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.