Genine's passion for Pilates has developed from a life long interest in exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle. She qualified 13 years ago in the Authentic Classical Pilates method in both mat and equipment training. Genine spent 6 years at the New York Pilates Studio in North London, the first authentic studio to open in the UK, where she taught many high profile clients. Her attention to detail and getting the best out of her clients was very well received. Following the birth of her first child, Genine developed a special interest in pre and post natal training. She sees Pilates as the definitive exercise technique, which can be adapted to suit individual needs, working the deep core muscles to correct posture, flattening the stomach, strengthening the back, assisting recovery after an injury and helping to re-balance the body after childbirth.
Genine takes her clients through custom programs built on the integrity of the classical technique, keeping them moving with the proper form to maximize the benefits from each session. Just as importantly, her exuberant personality and creativity keep sessions fun and fresh.
From an early age Simona participated in modern dance and gymnastics. She is a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer and Pilates Instructor. Simona is also teaching Advanced Pilates and Pilates mat work. Her classes are energising, a complete body workout where students will develop core strength, stamina, balance and inner-stillness. Through the observation of the breath, with focus and awareness on harmonious body alignment, integrity and deepening of postures, you will experience the union of mind, body, and spirit. Simona encourages students to go to their initial limits and then progress beyond.
Simona strongly believes that it is essential to keep a positive attitude towards your inner self and life in general. She gives attention to detail, alignment to prevent injuries and believes that a practice with a still and positive mind will cause everything to fall into place.
From an early age Gosia had a passion for sports. Before her Pilates journey began, she has been teaching different types of classes like high intensity, step and circuits.
She discovered Pilates after a knee injury in 2011 and she fell in love with it straight after she took her first class. She decided to follow her new passion and acquired her Pilates teaching qualifications stage I and II in Poland and started teaching in UK after moving here in 2012. Gosia believes that one should never stop learning, which is why she continued her study and transitioned into Body Control Pilates teacher in UK. She also attends many workshops to keep up to date with all the latest news and research.
Gosia believes Pilates is for everyone, no matter the age or fitness level, and that it can make people feel better about themselves. Her goal is to make you understand how to connect with your body and be in control of it in everyday life, so you can live a healthy and pain-free life, feeling toned, powerful and confident. Gosia loves smooth transitions between exercises, so for the whole duration of the class you will feel as though you are flying from one position into the other.
Based in central London, Lizzie is qualified as a STOTT Pilates teacher certified with Matwork. She fell in love with Pilates during her dance training at London Studio Centre. As a dancer, Lizzie enjoys finding the balance of strength and flexibility through her practice. Her classes are dynamic and energising, delivering safe balanced exercises for each individual needs. Lizzie believes that through Pilates and the use of small equipment - strength, flexibility and endurance can be optimised without risking injury. Resulting in an aligned body that can move with ease. Lizzie loves to empower individuals and help facilitate their potential in achieving their goals.
Sophie started working in the health and fitness industry in 2000 and qualified as a Personal Trainer with the YMCA in 2003. Her qualifications include Cardio Fitness and Weight Training, Nutrition and Weight Management, Group Circuit Classes and Exercise for the older adult. Being exceptionally tall she knew that she needed to be aware of her posture and protect her back so In 2016 she qualified as a Stott Pilates teacher certified in matwork using small equipment such as flex bands and balls etc. Additional Stott Pilates courses and workshops completed include: Postural Analysis, Pre and Post Natal on the Mat, Injuries and Special Populations.
Sophie genuinely loves to help people feel good and make positive lifestyle changes.
Alex first discovered Pilates during her dance training at London Studio Centre. Initially, her Pilates practice was a tool of injury rehab and prevention only, in which she soon discovered the many other positive effects it had on her day to day life.
Continuing with her Pilates practice whilst performing and choreographing in London, she eventually decided to add another string to her bow by training at the prestigious, Body Control Pilates as a Level 3 Matwork Teacher.
Drawing from her dance background, Alex’s classes concentrate hugely on alignment, strength and flow. Believing Pilates is for everyone, she encourages people to give it a go and have fun!