All the trainers and staff are mature, experienced and confident: they all make you feel very welcome.
Meet our health team
Our health team are here to assist you to get fitter, feel better and learn more about healthy living.
Health MOT / Nutrition adviser
07762 543207 |
Gemma combines her work as a personal trainer / strength & conditioning coach with a real passion for her clients health and well being. As well as inventing the Health MOT offering, she strongly believes that better education and understanding of nutrition is the bedrock of a healthy and happy lifestyle.
07970 647707 |
Jason is a strong believer in the statement that "two thirds of our health and fitness is dependent on what we eat and drink". He works alongside Gemma in nutrition and diet analysis and is also a personal trainer.
Certified Pilates Instructor
07515 252331 |
With over 10 years experience of teaching Pilates Elaine has established a committed client base at Halton running 7 classes a week as well as individual sessions. Her knowledge as a Physiotherapist helps to ensure clients are working at the correct level for their condition and even in a class situation can modify their exercises accordingly. Elaine has lead a variety of classes from ante/postnatal to advanced and enjoys using a variety of equipment such as foam rollers, magic circles, weights and fitballs to keep the classes interesting and challenging. She has many Pilates converts that were dubious who now love it! Come and give it a go! Please visit her website for more information.
07595 946721 |
Laura has the Advanced Diploma in Pilates Mat and Equipment (Alan Herdman’s accredited Pilates teacher training programme following Joseph Pilates’ Classical School), awarded after passing a one year full time intensive instructors course. She has been teaching for 3 years and combines this with her previous qualifications in Sports & Remedial Massage and Myofascial Release and her current studies in Advanced Clinical Massage. She loves both the intensity of one to one studio and equipment sessions, which she considers a speciality, and the fun of the mat classes! A keen sportswoman, Laura discovered Pilates whilst seeking a remedy for a recurring sports injury so has personally experienced the positive impact of Pilates on her own sporting performance, injury recovery and general strength and well-being.
Yoga Alliance qualified yoga teacher
07595 896661 |
Annabel qualified with distinction as a Yoga Teacher having practiced yoga herself since 2001. With a running background, she is keen to promote the benefits of a regular yoga practice, not just for runners but for all sports. Yoga's unique versatility offers an excellent complement to sport, and is suitable for everyone, helping to improve strength and coordination, prevent injury and rebalance both the body and mind. Annabel's classes are based on a Hatha Flow style of yoga, meaning postures are connected with movement and breathing to create heat within the body, whilst holding the postures improves strength and flexibility. Please contact Annabel if you have any questions.
Chartered Physiotherapist and Sports Injury Clinic, Director of Halton Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic
01296 622007 | 07891 547178 |
David graduated as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1995 and has over 13 years clinical expertise. Having worked in both the NHS and for the MoD he has a wide and extensive range of experience and postgraduate education in the assessment and management of musculoskeletal injuries sustained in sport, training and everyday life. He integrates a variety of different recognised approaches to musculoskeletal injury, to ensure each clients condition is managed according to its presentation or individual need. Combining a range of skills; including joint manipulation, stretching, education and exercise therapy; he rehabilitates the ‘whole’ individual to ensure clients recover and feel empowered to prevent a recurrence.
07515 252331 |
Elaine has been a Chartered Physiotherapist since 1995 and a Certified Pilates Instructor (APPI) since 2003. Elaine has a holistic approach to treatment and rehabilitation having worked with a wide variety of performance clients through to the everyday acute, chronic and post operative conditions. She has developed a particular interest in myofascial and visceral manipulation and combines this with the use of kinesiology taping to release the soft tissues to gain greater flexibility. Elaine incorporates her pilates knowledge into the recovery process thereby improving overall performance and helping to prevent re-injury. Always keen to learn Elaine likes to keep her skills updated. Please visit her website for more information.
Christine Styles MFHT BTEC(L4) ITEC(L3)
Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist
07599 974806 | Email Christine
Christine qualified as a Sports and Remedial massage therapist earlier in 2013. She was top of her class in both theory and practical exams and her case studies covered a wide variety of injuries including tennis elbow, achilles tendonitis, calf strain, shoulder injury and groin strain. During 2013 Christine had the privilege of working with the England Masters hockey team at the Home international tournament held in Wakefield and has continued to develop her skills and experience with other clients. A keen sportswoman, Christine works hard at keeping fit and has many years' experience of playing hockey. She also has a strong understanding and love of many other sports including football, golf, tennis and cricket. She appreciates the need to prevent injuries and the need for correct and appropriate rehabilitation and treatment after injury having had hands on experience of what the various therapists can offer now embodied with her own knowledge and experience.
Shiatsu Massage Therapist
07713 324676 |
Ann Magee DS, MRSS, studied for 3 years at the European School of Shiatsu, attaining a distinction in bodywork. Course work included Anatomy. Physiology and Pathology. She is a qualified member of the Shiatsu Society, and completed a post graduate course at the Classically Based Shiatsu School in London.