Debbie West is a fully trained Pilates teacher trained by the PILATESfoundation UK Ltd. She has over 7 years of teaching experience, teaching a variety of clientele from rehabilitative, sports men and women to those who want an intelligent form of exercise. Debbie also specialises in the teaching of the Pilates method to Pre & Post Natal women. The latter is a field she is developing further. Debbie trained alongside doctors and physiotherapists at The Scott Studio, with Suzanne Scott, who is renowned in the Pilates field. She also teaches regularly at The Scott Studio, which is a teacher-training studio.
teaching Pilates, Debbie had an office-based background and wanted a
career that was truly fulfilling, so she decided to retrain in Pilates.
She enjoys seeing the changes in her clients and their enthusiasm for
Debbie is also qualified as a running coach and leads one of the many groups in Barnstaple. Debbie is listed with the Guild of Pregnancy & Postnatal Exercise Instructors. (see www.postnatalexercise.co.uk)
Continual Professional Development
Megan Sturley is a Chartered Physiotherapist and a Stott Pilates teacher. Megan moved to North Devon from London for a quieter life in the country with her husband and young son. Since graduating with a BSc in Physiotherapy and later completing a Masters in Sports and Exercises Medicine, she has been employed by premiership football and rugby union clubs, including Arsenal, Chelsea, Charlton Athletic and London Irish rugby club. She treated men's' and ladies' first team stars through to young apprentices of the youth academies that she helped structure and develop.
Whilst treating injuries to professional sportsmen and women, Megan has been in constant demand with amateur and recreational sportsmen and women of every age. With modern lifestyle encouraging people of all ages back to the cycle paths, jogging trails and running tracks, first class treatment and preventative advice remains in high demand.
Megan's professional qualifications include: a BSc in Physiotherapy, a Masters in Sports & Exercise Medicine, Member of Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, a Member of the Heath Professions Council, a Member of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sports and Exercise Medicine, qualified in Acupuncture, Manipulation, Mobilisation and Deep Tissue Massage.
Please call to book an appointment for Physiotherapy, Pilates or Sports Massage.