Have you ever wanted to be a Pilates Teacher/Yoga Teacher or Sports Massage therapist?

Marie-Claire has over 15 years of experience in tutoring, assessing and quality assurance and in 2019, teamed up with YBFIT Training and then St Mary’s University, Twickenham in order to continue to deliver high level fitness & therapist training, to kick start your career in the industry. (Click on the links to see where the next courses are running).

Diploma in Instructing Pilates Matwork

Learn how to teach Mat Pilates to a group of individuals and adapt exercises for their different needs and requirements. You will also learn how to prescribe exercises and give advice to individuals with specific postural conditions on a one-one basis.

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Diploma in Sports Massage (Active IQ)

This qualification gives learners the knowledge, integrity, competency and proficiency to perform sports massage on a range of clients who have no underlying pathological conditions.

Successful achievement of the qualification will allow the learner to gain employment within an organisational setting or alternatively in a self-employed environment.

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Diploma in Teaching Yoga (Active IQ)

The Active IQ Diploma in Teaching Yoga is at level 3 on the Regulations Qualifications Framework. It is also recognised by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) and allows access at level 3.

You can gain the full Level 3 Diploma by enrolling onto this course, attending all the training days and completing the assessments. This is a blended learning course which means you will study the theory elements at home with the course manuals at your pace with tutor support.

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“Marie-Claire has an amazing Pilates knowledge base from which she instructs with patience and care.” – Jayne F

Monthly Classical Pilates Mat Class

If you fancy a challenge, join us for this 1.5 to 2 hour session at JD Studio, Sholing, Southampton as we explore ‘the 34’ with adaptations and modifications for those who need it and a really great way of checking up on your strength and conditioning progress.

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Moving Beyond Pain – EVENT AVAILABLE to BOOK

‘Moving Beyond Pain’ is a 3 hour exploration of the latest research in Pain Science, fun activities and practical sessions to help pain sufferers, those working with pain and anyone who knows pain to move forward and get your, or their; lives back.

Marie-Claire is the Author of MOVE Away From Pain, and a former pain sufferer.  Buy the book HERE

Talks available across the UK. Get in touch to discuss one local to YOU.


“Marie-Claire is the perfect Pilates/Yoga instructor and does a good physio type massage too, Pilates has helped my back so much so I’m forever in her debt” – Annabel B

Big respect for Marie-Claire, her knowledgeable teacher training, the course was great….. it has given me some really useful extras to incorporate into each of the various levels of classes I teach. Tracey, Mini Balls Course

Get In Touch

Email: marieclaire@themovementspecialist.co.uk

Tel: 07919 286419

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