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Advanced Pilates


This class is taught by:

Ben Andrews

Ben Andrews is a Level 3 personal trainer with a degree in sport and exercise Science plus qualifications in spin, exercise to music, circuit training and power plate. Having completed a Level 4 qualification in lower-back pain management, his ambition is to set up his own personal training business and specialise in helping lower-back-pain sufferers. Ben is a keen footballer who also enjoys weightlifting and all kinds of cardiovascular exercise. He strongly believes that improving flexibility and core strength improves everyone’s ability to either play sport or carry out day-to-day tasks.

Dayra Penagos

With a natural passion for fitness and following her curiosity, Dayra tried pilates by first time in 2012. She decided to combine Pilates – which she considers it is a very rewarding career - with her demanding role as a mum.

Dayra is a Level 3 Pilates instructor with strong basis on the fundamentals of Pilates philosophy. She is also certified on Pilates with small equipment, Pilates with orthopaedic conditions and pre-post-natal

As she made the decision to change her marketing career to enter the Wellness Industry where she hopes that her passion and dedication can make a difference, her “feel good and feel challenged” classes are aimed to provide a whole body workout, helping you to find you own strength

Peter Clerkin

Originally from County Antrim Northern Ireland, Peter has been involved in sport his whole life.

Over the past 15 years this has been more involved in coaching and teaching, working as a football and basketball coach at youth level with a year long stint coaching 'soccer' in the States.

Peter holds a Honours Degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Edinburgh Napier University, with a focus on exercise physiology, sports biomechanics and sports psychology.

Peter has been teaching mat and reformer Pilates for the past 4 years and believes that, regardless of what your training and health goals, pilates should form an intergral part of any exercise programme.

Charlotte Debattista

Charlotte Debattista Bio
A singer and dancer since the age of nine when her passion for music was ignited. She originally trained in Malta, where she is from, before moving to London to pursue a career in Musical Theatre. She completed her training at the prestigious Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts, and has since performed in venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and various theatres including the West End.
Charlotte’s dance background introduced her to the wonderful world of Pilates; having a passion for health and fitness, she trained with STOTT in both Mat and Reformer Pilates. She has a keen interest in Dynamic Pilates and helps clients work towards an equlibirum between stability, mobility and strength.
She loves teaching and providing individual attention to each client so they can get the most from their workout. Charlotte’s workout aims to articulate the spine, challenge the core and improve the client’s overall fitness. Pilates is intelligent exercise with profound results.
 

Shaun Brooking

Shaun's University Qualification in Sports Science, experience as a Strength and Conditioning coach and great smile, make him the perfect fit to the Absolute team.

His classes are challenging and technically brilliant making sure you will be pushed to your best every time, yet staying safe and in control.

Advanced
This is for the experienced individuals who have a a very good understanding of the breathing, postures and movement as well as being very comfortable with the reformer and it's workings. This level of class is designed to produce very fit and strong individuals. It is not a place for beginners.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu 27 Apr 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Sue Murphy
  • Fri 28 Apr 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Ben Andrews
  • Sun 30 Apr 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Dayra Penagos
  • Mon 01 May 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Sue Murphy
  • Wed 03 May 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Peter Clerkin
  • Wed 03 May 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Ben Andrews
  • Thu 04 May 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Sue Murphy
  • Fri 05 May 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Ben Andrews
  • Sun 07 May 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Dayra Penagos
  • Mon 08 May 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Sue Murphy
  • Wed 10 May 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Peter Clerkin
  • Wed 10 May 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Ben Andrews
  • Thu 11 May 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Charlotte Debattista
  • Fri 12 May 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Ben Andrews
  • Sun 14 May 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Dayra Penagos
  • Mon 15 May 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Shaun Brooking
  • Wed 17 May 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Peter Clerkin
  • Wed 17 May 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Ben Andrews
  • Thu 18 May 11:00 am - 12:00 pm with Charlotte Debattista
  • Fri 19 May 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Ben Andrews