Rebecca is a Chartered Physiotherapist with APPI Pilates Certification (Class and Matwork) having trained with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) in London in 2003-4. Rebecca qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1988 and developed her interest in Core stability/Pilates from 1998 as part of her work as a Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist.
She has attended many core stability/muscle imbalance and pilates courses since then, first attending Pilates courses in 1999 with Scott Studios, followed by the Body Control Intensive Matwork Course, exam and supervised practice in 2001/2002. Having incorporated Pilates into clinical practice her interest in the longer term benefits for clients and the general population increased and Rebecca qualified as an APPI instructor in 2004 having completed their matwork and class training.
She set up local Pilates classes in September 2004. The classes have since expanded from two to 13 classes due to popular demand! Rebecca combines working privately as a musculo-skeletal and Mummy MOT physiotherapist, with running her Pilates classes, teaching small private groups and individual Pilates sessions.
Rebecca has a passion for enabling people to keep active and exercise to help them enjoy their life to the full. For many people Pilates complements the other exercise that they do – running, cycling, tennis, swimming, dancing etc. For others Pilates helps them to keep active or manage in their daily lives with a particular problem ie back pain.
Rebecca is a mother of 3 and has a special interest in ensuring safe return to exercise post pregnancy and birth. She has had specialist training in ante-natal and post natal physiotherapy and Pilates and is a Certified Mummy MOT practitioner.
APPI – Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute
The Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute is firmly established as a leading force in the delivery of safe, effective and research based Pilates teacher training.
“The APPI method presents the most current research relevant to Pilates and teaches a realistic framework of exercises to apply to our clients to get the results we are all looking for. It may be performance, muscle toning, rehabilitation, posture or just to be able to move more efficiently and free of pain and stiffness.” – quote from the APPI website – https://appihealthgroup.com/about/the-appi-method/