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).
Professional dancer Isa-Welly toured the world with artists such as Kylie Minogue, Take That, Chaka Khan and Robbie Williams for almost 15 years; also working with Madonna. After, she moved into teaching via a STOTT Pilates certification. Isa-Welly is passionate about strength and movement and her classes are challenging and dynamic, full of energy and a great workout.
Jessica comes from a dance background and has been teaching Pilates since 2011. Her classes are focused on moving with consciousness, body awareness and understanding individual anatomy. Jessica is passionate about encouraging her clients to live healthy lifestyles and understand the benefits that exercise can bring. She believes that Pilates helps to be in control of your body to relax and handle stress more efficiently.
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.
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.
Fallon originally trained as a dancer [BA in Dance Studies] and regularly practiced Pilates for the physical benefits and to keep centred and grounded. From Dance Aerobics she has developed her craft over several years towards Mat and Reformer Pilates, Personal Training and Barre. She is one of few specialist teachers in London certified to teach Yamuna body work and Sacred Energy Arts Yoga.
Her classes combine precision and free flowing creativity maximising the potential of her students while keeping classes fun. Her style of teaching is calm and centred yet detailed and technical.
Classes are open to students of all ages and conditions. Her aim is that students leave not only having absorbed physical benefits but are also inspired with a greater mind body connection.
She continues to be inspired by her teachers Matthew Cohen and Yamuna Zake. She invests in constant learning and continues further studying in the fields of Pilates, Yoga, Yamuna Bodywork and Dance Science.
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
Lottie has been teaching Pilates for over 6 years after falling in love with it at ballet school. She trained with the renowned Body Control Pilates and has since continued her training there taking various courses and workshops over the years and is qualified in pre and postnatal Pilates as well as the Pilates equipment. Lottie has built a name for herself in the Pilates world and regularly comments as a Pilates expert in the press and has featured in Red Magazine, the Telegraph and the Guardian. During her Pilates career, Lottie has worked with a wide range of clients and believes Pilates is for everyone. Her classes are technical and core focused but also creative and fun. Lottie also hosts retreats in the U.K and abroad and writes regularly for her personal blog www.lottiemurphy.com. She is very interested in learning more about how mindful movement can be beneficial for not only physical but also mental health and continues to educate herself on this subject.
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.
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.
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.