The Team

 

Rikke

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Having taught her own Classical Pilates classes, in Didsbury and the Prenatal and Postnatal Pilates classes with the Yoga rooms, it only felt natural to bring it all together and open up her own studio on 10 Gawsworth Avenue in Didsbury.

The Studio now open, has become renowned for the Pilates classes, offering Classical Pilates and women’s only classes. Loving Pilates help busy women feel stronger and more connected with weekly,fun and energising Pilates classes.

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Rikke came into Pilates after realising the importance of Pilates in both rehabilitation and for strengthening, to feel more mind body connected. She has worked through the reminiscence of a stroke, and knows the importance of feeling strong through pregnancy and to correctly reconnect, restrengthen and to move from your powerhouse after birth. She is focused making classes for women, ensuring they receive the guidance they need, ensuring they feel they work to their ability. Classes are small to ensure the standard of class is kept high. To ensure we keep the fun even though we work.

Having three children herself, She understands the struggles for women trying to exercise when juggling a busy life, flexibility is therefor offered in all the membership plans. For many women, these classes, have become their time. Time to look after themselves.

Qualifications


2017 -2019 Rikke studied classical Pilates with Kirk James Smith, and is a comprehensively trained 3rd generation teacher. (She is trained to teach all the Pilates equipment)

2015 Pre and postnatal Exercise (HFE)

2014 Pilates teacher Level3 (HFE)

 

Sally Eccleston is a qualified yoga teacher as well as an educational psychologist currently based in Manchester, England. She has been working with children and young people since 2011, and after completing 5 years of study and work experience to become an educational psychologist, decided to travel to Thailand to complete her 200 hours foundation adults’ teacher training with Centered Yoga.

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She has been practicing yoga since 2012, it began as a physical exercise form and evolved into a study and she became a teacher in 2016, she now uses her professional studies and her yoga teaching creating a calming setting and regularly draw on the eight limbs of yoga in order to offer a fuller understanding of the practice. she creates a fun, adaptable and calming practice which is open to all.

Sally Teaches the teen Yoga for Girls and Beginners yoga class at Loving Pilates.

Qualifications


BA Hons in Combined Studies, Psychology and French (Newcastle University) MEd in Psychology of Education (University of Manchester) DAppPsyEd Doctorate of Applied Educational Psychology (University of Nottingham) Yoga Teacher Training 200hr: Centered Yoga, Koh Samui, Thailand (Yoga Alliance accredited) Special Yoga Teacher Training: Special Yoga for Special Children (Yoga Alliance accredited) Special Yoga Teacher Training: Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Children (Yoga Alliance accredited)

Sally

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Millie

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Millie Gair is a certified Barre Concept instructor. She Trained in ballet (RDA) at the Hammond School in Chester & contemporary dance at the London School of Contemporary Dance.

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She uses her experience as a teacher in dance, and movement for actors and dancers at The Manchester College in her barre classes, being creative and have fun in the movements is what makes her an outstanding teacher. She may alter the movement, so that you feel more in control of it.

She is a dancer at heart and plays with the movements to suit the attendees in each class. Not only does Millie have years of teaching experience with actors and dancers, but Millie has performed with UK & international dance companies, it is her wealth of experience and her love for movement is what makes her barre classes special.

The Team

 

Rikke

pilates-instructor-classes-didsbury.jpg

Having taught her own Classical Pilates classes, in Didsbury and the Prenatal and Postnatal Pilates classes with the Yoga rooms, it only felt natural to bring it all together and open up her own studio on 10 Gawsworth Avenue in Didsbury.

The Studio now open, has become renowned for the Pilates classes, offering Classical Pilates and women’s only classes. Loving Pilates help busy women feel stronger and more connected with weekly, fun and energising Pilates classes.

Rikke came into Pilates after realising the importance of Pilates in both rehabilitation and for strengthening, to feel more mind body connected. She has worked through the reminiscence of a stroke, and knows the importance of feeling strong through pregnancy and to correctly reconnect, restrengthen and to move from your powerhouse after birth. She is focused making classes for women, ensuring they receive the guidance they need, ensuring they feel they work to their ability. Classes are small to ensure the standard of class is kept high. To ensure we keep the fun even though we work.

Having three children herself, She understands the struggles for women trying to exercise when juggling a busy life, flexibility is therefor offered in all the membership plans. For many women, these classes, have become their time. Time to look after themselves.

Qualifications

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2017 -2019 Rikke studied classical Pilates with Kirk James Smith, and is a comprehensively trained 3rd generation teacher. (She is trained to teach all the Pilates equipment)

2015 Pre and postnatal Exercise (HFE)

2014 Pilates teacher Level3 (HFE)

 

Sally

teen-yoga-instructor-classes-didsbury copy.png

Sally Eccleston is a qualified yoga teacher as well as an educational psychologist currently based in Manchester, England. She has been working with children and young people since 2011, and after completing 5 years of study and work experience to become an educational psychologist, decided to travel to Thailand to complete her 200 hours foundation adults’ teacher training with Centered Yoga.

She has been practicing yoga since 2012, it began as a physical exercise form and evolved into a study and she became a teacher in 2016, she now uses her professional studies and her yoga teaching creating a calming setting and regularly draw on the eight limbs of yoga in order to offer a fuller understanding of the practice. she creates a fun, adaptable and calming practice which is open to all.

Sally Teaches the teen Yoga for Girls and Beginners yoga class at Loving Pilates.

Qualifications

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BA Hons in Combined Studies, Psychology and French (Newcastle University)

MEd in Psychology of Education (University of Manchester)

DAppPsyEd Doctorate of Applied Educational Psychology (University of Nottingham)

Yoga Teacher Training 200hr: Centered Yoga, Koh Samui, Thailand (Yoga Alliance accredited)

Special Yoga Teacher Training: Special Yoga for Special Children (Yoga Alliance accredited)

Special Yoga Teacher Training: Teaching Yoga and Mindfulness to Children (Yoga Alliance accredited)

 

Millie

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Millie Gair is a certified Barre Concept instructor. She Trained in ballet (RDA) at the Hammond School in Chester & contemporary dance at the London School of Contemporary Dance.

She uses her experience as a teacher in dance, and movement for actors and dancers at The Manchester College in her barre classes, being creative and have fun in the movements is what makes her an outstanding teacher. She may alter the movement, so that you feel more in control of it.

She is a dancer at heart and plays with the movements to suit the attendees in each class. Not only does Millie have years of teaching experience with actors and dancers, but Millie has performed with UK & international dance companies, it is her wealth of experience and her love for movement is what makes her barre classes special.