About

 
 
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I started doing Pilates as a way to manage back pain caused by a sedentary job and poor posture. Having worked in an office environment, I understand the strain that hours sitting at a desk can have on the body and know how beneficial Pilates can be. 

I teach functional movement, focusing on practical, logical and useful movement for everyday life. I work with people of all ages and abilities, including people with back pain; pre- and post-natal clients; older clients; and people with conditions such as osteoporosis, hypermobility, arthritis and neurological conditions such as MS. I am passionate about helping people with long term or chronic conditions and find teaching Pilates hugely rewarding.  

I believe that Pilates is for everyone. My classes and 1:1 sessions are inclusive, approachable and fun. I encourage my clients to work with precision and control to build strength and flexibility, improve postural imbalances and release tension. 

I qualified with Body Control Pilates in 2013. I am a level 3 Pilates teacher and am qualified to teach Matwork, Reformer and other studio equipment from beginner to intermediate level and both pre- and post-natal clients and those with osteoporosis.

I am also into singing, surfing, making things (clothes, cards, food, all sorts), music, books and travel.

 
 

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