Emma initially studied the Pilates Method through the California-based Pacific Movement Center’ in Santa Cruz.
She comprehensively trained in apparatus and matwork with Stephanie Spencer and furthered her studies with the Master Trainer in GYROTONIC® & GYROKINESIS® she has been teaching since 2007.
In 2010 Emma enrolled on the PoleStar Pilates course with Sherri Betz (Physical Therapist & Polestar Educator, www.therapilates.com) in Santa Cruz Ca, it was this exceptional training that really inspired Emma to refocus on Pilates and teaching functional movement.
Emma has taught a wide-ranging clientele of all ages and fitness goals, developing a focus on rehabilitative and post-Physical Therapy needs. She brings sensitivity and dedication to her teaching, encouraging her clients to achieve self-awareness and precision in their workouts. Emma believes in the client-centered workout, and structures each lesson to address each individual body. She is described as knowledgeable, attentive and compassionate.
Emma cultivates a focus on encouraging clients to use what they have learned in the studio into their everyday life and is very committed to continuing education she constantly deepens her studies of the human body, Pilates & other movement modalities.
Emma is currently the vice chair of the PMA (Pilates Method Alliance) UK Chapter. The PMA is the professional association and certifying agency for Pilates teachers.
Recent Pilates & GYROTONIC® studies include:
PMA® -CPT (Certified Pilates Teacher) 2015
Fletcher Adjunct Faculty UK 2015
Brent Anderson’s Chronic Pain Course (Polestar) 2014
Fletcher Comprehensive graduate – Deborah Mendoza, Martha Ramirez, Sabra Blacklock 2014
Fletcher Pilates® Intensive Licensing Course – Kyria Sabin 2013
Anatomy in Clay – Ky Carnell-Russell 2012
Fletcher Pilates with Catherine Anderson 2011-12
Ellie Herman 2010-2012
Dixie Funlee Shumann 2011-2012
Jillian Hessel Pilates 2011
Juliu Horath GYROKINESIS® 2010