About Pilates

Pilates is a form of exercise which focuses on strengthening the deep core musculature and postural muscles of the body. These exercises can be tailored to suit beginners and athletes alike either helping to improve stability in day to day tasks or improve athletic performance. The 8 principles of Pilates are Concentration, Breathing, Centering, Control, Isolation, Precision, Flowing Movement and Routine.

Check out our class timetable to plan your visit. We look forward to welcoming you soon! 

Franki Clapham - Head of Studio/Pilates Instructor

Franki is a level 3 Pilates teacher who has a passion for health and fitness. Franki was first introduced to Pilates at 16 years old following a fall from a horse. It was through this accident that she was able to feel, first hand, the benefits that Pilates can bring.

Since qualifying as an instructor her aim is to pass on knowledge and benefits of Pilates, making it accessible to anyone regardless of age, shape or gender. Franki has worked in the health and fitness industry for over 5 years and has a level 3 qualification in Personal Training which compliments the variation in her sessions.

Outside of the Pilates studio Franki is studying a degree in Sports Science and is an established horsewoman, having Evented to international level and gaining her coaching qualifications at the age of 18 years old.