Varvara Solomonidou

Curriculum vitae

Varvara Solomonidou was born in Athens in 1967.Ever since she was a child, she had an inclination for sports. By 1989, she was competing in the 200m sprint at a national level, graduated from the Department of Physical Education & Sport Science at the University of Athens (specializing in athletic throws).

PROGRESS- ACHIEVEMENTS

1988 - 1989
As a student she was responsible for conducting a research program which took place from 01-10-1988 to 14-04-1989, under the theme: "Teaching Methods of PE: affecting the psychosocial and kinetic development of Elementary students."
1988 - 1989
1989
In 1989, she attended the training at the Physiotherapy department at Aygerinopoulos School in Athens.
1989
1989 - 1990
In 1989 - 1990, she was responsible for conducting Pan-Hellenic research while working in the Ergo physiology department, under the theme: "Evaluation of Biology dynamics of Greek children between 6 and 18 years old."
1989 - 1990
1991 - 1992
She worked for 2 years in different Athletic unions, specializing in "talent scouting", but eventually decided to turn professionally towards gym management and direction.
1991 - 1992
1994
She has been a “Personal Trainer” and “Wellness Specialist” since 1994.
1994
1995
In 1995, representing ANTAEUS gym, she won first place in the Pan-Hellenic Aerobics competition of A.F.O.
1995
1997
From 1997 she has been training in “exercise during pregnancy”.
1997
1997
In 1997, while pregnant, her aerobics team came third in the Pan-Hellenic Aerobics competition of A.F.O...
1997
1998 - 1999
She has been training in the Pilates system since 1998. Today, she is a MASTER TRAINER PILATES COACH and PHYSIOPILATES MASTER TRAINER.
1998 - 1999
1998 - 1999
She briefly cooperated with the Seminars Department at IAFA COLLEGE (1998-1999).
1998 - 1999
1999
Her BODYMASTER gym aerobics team competed in ATHLETICA 1999-FITNESS DAY and won 1st place.
1999
2000
In 2000, she participated in the Pan-Hellenic competition of Body Sculpting, FITNESS category and won 2nd place.
2000
2000
In 2000, her BODYMASTER gym aerobics team competed in ATLETICA FITNESS DAY IAFA. and won 3rd place.
2000
2001
She has a black belt with 1 DAN in Tae Kwon Do.
2001
2002
She is a CERTIFIED JOHNNY G SPINNING INSTRUCTOR.
2002
2002
She has taught, professionally, a series of classes, called "PILATES SCHOOL", in the "DEUTSCHE AEROBIC ACADEMIE".
2002
2004 - 2009
She cooperated with the company "GYMNASTICA" from 2004 to 2009 as a seminar lecturer.
2004 - 2009
2006
In 2006 she was a lecturer at the 20th PHYSIOTHERAPY AND BACKACHE CONFERENCE, " PILATES TECHNIQUE- APPLICATION ON SPINE STABILIZATION " at EUGENIDOU FOUNDATION.
2006
2007
She has organized and participated in multiple aerobic and step shows, as well as several athletic events aired on live TV. (MTV, ANTENNA, MEGA, STAR, Epsilon, TILEASTI, Body in Balance, CHANNEL 5).
2007
2009
From 2009 she has been training in “exercise and breast cancer”.
2009
2009
In 2009, she founded ATHENSTRAINERS®, which she manages, organizes and supervises. The company provides Wellness & Fitness Services in Athens, Mykonos and Gstaad. She was the first in Greece to manage collaboration between personal trainers, doctors, physiotherapists in order to ensure the best possible results for her clients.
2009
2009
In 2009, she founded the “AthensTrainers® Ultimate Pilates System®”. She organizes Pilates Educational Seminars in person and online.
2009
2009
She organizes Fitness & Wellness Educational Seminars for Personal Trainers and Group Fitness Trainers.
2009
2010
She is a Certified Kettlebell Teacher Level I IKFF
2010
2011
She created ®, organized and developed the SPI TRAINING SYSTEM®, a unique exercise program using alternative equipment (kettlebells, powerbags, power ropes, medicine balls, bodyweight, T-BOW®, agility ladder).
2011
2012
She is PILATESSTICK® TEACHER TRAINER (14/10/2012) and AthensTrainers® owns PILATESSTICK® teaching rights in Greece (international certification) powered by LIFE TECHNOLOGIES.
2012
2012
She created Yoga Line® system
2012
2012
She owns the teaching rights of T-BOW® platform in Greece and Cyprus.
2012
2015
She created “Fit Smiling Kids” educational and athletic programs that are launched at Public, Private Schools, Cultural Centers and Athletic Clubs. AthensTrainers® in association with SOFIA Foundation present educational programs to Hellenic World.
2015
2015
She created AthensTrainers® Running Team, one of the biggest racing teams in Greece, which she used to lead, achieving very good running time in 5 km road races. This year, in collaboration with DNAFit® she created the AthensTrainers® Runners Club supported by DNAFit®.
2015
2015
AthensTrainers®, provides YOGA ALLIANCE international certifications (200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Vinyasa & Hatha Yoga).
2015
2015
Education Program Director in the SOFIA Foundation.
2015
2016
She presented for first time in Greece Aerial Pilates® system
2016
2016
She is DNAFit® Certified Trainer.
2016
2017
She is Babyswimming Certified Trainer.
2017
2017
She is an active member of the European Lifestyle Medicine Organization (ELMO Membership Certificate).
2017
2017
She is an active member of Pilates Method Alliance (PMA).
2017
2020
She is the first to perform online courses and trainings through FaceTime and other social media due to quarantine for Covid-19.
2020
2020 - 2021
Certificate in Museology with honors (Achieving a score of 98%). This is an innovative distance learning course – part of the Supplementary Distance Education Program of the Center for Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
2020 - 2021