MSc Physiotherapy, BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, Registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) Ellen is the owner of Pilates Sheen. She qualified as a physiotherapist in 1996 and trained with Brent Anderson of Polestar Pilates in 2001 . Ellen is certified with Polestar Pilates, the National Pilates Certification Program and is a current member of the Pilates Method Alliance. Ellen is a Musculo-skeletal specialist physiotherapist and works in private practice at The Practice Centre in Notting Hill , London in addition to Pilates Sheen.
Ellen likes to work with people who find it difficult to exercise due to pain or illness. She has extensive experience of working with joint hyper-mobility, osteoporosis, low back pain, arthritis, pre and post natal and elite athletes. Physiotherapy Rehabilitation in the Pilates studio can be really beneficial if you have had surgery or fractures and are working on regaining strength, improving your alignment or are at a low level of fitness with medical conditions. Ellen has over 25 years of working as a physiotherapist so a programme in the studio can be tailored to your specific needs. In addition to using the Pilates equipment the program can include balance retraining, functional fitness, weights and plyometric training.
Ellen is at Pilates Sheen on Mondays and Wednesdays. Clinical Pilates is suitable if you require 1:1 rehabilitation post injury or surgery or your health requires more clinical management of your exercise programme. Once you have reached a good level you can be referred to one of the Pilates instructors to continue your programme.