Sharon Thompson

After many years of suffering with back and neck pain. A physiotherapist suggested Pilates to me. At the time I worked in an office, spending many hours sitting at a desk and my poor posture only made my condition worse. I enjoyed Pilates, so it wasn’t a chore for me to practise it regularly. I then decided that I would train to teach others as it had benefitted me so much. I qualified to teach Pilates Matwork in 2006, with Allison Swan of the Pilates Foundation, a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing the highest standards of training to its teachers.

In July 2009 I gained my certificate in Pre and Post Natal Pilates with Rachel Rafiefar of The Thoughtful Body™ and then continued with the full apparatus training with Gordon Thomson and Ellie Ioannidou in South Kensington.


I also completed a series of Pilates Teacher Intensives in 2016, with Shari Berkowitz of The Vertical Workshop, which has deepened my knowledge of anatomy and Physiology and encompasses the science that is being deveoped continually. 

I completed a nine module course of Pilates Therapy, bridging the gap between Pilates and Therapy for Pilates teachers. 

My latest adventure is into the world of NeuroKinetic Therapy® (NKT) which is a tool used to assess dysfunctional movement patterns and reprogram the motor control centre. 


For a complete list of workshops and courses completed Please Click Here.


Jan, Abbots Langley


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