Pilates Instructors at DC Movement Lab - STOTT PILATES Certified

DC Movement Lab Team

Meet the Training Team

Gold Coast Business Owners With Passion for Pilates

DC Movement Lab is a family business, founded by Rodney & Rouxchelle Denton-Cooke.  Rodney is a successful business owner with more than 20 years experience and Rouxchelle is an International Certified STOTT PILATES® Instructor Trainer. Together they make the perfect team for success. They are great ambassadors for MERRITHEW™ and their passion and enthusiasm is contagious. For both clients and instructors the atmosphere they have created is one of love, support and encouragement.

They have recently been joined by their daughter Candice who has completed her STOTT PILATES® Training and is currently studying Business and Commerce at Griffith University.  The dynamic trio have created an environment where the standard of excellence is of highest regard and their number one priority.

Rodney Denton-Cooke
Operations Manager

Rodney is an accomplished, commercially astute focused individual with over 20 years experience driving business growth and developing relationships in a highly competitive industry. He has a wealth of experience in business operations and people management. Rodney has built a reputation for being able to offer a meaningful contribution to business through a focus on success, integrity and building business profitability.

Adaptable, goal driven and responsive, he has created successful business strategies that go beyond the expected, which has led to significant growth year on year. He understands the value of nurturing a brand, while recognising the value of people, performance and best industry practice.

Rouxchelle Denton-Cooke
Instructor Trainer

A native South African with a dance background, Rouxchelle began her STOTT PILATES® training in 2005. She opened home and commercial studios before relocating to New Zealand in 2010.

Since moving to Australia 2011 she has opened the beautiful DC Movement Lab Pilates Studio serving a wide age range of clients and needs including pre/post surgery and rehabilitation.  She has also worked  with  elite athletes such as Australian Olympic Kayaker ‘Floody’ (Naomi Flood) and Canadian Olympic Kayaker Emily Fournel, to help achieve their best possible results.

Rouxchelle is fully certified in STOTT PILATES® and has obtained International Instructor Trainer qualifications for the entire STOTT PILATES® repertoire, Total Barre™, Total Barre™ & Halo®, CORE™, Fascial Movement and ZEN-GA™ & Halo® Training. Her journey is continuing and her commitment and passion is evident to all her STOTT PILATES® extended family.

Candice Denton-Cooke

Candice has grown up in an active and healthy lifestyle family; dancing, swimming and playing hockey was a big part of her life.  Since leaving school Candice has completed her Mat and Reformer Training in STOTT PILATES® and has been teaching part time at DC Movement Lab.

Candice is studying Business and Commerce at Griffith University, making her a great asset to DC Movement Lab not just in teaching Pilates but also for her analytical brain helping the team move forward and upward.

Don’t be fooled by Candice’s sweet smile, she’s affectionately known by clients for making them SWEAT!