About Me

Hi, I'm Lorna.

When I was diagnosed with Osteopenia (the onset of Osteoporosis) I turned to Pilates to increase bone density, strengthen bones and improve balance and core strength, all conducive to preventing future falls and breaks. I discovered that the Pilates method offered so much more, it gave me a valuable insight into how my body works, improving and changing postural alignment habits, toning muscles and increasing flexibility. I have never looked back!
 

My passion for Pilates grew as I started to understand the methodology behind it. I then witnessed my father slowly give up, sitting in a chair day after day, in the end he lost the mobility of his legs, and through immobility developed a bed sore, resulting in septicaemia and his passing. If only he had kept moving!
 

This further fuelled my passion to get others moving, so much so, I trained to become a fully qualified Pilates Instructor, specialising in exercise for older adults. I gave up my job as a Customer Services Director in London and moved to Plymouth to focus solely on teaching.
 

I am passionate about encouraging people to move their bodies in a safe and correct way so they can truly benefit from exercise and achieve their goals.

 

Qualifications

  • Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates

  • Level 3 Adaptation to Exercise for Older Adults – specialising in Pilates

  • Level 3 Adaptation to Exercise for Pre and Postnatal Clients - specialising in Pilates.

  • Qualified Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions Instructor

  • Purestretch Instructor

  • Member of CIMSPA, the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

  • Parkinsons Awareness for Exercise Professionals

  • Level 3  Nutrition to Support Physical Activity 

  • Level 3  Diploma in Exercise Referrals 

  • Level 4 Certificate in Physical Activities and Lifestyle Strategies for Managing Low Back Pain 

  • The Biomechanics Method – The Fundamentals of Corrective Exercise

Testimonials

You can check out some of my clients testimonials here.

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