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