Qualifications

Alison has extensive experience in teaching dance, fitness and Modern Pilates that spans a period of 40 years.

Modern Pilates

Alison is a fully qualified professional One-To-One Pilates Specialist Personal Trainer and Spinesafe Pilates Reformer Tutor.

She is professionally certified to teach advanced Modern Pilates relating to Clinical conditions:

  • Diagnostic Pilates 1: Postural Assessment & Shoulder Stability
  • Shoulder Conditions
  • Diagnostic Pilates 2: Pelvis & Lower Limb
  • Specialist Hip and Knee Conditions
  • Diagnostic Pilates 3: The Spine (& Abdominals)
  • Spinal Conditions

Alison is a teacher of Group Modern Pilates Matwork (Diploma - CYQ Level 3). She studied Matwork Pilates in Leeds at PFE Training under the guidance of Sandi Keane (Director of Therapiauk), PFE Training Specialists & Physiotherapists. 

Alison has the CYQ Level 3 Award In Adapting Exercise for Ante Natal & Post Natal Clients (QCF) with Cherry Baker (Director of Modern Pilates) 

2020 - Now!!! - Alison is practising and working on developing her Barre Pilates, Foundation Level Pilates and 'Spirals' with Michael King and Malcolm Muir. She is a member of Cherry Bakers VIP Pilates team and has recently attended Trigger Point Pilates workshops with Lydia Campbell. 

2018 Nov - She attended Michael King further training in Barre Pilates and The Hog & also offers 'Glider Pilates'

2017 Nov - She attended Pilates Day Teacher Development with Michael King and Malcom Muirhead & now offers Pulse Pilates Workshops with the Pilates Vibrating Roller!

2017 Feb - She attended Cherry Bakers Pilates Party Teacher Development weekend. 

She has attended Inspiration Pilates Workshops in Stepilates with Cherry Baker & Sheila Done/Pilates Studio in Glossop: Gliders, Bands, Weights and the Chi Ball.

Qualified in 'Progressive Modern Pilates 1' Intermediate/advanced level 

Alison works with the large Swiss/Core Ball, The Pilates Magic Circle, The Sit Fit for balance and offers Pulse Roller Workshops

Trigger Point Pilates

Alison is a Trigger Point Pilates Instructor (Level 1 & Level 2) - Please contact her for details of classes as places are limited! We work with Foam Rollers, Prickle Balls and Soft Balls.

Barre Pilates Method

Alison has completed stage 1 and 2 Barre Pilates Method Training and is qualified to teach Barre Pilates. The small soft ball and weights are used in level 2 classes. 

Nutrition and Weight Management

Alison is qualified as a Nutrition and Weight Management Advisor with an Advanced Diploma in Nutrition and Weight Management.   

Nutrition and Weight Management Consultations are available on a 121 basis. 

Dance & Drama

BA (Honours) Degree: Communication Arts: Dance (Class: Higher 2:1)

Diploma of Higher Education in Creative Arts:  Dance & Drama. 

Alison has worked for many years as a Professional Specialist Dance Artist and Teacher in both Germany and the U.K. She currently teaches dance to adults. 

Hula Hooping

UK REPS approved L1 UK Hooping Teacher Training Qualification.

Teaches Hula Aerobics

Exercise to Music

Qualified in L2 Exercise to Music and has been teaching different Exercise to Music classes for many years that have included:

  • Dance Aerobics
  • Latin Aerobics with Pilates/LBT's conditioning
  • Keep Fit, Not Fat!
  • Pure Aerobics
  • Interval Training
  • Legs, Bums and Tums
  • Body conditioning
  • Fit & 50+
  • Circuit Training
  • Boxercise
  • Zumba
  • Zumba gold
  • Zumbatomic

All classes are tailored to meet the needs of the client.

Alison is fully insured, First Aid qualified and has a PPL License (for Music).