SKATE TO SOAR

Complete off-ice training

for figure skaters

with Laura Morelli & Kristen Piché

 

Header Photo Credit: Stephan Potopnyk

SERVICES

*All classes are currently running online! 

WHO WE ARE

Jumps & Balance

Off-ice jumps

Plyometrics & Jump drills

Stability Training

Strength & Conditioning

Strength & power training for large muscle groups 

Ballet & Yoga for figure skaters

Posture

Alignment 

Coordination

Timing & grace 

Mental work

active flexibility

Deep & strategic flexibility for spirals, Biellmanns & all spin variations

Cardio & muscular endurance

High & low intensity aerobic exercise for ease of program run-throughs 

ABOUT US

 

Laura Morelli

Laura is a certified Skate Canada coach, Personal Trainer, and Ballet for Figure Skaters instructor. She is also a professional figure skater and former National competitive Italian skater. She has trained and worked with some of the most accomplished European and North American coaches and choreographers. 

Laura has a Bilingual B.A in Philosophy which she completed in Canada after touring in Europe for three years performing in Holiday On Ice.

She is passionate about high level training on and off the ice as well as the artistic side of the sport. 

She is also trained in ballet and circus arts and believes in the importance of holistic training to achieve success.

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Kristen Piché

Kristen is a certified Skate Canada figure skating coach and yoga instructor. She is also a former National competitive pairs skater and competitive gymnast. She has performed internationally with Holiday on Ice, Royal Caribbean Cruises, and the Canadian National Exhibition. 

Kristen has Bachelors degrees in English Studies and Education and was an elementary schoolteacher for two years after completing her career as a competitor. She has delivered workshops on mental training for athletes at numerous gymnastics and skating clubs in Toronto. 

Her experience inspired a mission to help skaters find their own calm inner voice and a knowingness in their heart that they are truly, extraordinarily powerful. 

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TESTIMONIALS

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Leslie Michaels, 

Parent

"Laura and Kristen are dedicated, thoughtful and disciplined instructors. They spend considerable time and energy to create customized programs to optimize the performance of their skaters. I am continuously impressed with the level of time, care and diligence that goes into their craft. We really appreciate the “team” atmosphere they foster amongst their skaters! "

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Ayse Dincer,

Parent

"My daughter has been looking forward for her off ice training classes. These classes are very engaging, fun to do and also visibly increasing her flexibility. Laura and Kristen are both very knowledgeable , disciplined but also extremely experienced to teach children. They make kids have fun while delivering a very good workout"

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Bing Wang,

Parent

"Laura and Kristen are excellent teachers, they work especially well with kids.  My daughter loves their classes, not only for learning skating, but also for the fun"

 

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