Penny's passion for Pilates and teaching has developed over a number of years. She is teaching a variety of Mat, Reformer and Equipment based classes, as well as private and small groups. She has a Physical Education degree and has the Internationally recognised Polestar Pilates Certification. She is also Barre and TRX trained and has completed the "Runity" training programme, a worldwide running certification based on the principles of Pilates.
She attends continuing education workshops each year, some of which include neurological rehab with pilates, Womens Health, Running, Shoulder girdle organisation and management of knee pathologies.
Penny loves passing on her enthusiasm for pilates and movement. She enjoys seeing her clients achieve results, grow in confidence, as they learn new movement patterns and feel and see positive changes.
Penny relates to Joe Pilates's quote .... "Change happens through movement and movement heals".
Emily was trained on all Pilates apparatus in New York City in 2002 at the internationally recognised studio, Core Pilates NYC. Having worked with people who have various restrictions, injuries and fitness backgrounds, she brings a huge breadth of knowledge both in Pilates fitness and rehabilitation. Emily’s specialties extend from limitations such as pre and post natal women, inflexibility and poor balance, to medical conditions such as osteoporosis, neuromuscular diseases, arthritis and scoliosis. She also enjoys working with the client who is looking to feel the Pilates burn and combat day to day deficiencies in the body.
Sarah began her own journey with Pilates after a back injury left her in chronic pain. Her recovery using the method, returned her to full strength and mobility and completely changed her perspective. This led Sarah to become trained with Stott Pilates in Mat & Reformer to an advanced level. Sarah's passion is to help people become more aware of their bodies in day to day movement and see mobility as a long term journey. She believes by tuning into what your body needs daily, you can tailor therapeutic movement or challenge and strengthen in a fun, controlled environment.
Kerrie is trained in Mat Pilates and Total Barre Pilates. Kerrie attended Pilates classes for many years and realised the amazing benefits of Pilates through her own post injury rehabilitation.
This led her to want to share the amazing benefits of Pilates with students of all abilities.
Kerrie’s background of Ballet & Rhythmic Gymnastics gives her great insight into the movements of Pilates through a deep awareness of the body and muscles.
Emma is our master Pilates trainer. Emma Hardisty is a BSc Hons Physiotherapist and Master Pilates instructor from the UK. She began her career as a professional dancer and choreographer at age 16 before completing her honours degree in Physiotherapy in 1996. Emma began doing Pilates to manage her own back injuries and was so impressed with the results she became a qualified Body Control Pilates Mat instructor in 2001. Emma has a real passion for how Pilates and Physiotherapy combined can give optimal rehab results across all walks of life.