We have a brilliant selection of mat Pilates teachers suitable for all – from complete beginners to advanced students
Clarisse trained in London and New York and is a certified Pilates Mat I and Mat II Instructor [Pilates Academy International within Pilates on Fifth in New York]. As a former professional dancer she has a keen awareness of the body, a great understanding of movement and a solid foundation on technique to ensure her students enjoy the workout in a safe environment. Clarisse teaches a dynamic Mat Pilates class based on a mindful approach to any level of experience. She will guide you to improve your strength and flexibility, giving you a space to connect with your own body.
Her teaching credits include Peridance Capezio Center (New York, USA), Atelier Corps et Mouvement (Geneva, CH), Pineapple (London, UK).
Jay is an Advanced STOTT Pilates instructor based in East London, offering group
and private lessons. He comes from a strong dance background and has worked
internationally in Musical Theatre since 2003.
Jay was introduced to STOTT Pilates whilst training as a circus aerialist in London
and New York and found it to be an effective practice for developing core
strength, flexibility, coordination and good postural alignment.
He works with men and women of all body types, ages and abilities: from
complete beginners wishing to improve their core strength through to advanced
Pilates practitioners, pre- and postnatal clients, dancers, fitness trainers and
stage performers. The focus is on a well-balanced, versatile and progressive
program to condition and rehabilitate the body whilst obtaining optimal strength
Anna is a truly dedicated teacher. After practicing Pilates for several years, the birth of her first daughter in 2010 inspired her to train to do something that she loved and she became a qualified matwork Pilates teacher. Anna believes in having a comprehensive knowledge in areas complimentary to her teaching and is also a personal trainer and holds qualifications in pre and post natal exercise and nutrition. As well as teaching group classes Anna works with a variety of individuals from desk bound office workers to dancers. Anna believes that Pilates will strengthen your mind and your body and can be adapted to suit everyone.
Rebecca Faith Wield
Rebecca is a Royal Ballet School trained dancer and has been teaching Pilates for 16 years, she qualified with Suzanne Scott and the Pilates Foundation UK. Ballet injuries led her to focus on movement therapy and clinical Pilates. She consults for top physio James Moore (former GB Olympic team head of performance) to integrate a holistic and mindful approach to recovery. Rebecca is qualified in Pre/Post natal Pilates and is an advocate for women’s health. She is also a classically trained actor bringing Laban Technique, Breath Work and Movement Psychology to her practices. She is passionate about the transformative effect of conscious, expressive and playful movement on mental health, physical health and self-confidence.
Anna studied Pilates with Balanced Body (the largest Pilates organisation in the world) and regularly attends workshops to keep her teaching fresh and varied.
Anna was introduced to Pilates by a physiotherapist after having a knee and hip injury. Having experienced the benefits first hand not just to the injury, but also for posture, strength and alignment, Anna was hooked and went on to train. She truly believes it is an intelligent way to exercise which can benefit everyone. Her aim is to help students of all levels and abilities to become stronger and more confident in their own bodies so they move more freely and easily as well as look and feel better.
Emily is a certified yoga and Pilates instructor and a mental health counsellor. She trained as a yoga instructor in 1994 at the Integral Yoga Institute in Yogaville, Virginia and went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work. She then embarked on a 9-year career as a clinical social worker in New York City, where she taught and practiced yoga in addition to working as a clinical social worker. She completed a two-year course on infant mental health and extended her practice to helping families with young children with a specialisation in families of children with autism. Since moving to London in 2009 and raising two young children she has focused on teaching and exploring the overlap that physical and behavioural practices share with emotional health and wellbeing. In 2011 she completed Triyoga’s Pregnancy Teacher Training, and in 2013 she completed Hypnobirthing Training with Katharine Graves. She is also a certified Stott Pilates teacher.
Olivia believes that mindful movement is beneficial for not only your physical body but also mental health. She is continually learning and expanding her knowledge on this subject with elements falling into her practice and classes.
Olivia trained in London but a lot of her inspiration comes from Western Australia where her practice really flourished. Olivia is a truly dedicated teacher, and believes Pilates is for everyone. Her classes are technical, dynamic and strength based with a positive and lively attitude towards all individuals who take her class.
Todd has been teaching Pilates for over 10 years. The last 2 and a half years have been at prestigious studios in London that focus on both fitness and rehab based Pilates. Prior to that he had been teaching in San Francisco since 2007. In addition to working with clients on a 1 to 1 basis and teaching group classes he’s also worked with the Brentford Bees Championship League professional football club teaching Pilates Mat classes infused with vinyasa yoga movement. Todd was a featured presenter at the UK Pilates Conference in November of 2016 teaching chartered physiotherapists and Pilates instructors the application of yoga techniques within the Pilates realm.