Catharine trained and qualified to teach mat work and studio equipment with the renowned Body Control Pilates. Their contemporary approach to the Pilates method has an emphasis on breaking down the ‘Classical’ exercises developed by Joseph Pilates to make them safe and effective to the average body. As a teacher, Catharine is particularly interested in making Pilates accessible to everyone.
‘One of the major results of Contrology is gaining the mastery of your mind over the complete control of your body’ Joseph H Pilates, Return to Life through Contrology.
Practicing the Pilates method is a process and it is rewarding to see the awareness, focus and control Catharine's clients gain in their bodies.Catharine recognises the importance of continued professional development as well as working on her own practice. She has also attended training in the specialist populations of Pre & Post natal Pilates and Pilates for Bone Health.
Catharine is at 'Pilates Sheen' on Wednesday and Saturday.
Pilates Sheen is owned by Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor, Ellen Ernstzen. She trained with Polestar Pilates in 2001 and is Rehabilitation certified alongside the Pilates Method Alliance(PMA) certification and membership. Ellen has experience with Youth and Elders, Low back pain, Joint hyper-mobility, Chronic Pain presentations, high level sports participants, pre and post natal and osteoporosis. Ellen is at Pilates Sheen on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Geraldine trained with the Pilates Foundation and is qualified to teach all repertoire using the Pilates equipment. Geraldine is also French speaking in addition to English. She enjoys working with more complex clients particularly those with neck pain and postural issues. Geraldine is at Pilates Sheen on Tuesday and Thursday.