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Ljiljana Duff,  Founder & MD of Lilyfit

Founder & MD

Ljiljana Duff | Founder & MD

Ljiljana Duff has always had a passion for fitness. Her journey into helping others be the best they can be started over twenty years ago after completing her studies in Sports Injury Therapies at Australasian College of Natural Therapies and as a certified PADI Staff Instructor, Personal and Fitness trainer in Australia. She graduated from Fitness Institute of Australia in Sydney.

Also, around this time Ljiljana came across Pilates at Sydney studio, after meeting leading Australian Pilates Teacher Trainer, Helen Tardent. After seeing the phenomenal benefits and effects of Pilates, Ljiljana got her Pilates certification through ‘ Pilates Moves’ and later through leading Pilates educational program 'Balanced Body'.

She began to combine her expertise in helping her clients reach full mobility and freedom in their bodies.

Ljiljana has managed, set up and developed various Pilates and Yoga studios in Spain and UAE including “Exhale Fitness Studio”, “Naya Yoga & Pilates” as well as "Yoga La Vie" studio in Dubai, Palm Jumeirah and recently completed Flo Studio in Abu Dhabi. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Consulting Company Set Square One which specializes in setting up Pilates and Yoga studio from the start.