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instructor of the month

Lucie Ormerod

February 2021

WHERE DO YOU TEACH?

After many years of hiring studio spaces and working in health clubs, I now teach from my home studio in north London. This means that the classes are smaller however I enjoy creating a community feel that comes with the smaller size. I currently teach 12 classes online which has resulted in half of my studio being taken up with sound and lighting equipment! I certainly did not not forsee this!

Your teaching tips

I always tell my attendees that they are not just learning to do Pilates within a class each week and to think about incorporating the Pilates principles into their everyday movement throughout the week. For example being aware of their posture and movement whilst carrying out everyday tasks. 

Favourite Exercise and reason why?

My favourite is the bridge. This is because it is both a strength and flexibility exercise but also opens the chest which allows more space for breathing which in turn enhances the feeling of relaxation. 

tell us a little bit about yourself and your experience in the industry

I have enjoyed teaching in various teaching environments,   working in some of London's leading health clubs. Homes place Chelsea, Neils Yard in Covent Garden and the Laboratory N10. I called my home studio urban calm with the aim of creating a tranquil environment within the hustle and bustle of a large city. I hope to continue some of my work in schools where I also teach teen yoga. I enjoy continuing my training every year with well known and inspiring teachers. 

Do you have a motto or mission statement?

keep going!!

Where do you see yourself in 5 years from now?

I am happy teaching my regular classes, spending time with my clients and hope that this continues for the next 5 years. 

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