guests are.

Create a virtual oasis and transform your workspace into a haven of wellness by creating an inviting atmosphere to revitalise mind, body and soul. Whether you’re looking to enhance your workplace environment or offer a unique guest experience, join us in creating a sanctuary of health and wellness that leaves a lasting impression on everyone who experiences it.

Our Team

Meet your instructors



Meet Amanda, your dynamic and spirited Pilates instructor!  With a Diploma of Professional Pilates Instruction from PilatesITC, she brings her contagious energy to every session. Passionate about physiology and helping those with compromised mobility, Amanda is always expanding her knowledge to provide top-notch instruction. Get ready to move, strengthen, and thrive with Amanda as your guide!



With a passion for special conditions and a knack for the perfect stretch, Helen is armed with a Pilates Diploma with Tensegrity Training in Diploma in Remedial Massage.  Helen firmly believes in the harmonious synergy between relaxation/remedial massage and Pilates, making them an unbeatable duo for holistic well-being.


Passionate about movement and mindful living, and years of experience teaching music and working in the fitness industry, Mary brings a unique blend of expertise and creativity. With an Advanced Diploma in the Pilates Method with PilatesITC, Mary’s knowledge and expertise are sure to inspire and transform your Pilates experience on the mat.

What you can expect from us

Your sacred voice matters

We believe in empowering you to trust your own unique voice. Through our practice of Pilates, we create an environment where you can cultivate self-awareness and tap into your inner wisdom. Embrace the transformative power of Pilates as a tool for finding balance, harmony, and alignment in both body and mind.

Your personal journey, tailored for you

We believe in meeting you where you are today and supporting your growth over time. Our accredited instructors and personalised programs are designed to adapt to your needs, ensuring that you always feel challenged and motivated.

A movement practice that moves with you

Virtual on-demand classes allow you to move whenever it suits you. Juggling work, family, and personal commitments, our flexible approach ensures that fitness becomes seamlessly integrated into your routine.

Nurture yourself and grow with our CORE community

When you join CORE Tara, you become part of a supportive community dedicated to nurturing each other's wellbeing. Connect with like-minded individuals who share similar goals and aspirations. Together, we'll inspire each other to push boundaries and achieve new milestones.

Experience the essence of Tasmania, wherever you are

We bring the tranquil and relaxed vibes of Tasmania, also known as Lutruwita, into our Pilates classes. Our team is based on this beautiful island known for its natural wonders and peaceful lifestyle. We aim to emulate these qualities in our classes, guiding your practice with a grounded and mindful approach that aligns your mind and body.

A global community with a local touch

Join our global community and get exclusive insights into the island way of life. Our instructors have deep roots in Tasmania and incorporate their local knowledge and experiences into each class. Whether you're practicing from the comfort of your own home or halfway across the world, you'll feel connected to the unique energy of Tasmania.

An oasis for well-being

We prioritize creating a nurturing environment for your Pilates journey. Our classes are designed to help you find balance, strength, and peace within yourself. With our grounded approach, you'll learn techniques to quiet your mind, connect with your body, and cultivate mindfulness both on and off the mat.