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Pilates Matwork Teacher Training at The Place, London Contemporary Dance School, Hana Jones, Sonia Noonan and Susanne Lahusen 2007-2008
Pilates in Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates, Rachel Rafiefar, The Thoughtful Body Ltd, 2009
Pilates Studio Equipment Bridging Course, Jessica Moolenaar, Mindful Pilates at Laban 2010
Carolyne Anthony, Centre for Women's Fitness 2017:
Support Your Floor, The Centre Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery, Pilates for Menopause Program
I initially started to train as a physiotherapist back home in Germany before taking time out to come to London. I eventually stayed in England where I changed my career path and trained as a contemporary dancer at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance, graduating in 2004. I first encountered Pilates as an extra curricular activity during my dance training but found a love for it further on in my career whilst teaching and being a dance artist.
I completed the Pilates Foundation teacher training in matwork at The Place, London Contemporary Dance School with Hana Jones, Susanne Lahusen and Sonia Noonan in January 2008, and qualified as a Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates teacher studying with specialist trainer Rachel Rafiefar, The Thoughtful Body in 2009. In December 2010, I graduated as a fully comprehensive Pilates Foundation teacher after completing the Studio Equipment Bridging course with Jessica Moolenaar at Trinity Laban.
I was Assistant Director and guest lecturer in Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates on Jessica’s Pilates Foundation teacher training in matwork with Mindful Pilates in 2013/14.
I specialise in remedial Pilates and Women's Health.
Most recently I attended Carolyne Anthony's (The Centre for Women's Fitness) fantastic courses Support Your Floor, Pilates for Menopause Program and The Centre Method for Diastasis Recti Recovery.
My classes are explorative; deeply strengthening with a light hearted and relaxed approach. I apply the functional facial pathways in my teaching, exploring and connecting the body with its network of connective tissue.