pilates fetcham

helenHelen lives in Fetcham with her husband who is a musician, their 2 children and two fluffy cats. Having trained as a classical dancer Helen has enjoyed a succesful career in show business but her proudest achievement are her children.

Helen trained originally as a classical dancer at Elmhurst Ballet School. She has enjoyed  an extremely successful career in Musical Theatre performing in the west end productions of Chicago, The Producers, Fosse, Joseph and his Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Grease. She has appeared in Dr Who,and various other TV shows and films such as Delovely and Beyond the Sea. She is particularly proud to have been part of the ITV Saturday Night Diva's programme celebrating women who have survived breast cancer, dancing alongside Celine Dion, Jeninifer Lopez, Alicia Keys, Cha Ka Chan, Girls Aloud to name a few! Her performing career has taken her all over the world. 

Enjoying a healthy strong, flexible, balanced and adaptable body are essential for a successful career in performing.
Helen fell in love with the effectiveness of pilates the very first time she practiced it in 1994 and it has been a constant in her life ever since. She has no doubt that pilates has enabled her to enjoy a painfree and injury free career in dance. Helen realized her a passion for teaching firstly gaining her dance teaching qualifications with distinction. She has taught dance to all ages and abilities from beginners to pro at various schools and colleges. It was whilst Helen was working at The Theatre Royal Drury Lane that she made the decision to expand on her knowledge and gain further certifications to enable her to also each pilates and fitness instruction. Helen then made the natural progression to teach full time. Helen is a certified pilates mat and pilates studio instructor and fitness instructor and in addition has studied workshops on pilates and osteoporosis and pilates and unbalanced bodies. Helen has experience with clients suffering from chronic neck and back pain as well as "pain-free" clients who just want to look and feel better.

Alongside her passion for pilates Helen's love of fitness and movement has lead her to teach fitness group classes. Her experience in so many types of movement allow her to create interesting and challenging aerobic classes and fun adult tap & ballet classes. In fact in 2007 her love and flair of choreographing resulted in her becoming the assistant choreographer for the national tour of Joseph and his amazing technicolour dreamcoat. By combining her dance expertise, fitness knowledge and passion for teaching she can offer a different kind of health and fitness concept. Helen thoroughly enjoys teaching aerobic and adult dance classes and has a good strong following of regular exercisers to invigorate and energize! 

Helen continues to further her education and experience as a teacher and reguarly attends workshops,seminars and training to keep her classes up to date and current.

She loves Balacing Life Through Fitness!

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