Pilates

Akasha Re-Form

Akasha Re-Form is founded on the revolutionary pilates system developed by the world renowned fitness innovator Joseph Pilates. Using state of the art reformer beds imported from California, an Akasha Re-Form class will target every muscle with an innovative, intense and highly effective full body workout. Prepare to gain core strength, fitness and flexibility in a way that is gentle on the body regardless of age, weight or fitness level.

Akasha Back-Care

Pilates Back-Care

Pilates works to rehabilitate and strengthen the deep postural muscles of the spine. Regular sessions can reduce back pain and prevent further episodes by improving muscle tone, posture and balance. Our instructors, specially trained in pilates for back care, will undertake a 1:1 assessment before recommending a course of classes.  

1:1 TRAINING

A dedicated studio offering both 1:1 training sessions and rehabilitation sessions enabling us to create totally individual and bespoke programs, each designed specifically for the unique goals and needs of the client.

Pilates Instructors

  • Jo

    Jo has both worked and taught in the fitness industry for over 20 years and was the Principal Tutor with the Pilates Institute. Jo founded JPilates and as well as being the Founder and Principal Tutor she also works as a consultant for other fitness and Pilates training companies. Jo has worked extensively with physiotherapists and GP’s and regularly presents at international fitness conventions. A fully comprehensive instructor, qualified in mat, studio equipment, pre and post natal, exercise referral, back pain management and nutrition.  

  • Alex

    Alex has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years. Starting his career as a self defence/martial arts instructor, Alex later graduated in Sports Science and Physical Education followed by Personal Training and Physiology of Exercise. Once Alex started practicing pilates he realised how it would be possible to apply its principles to everything else he was doing. From running, cycling, lifting weights, or just as it is - pilates was the missing link. Alex’s sports related qualifications are vast, but include matwork, reformer, advanced nutrition and pre and post natal. 

  • Steph

    Steph is a qualified Level 4 Personal Trainer with four years experience in the industry. Fitness has been a passion from a young age and after trying Reformer Pilates Steph fell in love with it and decided to qualify as a pilates instructor. Steph is also qualified in exercise referral, pre and post-natal and nutrition and weight management.

  • Amy

    Amy has 8 years experience in the fitness industry. Exercise has always been her passion. She came from a dance background then qualified to be a group exercise instructor, Gym instructor and Personal Trainer. Amy has taught Pilates in the Greek islands and worked for a Reformer Pilates studio in Hertfordshire. She loves the benefits of Reformer Pilates and helping others to achieve their goals. Amy looks forward to meeting you in class soon! 

  • Amy

    Amy has been practicing pilates, both mat and reformer for 10 years and finally took the plunge to train as an instructor in 2015.  Amy trained with JPilates under Jo Cobbe in mat, reformer, pre and post natal as well as barre.  Amy has recently swapped her full time job in wine, fitting the pilates in around it, to work full time teaching pilates and barre and hasn't looked back.