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Stott Pilates, Osteopathy and Dry Needling, Massage, Physiotherapy in Blackheath SE3

Staff List


Pippa Golden
 
Pilates Instructor & Studio Owner
 
A former professional dancer and choreographer, Pippa trained at the Laban Centre in Movement and Dance from 1992 to 1996. After graduating with a BA in Dance Theatre she then performed for several years in the art of modern dance, jazz and street dancing whilst also training clients in fitness. It was fitness training that led Pippa to a deeper understanding of the body-mind connection that eventually led her to Pilates.

Pippa became certified in fitness by the YMCA and ACSM (American College of Sports Medicine) and then moved onto her formal training in Pilates becoming certified as a Stott Pilates Instructor in 2006. Pippa has been training on a one-to-one basis in both Matwork and Stott equipment based Pilates to a large and varied clientele in the Southeast London area before opening One One One Pilates in October 2010.

Samantha Brown
Pilates Instructor
 
Sam is a fully qualified Stott Pilates matwork and reformer instructor. She studied at the YMCA in London, and is also qualified in Pre and Post-natal Pilates with Body Control. Sam is currently studying for her full certification with STOTT Pilates.

Sam believes that teaching clients to really understand the point of the exercises combined with increasing their awareness of how the body works delivers the best results. She is passionate about teaching and loves it when clients feel the benefits - particularly when clients claim to find muscles they never knew they had!

Sam strongly believes in the multifaceted benefits of pilates. She believes it keeps us strong and flexible but also has hugely positive effects relaxing the mind and helping us engage with our body and how we move. With focused pilates practice, Sam notes that you don’t just move better. You also breath better, sleep better, and live better!

In her ‘life before children’, Sam did a degree in French and Spanish and worked in Fashion before taking a break to have her two children and is more likely to be seen with an ice cream than a raw juice in her hand!

Theresa Quealy
 
Pilates Instructor & Acupuncturist
 
Theresa first took up Pilates in 2003 following a back injury, and after experiencing the benefits of Pilates for herself she began training as an instructor at the central London YMCA; qualifying as a Stott Pilates instructor in 2010. Theresa teaches Pilates matwork - and helps clients improve their posture, strengthen their back and abdominal muscles, and increase their flexibility by guiding them through a series of exercises which focus on stabilising the central core. She is also trained in post-natal Pilates.

Theresa is also a fully-qualified acupuncturist, having undertaken four years of training to gain a BSc in Acupuncture. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and is available for appointments at 111 Pilates on Thursdays.

Both Pilates and acupuncture feed Theresa’s interest in the mind-body connection between activity and health.

 
Gregory Savides

Physiotherapist

Greg completed his BSc. Physio (Hons) degree in South Africa in 1994 before moving to the U.K. in 2003. Since this time Greg has been developing his skills whilst working as a Physiotherapist in a private practice in the City where he has gained extensive experience treating a wide variety of conditions.

Greg specialises in sports injuries and post orthopaedic surgery rehab but also has a special interest in work related posture and the prevention of posture related injuries in office based staff. Part of his work involves doing presentations and training for companies on ergonomic posture management.

Greg’s sporting interests are distance running and long distance triathlon, having completed the Comrades Ultra-marathon and Ironman triathlon.

Greg is a firm believer in educating clients to better manage themselves in order to prevent injury.

Riccardo Vitello
 
Pilates Instructor
 
Riccardo moved to London in 2004 to study at the London Contemporary Dance School where he obtained his BA Hons and post graduate in performance in 2008.

He then started working as a dancer touring internationally.

Alongside performing He started to practice pilates and in 2013 he completed a Mat and Reformer Stott Pilates course at the YMCA in London and more recently achieved his full certification in Mat, Reformer, Cadillac, Chair and Barrels.

He likes to tailor classes to his clients needs and can teach his classes in Italian and French!

Natalie Wright
 
Pilates Instructor
 
Natalie’s background is as a professional dancer, with a varied career that saw her dancing for some of the worlds biggest artists.
 
It was during her dance career that Natalie discovered her love for Pilates. She not only enjoyed it and felt energised after but it had huge benefits to her as a dancer, increasing core strength and flexibility as well as increasing muscle strength whilst keeping her body lean and toned.
 
Natalie is a fully Certified Stott Instructor Certified Pre and Post Natal Pilates Instructor with Body Control Pilates. Natalie is also a Pink Ribbon Breast Cancer Exercise Rehabilitation Specialist. She is currently studying for her full certification with STOTT Pilates.
Sharon Shepherd
 
Massage Therapist
 
Sharon is a fully qualified massage therapist with over 12 years experience in spa’s and salons in and around London.

Sharon is passionate about massage therapy, and considers massage to be an important part of maintaining good health. She loves meeting people and gets great satisfaction in improving the way people feel when experiencing stress or pain related issues. Although specialising in swedish, deep tissue massage Sharon carefully plans out the each massage in accordance with client needs and requests, personalising the experience for every individual.

Regardless of a client’s needs, she enjoys creating a warm, relaxing environment in which to wind down into deep relaxation mode.

Chiaramaria Mangiaforte
 
Studio Manager  
 
Chiara studied philosophy at the University of Palermo, Sicily and completed post graduate studies in communication and social media.

Despite the weather, Chiara loves living in London, where she has been based since 2012. Chiara has been a friendly and familiar face at 111 Pilates for the past 3 years and deals with the day to day management of the studio. Chiara also works as a Production Assistant in the Comics industry.

Victoria Hoyland
 
Sports Massage Therapist
 
Victoria is a qualified Osteopath and Sports Massage therapist. She is also a professional contemporary dancer with over a decade of experience touring and teaching internationally. It was as a dancer that Victoria first came to understand the healing properties of regular sports massage and she combines her skills and expertise to provide dynamic, therapeutic and holistic treatment.

Victoria treats a variety of patients from professional dancers and elite athletes to people who work in sedentary and desk orientated jobs, which brings a lot of postural problems and changes.

Victoria is passionate about the moving body and is ambitious to improve peoples lived body experience, from pain relief to improving function, flexibility and physical self esteem.

Amelia Wilkinson
 
Receptionist
 
Amelia originally trained as a ballet dancer at The Royal Ballet School where due to a number of injuries she was introduced to Pilates for rehabilitation. After leaving the dance world and completing a degree in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London and a Masters in Dance Science at Trinity Laban, Amelia continued to work in the field of dancers health and also completed her Pilates Matwork training with The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI).

Amelia joined 111 Pilates in 2016 as a part-time Receptionist. She is half way through her training to become a physiotherapist at Kings College London and loves working within an environment that combines her love of Pilates and health and well-being.

Mariana Bakewell
 
Osteopath
 
Mariana qualified from the British School of Osteopathy in London with a Master’s Degree, during which time she also gained qualifications in Sports Massage, myofascial release, medical acupuncture, kinesiology taping and Still osteopathic technique.

With a background in music, she is familiar with the discomfort that can arise from postural adaptations that form from playing musical instruments and has an interest in helping musicians manage and prevent any symptoms that occur as a result. She also works regularly with amateur cyclists, runners and weight lifters athletes at endurance events such as the London Marathon.

Her own sporting interests include CrossFit and weightlifting and she works regularly with amateur competitive weightlifters, CrossFit athletes and fitness enthusiasts, many of whom are also full time office workers. This has led to a particular interest in injury recovery, improving mobility and addressing postural issues.

Mariana is registered with the General Osteopathic Council and is a member of the Institute of Osteopathy.

Donna Malcomson
 
Yoga Instructor
 
Donna has been practicing yoga for as long she can remember and teaching it since 2000. She calls her approach Therapeutic Yoga. It is gentle, meditative, restorative and soothing yet also precise and powerful. It is informed by her study and practice of the Feldenkrais Method, Pilates, Tai Chi, Shiatsu and Meditation and Hakomi.
 
Donna’s aim is to inspire curiosity and awaken the natural intelligence of her student’s bodies, empowering them to make meaningful choices about their own movement and potential.
Clara Tan
Clara hails from sunny Sydney, Australia, having also grown up in many cities such as Hong Kong, Seoul, Perth, Auckland, and the Gold Coast. As an active young lass, she would always find herself in and out the doors of physiotherapists’ with injuries. Over time, this developed knowledge and practice of the body and Pilates. Her experience includes injury rehab such as for the ankle, knee, and shoulder, as well as conditions such as neck and back pain, scoliosis, tight hips, and fibromyalgia.
Before certifying as a STOTT® Mat and Reformer instructor, Clara completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Hons. I), where she also formally studied biomechanics and designed orthopedic devices.
While understanding movement deeply at a technical level, Clara enjoys having lots of fun in classes and making things simple and easy to understand. You’re never perfectly ready to do Pilates - come as you are!
Rosemary Kimemia
 
Osteopath
 
Rosemary is a qualified Sports Massage Therapist. She also studied at the British School of Osteopathy where she gained knowledge and experience in successfully treating patients with a wide variety of musculo-skeletal presentations. She enjoys working with patients to help them achieve their physical health goals and provide advice on how to maintain it themselves.

Rosemary enjoys listening to a wide range of music, playing the piano and dance.