Originally I was trained as a dancer, specialising in ballet and contemporary dance, however I had to retire early due to injury. Pilates was integral in my recovery and it seemed like a natural progression to train as a pilates teacher and to pass the knowledge on to other people. I began teaching Pilates matwork in 2001, and have continued my Pilates education to cover all of the Pilates Studio equipment. This comprehensive training enables me to teach on the Reformer, Trapeze Table, Combo Chair, Ladder Barrel and with all of the small Pilates equipment.This year I was certified as a Level One GYROKINESIS® Teacher. This is still relatively new to the UK, and I am one of only a few people in Scotland who are able to teach this technique.I have recently completed my training and I am now fully qualified with The European College Of Bowen Studies as a Bowen Therapist.
Education and Qualifications
Higher National Diploma - Dance Artists in the Community
Higher national Certificate - Dance (Community)
The Bowen Technique - The European College of Bowen Studies
Polestar Pilates Education - Attended Pilates Studio Series
Certified Level 1 GYROKINESIS® Teacher
Diploma in Traditional Thai Massage - The Wat Po Traditional Medical School, Bangkok, Thailand
Diploma in Traditional Thai Massage - Foundation, Advanced and Therapeutic - The Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand
First Degree Reiki - Usui Tradition of Natural Healing, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Pilates Based Matwork Certification - Michael King at the Pilates Institute, London
Certificate in Teaching Exercise to Music - RSA U.K.
Lolita San Miguel 2 day Masterclass - Classical Mat and Seniors
Franklin - Beyond Deep Abdominals - The Iliopsoas Muscle Complex
Franklin - Pelvic Power
Anatomy Trains - Myofascial Meridians for Therapists
Ruth MunroI’m Ruth, practice manager for The Pilates Attic. Working with my sister Jo we have a little family business. I am here to help you with your bookings and to answer all your Pilates queries. I look forward to talking to you soon!